ATTACHMENT AND AVERSION

“There are principles to regulate attachment and aversion pertaining to the senses and their objects. One should not come under the control of such attachment and aversion, because they are ...
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CREATIVITY – A DIVINE ACTUATION

"While it is true that scientific results are entirely independent from religious or moral considerations, those individuals to whom we owe the great creative achievements of science were all of ...
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DEFILEMENT THROUGH DESIRE

There are five defilements: defilements of desire, of thought, of the people, of life itself and of the age. T'ien-t'ai, a Buddhist philosopher active in China in the sixth century, ...
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DESCENDANCE AND ASCENDANCE OF THE DIVINE

“Starting upon the long journey immaculate; descending more and more into sinful matter, and having connected himself with every atom in manifested Space – the Pilgrim, having struggled through and ...
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EMPTINESS – FROM A SPIRITUAL AND SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE

"The intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible." ~ Bruce Lee “Concerning matter, we have been all wrong. What we have called matter ...
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BRIDGE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH

“My heart has become capable of every form; It is a pasture for gazelles and a convent for Christian monks, And a temple for idols and the pilgrim's Ka'ba And ...
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DISAPPEARING DUALITY

From the un-manifest I came, And pitched my tent, in the Forest of Material existence. I passed through mineral and vegetable kingdoms, Then my mental equipment carried me into the ...
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GRACE AND FREE WILL

“Grace is necessary to salvation, free will equally so but grace in order to give salvation, free will in order to receive it. Therefore, we should not attribute part of ...
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IMMENSITY OF SILENCE

A man once asked Rumi “why is it you talk so much about silence” and he replied “The radiant one inside me has never said a word”. This is reflected ...
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TEACHINGS OF NATURAL ELEMENTS

"Earth teaches us patience and love. Air teaches us mobility, Fire teaches us warmth and courage; Sky teaches us equality and broadmindedness, Water teaches us purity and cleanliness." ............... Panna ...
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BLAZING FIRE OF MATERIAL EXISTENCE

“The spiritual master is receiving benediction from the ocean of mercy. Just as the cloud pours water on the forest fire to extinguish it, so the spiritual master extinguishes the ...
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