The Leela Foundation
Dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization

Disappearing into Love

“I don’t know what’s going on right now. I wanted to meet you for the first time. I’ve met you before, but never really met you. I had an experience last week of being here, and it’s so delicious, but if I look for it I can’t find it.” “That’s right” “But it doesn’t go away” “That’s right, because if you look for it you’re looking away.”


Truth will set you Free

We’re here only for the Truth. The Truth will set free. If what you want is the truth more than anything, the truth is the burning ground of freedom. If what you want is anything else you’ll miss the mark. If what you want is bliss, well there is lots of experiences that can give you bliss. If what you want is peace there are lot of things that give you a kind of peace, you can get numb, you can have an IV drip, you can take pills, to get a kind of peace. So peace is a byproduct, I love true Peace it’s beautiful, but if that is all you are going for you are missing something essential…


Full Responsibility

I had a profound awakening in 1971, a classic enlightenment experience. I’m a product of the sixties. I was extruded through that mold. You know, so those of you who are of my same generation, you get extruded through the mold like the cream comes through the cake mold, right, so whatever the particular time and moment of your incarnation that’s the flavor that we take on. So that was my flavor was the sixties, so it was a time of rebellion for me. Time of trying to find freedom, trying to find freedom through the politics, trying to find freedom through society, demanding freedom, fighting for freedom. And finally finding myself in fighting against the war in vietnam a federal fugitive and not knowing what to do. We all have crossroads in our life, certain choice points, certain moments where we have to either choose from our heart or choose from our head and I was at one of these dilemma moments…