Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.
Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
Although you may not always be able to avoid difficult situations,you can modify the extent to which you can suffer by how you choose to respond to the situation.
The purpose of our life needs to be positive. We weren't born with the purpose of causing trouble, harming others. For our life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities—warmth, kindness, compassion. Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful—happier.
Our day-to-day existence is very much alive with hope, although there is no guarantee of our future. There is no guarantee that tomorrow at this time we will be here. But we are working for that purely on the basis of hope. So, we need to make the best use of our time. I believe that the proper utilization of time is this: if you can, serve other [continue reading...]
World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.
It appears to me that we are, first and foremost, looking for the experience of love.
To my mind, the self or ego is not who we are.
Be easy about your life, letting all struggles and concerns go. No longer try to make things happen... with less resistance and more allowing, unwanted things cannot remain.
Accept - then act. Whatever this present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.
To be calmly active and actively calm—a Prince of Peace sitting on the throne of poise, directing the kingdom of activity—is to be spiritually healthy. Too much activity makes one an automaton and too much calmness makes one lazy and impractical.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
We need enlightenment, not just individually but collectively, to save the planet.