God-Sized Hole


We have a hole within us that can't be filled with the normal things that we try to fill it with like: money, relationships, food, sex, scrolling on our phones, TV, productiveness, alcohol, drugs, pleasure, etc.


The concept of the God-sized hole first appeared in 1670 from French philosopher Blaise Pascal. He said, “What else does this craving, and this helplessness, proclaim but that there was once in man a true happiness, of which all that now remains is the empty print and trace? This he tries in vain to fill with everything around him, seeking in things that are not there the help he cannot find in those that are, though none can help, since this infinite abyss can be filled only with an infinite and immutable object; in other words by God himself.”- Blaise Pascal, Pensées VII(425)


Only God can fill this God-sized hole. That's one reason Yoga makes so much sense. The practices of Yoga fill the God-sized hole because these...

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