changes -- if they are destined they will occur naturally as a result
of a deep sense -- conscious or unconscious -- of wanting a new name or
an alteration of the current name. The prominent point regarding
name changes is that we cannot manipulate our destiny, as we may
erroneously believe, by changing our name. However, it may be in
our destiny to make a change of name at some point in time, but to
think it is in our hands to change our destiny is not in keeping with
spiritual law. Our destinies are forged for us before we exit our
Following are a few quotes corroborating the reality of predestination.
Notice the diversity of cultures and religions supporting a fated life.
~ Destiny Quotes ~
But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.
Christ: The Holy Bible - St. Matthew 10:30
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.
The Bible - Ecclesiastes 3:1
What God writes on your forehead you will become.
The Unknowable Lord's pen inscribes the Destinies of all beings on their foreheads.
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.
No living man can send me to the shades before my time;
no man of woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
Homer -The Iliad (bk. VI, l. 623), (Bryant's translation)
Destiny Commands --- We Must Obey!
Sir Winston Churchill
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end,
by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect,
as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables or cosmic dust -
we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.
Dr. Albert Einstein
There is an account of every minute of a man's life.
Illness, poverty, health, wealth and so on are all predestined.
Sawan Singh-With the Three Masters, Vol. I, p. 140
All men come into this world with a destiny of their own which
goes on pushing them relentlessly on the course already marked out for them.
Charan Singh-Quest for Light, p. 360
What destiny has planned for you will come to pass without any planning on your part.
Your destiny will cause you to act and make effort according to its plan.