Things that are real are given and received in silence. God has been everlastingly working in silence, unobserved, unheard, except by those who experience His infinite silence.
You love your family, but not your neighbor. You love your parents, but not others’ parents. You love your religion, but not all religions. You love your country, but not all countries. This is not true love, it is limited love. Transformation of limited love into divine love is the goal of spirituality.
Begin with yourself. There is no time to waste. It is your duty to do your part to bring God’s kingdom on earth.
Character is formed from the repeated choice of thoughts and action. Make the right choice-you shall have a firm and noble character.
The Guru believes in one God. They believe that all the gurus are the same as Nanak
One’s inner light alone is the means, naught else. When this inner light is kept alive, it is not affected by the darkness of inertia.
A man’s value depends upon his courage and resolution, his veracity depends upon his traits of nobility and self-respect and his chastity depends upon his sense of honor.
The present moment is indeed a ‘present’ from the Divine… Life as it is happening now, learn to appreciate it, rejoice in it.
This deep self-confidence, uncompromising quest for Truth is a lesson for all of us.
Fasting in the monastic community is considered an ascetic practice, a “dhutanga” practice. Dhutanga means “to shake up” or “invigoration”. The Buddha, as is well known, emphasized moderation, the Middle Way that avoids extremes, in all things. Fasting is an additional method that one can take up, with supervision, for a time.