Who the hell is Dandapani?

Dandapani is a Sri Lankan former Hindu monk raised in Australia. Dandapani quit his monastic life to pursue a career as an entrepreneur and public speaker.

Quotes by Dandapani

“As soon as we control where awareness goes, we control where energy flows. As soon as we control where the energy is flowing, we control what is manifesting in our life. And meditation is the art and science of directing awareness.”

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“Be the person you needed when you were younger.”

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“Don’t pursue happiness; pursue a lifestyle that gives happiness!”

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“Emotions are a powerful tool. Controlled and directed they can manifest amazing things. Uncontrolled they can wreak havoc on your life.”

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“Friendships are not light switches that you flick on and off when it is convenient for you or when you need it to serve you.”

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“Happiness is the byproduct of success. Choose wisely what you desire for.”

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“It is only when we have a methodical step-by-step approach to meditation with a goal clearly defining that we will not get distracted and discouraged by the challenges that arise. We can view them as lessons on the path that need to be learnt and applied in life so that they do repeat themselves.”

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“It is your choice to make your mind a heaven or hell to live in.”

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“It takes tremendous courage, will, and self-compassion to break the habits. Challenge yourself to live a different and better way, if not now, then when? Life is ever ebbing away.”

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“Later usually never comes. Just do it now!”

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“Life truly is a manifestation of where we invest our energy.”

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“Once you control your mind, you can achieve anything in life.”

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“So many people always want a piece of someone else’s pie but they don’t want to do any of the work it takes to create that pie.”

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“Taking responsibility for one’s own actions is the first step in understanding the law of karma.”

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“The only person you have to be is yourself.”

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“The past cannot be changed, forgotten, changed, or erased; it can only be accepted.”

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“The reason you are stressed is because you don’t keep your awareness on one thing at a time.”

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“Treat energy the same way you treat money. It is a finite commodity that needs to be wisely invested.”

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“Visualization is a conscious exercising of the power of thought to create mental images to design and create the future.”

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“We can always be better than what we are so don’t worry about not being good enough. If you never try you will never know. Affirm to yourself daily that you can do it and don’t stop until it is done.”

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“We need to look at our mind, body and emotions as tools. We own them. They don’t own us.”

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“What excuse do I have not to be kind? None at all.”

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“When was the last time you had a meeting with your energy? Meditation, you could say, is having a daily meeting with your energy.”

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“Withdraw your energy from people in your life who are inherently energy vampires. Practice being affectionately detached with them but always kind, gentle, sincere and loving towards them.”

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“You have fear when you are not confident in your own personal powers of creation.”

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“Your desires, the focus of your energy, change as you mature, causing you to leave old desires and create new ones.”

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“Your subconscious can be your greatest barrier or your greatest ally. You must choose what you want it to be. Then work to mould it to be one of these.”

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