We are not isolated islands. We are all links in a chain. We cannot wait for others to change. We should be
Why should he ignore the objects of the world? The joy that springs from them is just an illusion and has no real standing.
Surely time is movement.
There are certain principles of life that are universal and unchangeable. These principles are like lighthouses... It is the ship in the ocean which has to change direction.
There was anger, lust, greed, jealousy, passion for wealth, ego—he put up everything for sale, and people bought them all.
Sri Adi Sankaracharya says in the Vivekachoodamani that while the real alone exists, the unreal is only a projection of the mind which has to be ignored.
It is also essential that we develop the qualities of patience, mental strength and optimistic faith to help us face adverse situations.
Hence, we may either refer to all of them together as the mind, or as the mind intellect, or as the mind-intellect-ego, or as the mind-intellect subconscious-ego mechanism.
It’s our conscious connection to a purpose that helps us move forward during the dull, pointless moments of life. In fact, it is this that gives meaning and purpose to our lives.
The Yajur Veda declares for the one who sees even a little bit of difference experiences fear.
Our aspiration should be to become a sensible, gentle nation, which creates wellbeing for itself and as far as possible, wellbeing for everyone in the world.
Unfortunately, people are more focused on the problem that’s why instead of witnessing anything positive, they are going through episodes of fear going round and round in a loop.
The path of downfall is instant for the one whose eyes are taken away from the goal even a bit.
You enjoy life only to the extent you are objective. Lack of this vital quality is the cause of all suffering.
Just having faith in a doctor will not cure our ailment. The patient—says a diabetes patient—should take the medicine as well as follow the prescribed diet.