Spirituality items

  • Quote: “Can you not see the plank in your own eye?”

    Quote: “Can you not see the plank in your own eye?”

    “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? – Matthew 7:3 This well known quote comes from the Bible. The context is For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it […]

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  • Quotes on the Present Moment

    Quotes on the Present Moment

    I love the present moment, Now, More than I love Anything. Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 26, Agni Press, 2002.

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  • 15 Laws of Life by Swami Vivekananda

    15 Laws of Life by Swami Vivekananda

    1. Love Is The Law Of Life: All love is expansion, all selfishness is contraction. Love is therefore the only law of life. He who loves lives, he who is selfish is dying. Therefore, love for love’s sake, because it is law of life, just as you breathe to live.

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  • Hilda Charlton – a tribute

    Hilda Charlton – a tribute

    (Hilda Charlton was a spiritual teacher who taught meditation in New York City from 1965 to 1988. In her teachings Hilda stressed the importance of a life of giving and forgiving, unconditional love and remembrance of God. She uplifted the lives of thousands of people who sought her spiritual guidance. She was born in London […]

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  • I am Sitting on a Mountain

    I am Sitting on a Mountain

    I am sitting on a mountain. I am casting shadows into the sky. I did not invite it but the sun has come And is now playing tag with my feet. I am whispering to clouds today, “Watch out for my shoulders,” For I wish no harm To all my soft friends. Where do you […]

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  • Love Your Enemies

    Love Your Enemies

    Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 47 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, pray for them that persecute you; 48 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the […]

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  • World Festival of the Heart

    World Festival of the Heart

    The World Festival of the Heart is an initiative to promote a world of peace and understanding through a variety of different programs. The World Festival of the Heart seeks to celebrate the best aspects of life. “The program is designed for anyone who has a passion for life, the world and our future. We […]

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  • On Atheism

    On Atheism

    When I enter bookshops, I often see books discussing atheism. As a spiritual seeker I don’t have much interest in these books. Whether others believe in God or not is not of any concern. I rather like the quote of Thomas Jefferson: "But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are […]

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  • Characteristics of a Liberated Soul

    Characteristics of a Liberated Soul

    1. Humility A liberated soul knows that he is not the doer. He knows and feels that he is a mere instrument for the higher power. It is this awareness that enables him to be a channel for divine light. A liberated soul does not deal with his own individual will and individual freedom; he […]

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  • Science and Spirituality

    Science and Spirituality

    Traditionally science and spirituality have been at loggerheads. Science is concerned with man’s material success, spirituality, on the other hand, is interested in man’s inner realities. Is this conflict inevitable, or can the different arts of science and spirituality be complementary? "Science has the capacity to show mankind the full development of the mental life. […]

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