If you have knowledge
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. â€”Margaret Fuller
And that knowledge by which one is attached to one kind of work as the all in all, without knowledge of the truth, and which isvery meager, is said to be in the mode of darkness. (18.22)
Sri Sri: Knowledge is possible only when you come close. It can’t blossom from distance. Being together is the foundation of knowledge.
This knowledge is the king of education, the most secret of all secrets. It is the purest knowledge, and because it gives directperception of the self by realization, it is the perfection of religion. It is everlasting, and it is joyfully performed. (9.2)
Today our knowledge has expanded greatly with the help of science and technology. But knowledge regarding our own mind, our deep nature, is still limited in the Western world.
Having obtained real knowledge from a self-realized soul, you will never fall again into such illusion, for by this knowledge youwill see that all living beings are but part of the Supreme, or, in other words, that they are Mine. (4.35)
Sri Sri: Knowledge and devotion are two legs of a chair. If you pull one, next follows. Knowledge brings devotion and vice versa.
Knowledge, the object of knowledge, and the knower are the three factors that motivate action; the senses, the work and the doerare the three constituents of action. (18.18)
In the Buddhist context, light is particularly associated with wisdom and knowledge; darkness is associated with ignorance and a state of mis-knowledge. The metaphor of light is a common image in all the major religious traditions.
He is the source of light in all luminous objects. He is beyond the darkness of matter and is unmanifested. He is knowledge, He isthe object of knowledge, and He is the goal of knowledge. He is situated in everyone’s heart. (13.18)