You are living now, in the dark, in ignorance. The knowledge that you are the Divine spark, encased in the sheaths of bliss, intelligence, feelings, sensations and organic substances - this knowledge is the light. You must light your own lamp. You cannot walk in the light of another's lamp. You cannot exist on the money in the purse of another. Have your own money; then alone are you free. Earn knowledge yourself. Even knowing it is not enough; you must experience it. The well has water, but that is not enough. It must be brought up in the bucket and used to wash and to quench thirst.
- Baba -