Quotes by Bede Griffiths

Bede Griffiths OSB Cam (17 December 1906 – 13 May 1993), born Alan Richard Griffiths and also known by the end of his life as Swami Dayananda (“bliss of compassion”), was a British-born Benedictine monk and priest who lived in ashrams in South India and became a noted yogi. (Wikipedia)

Love For Us and For God

Love in its fullness is both the love of God for us and our love for God…. This is the nature of the religious experience. To know the love of God is to reflect on it, to realize it, to experience it in the heart.

Vital Importance

The place of the body and the senses…in the spiritual life is of vital importance in our understanding of spiritual life today. The sacramental principle is inherent in the very idea of incarnation, but in Christianity as in other religions, there is always a tendency to depreciate the body and the senses and to suppose that the intellect and the will are the unique sources of spiritual transformation.