While the Veda Samhitas are the recognised primary source of divine inspiration, their hidden intention, purported message, is supposed to be prominently revealed in the Upanishads. The Vedas are said to be capable of a variety of interpretation, a knowledge of the Adhidaiva or the transcendent divinity, Adhibhuta or the created universe. Adhyatma or the deepest subjective consciousness, Adhiyajna or the field of action and sacrifice, and Adhidharma or the function of law and order.
Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
Use it, then to advance your enlightenment; or it will be gone and never in your power again. This makes it hard to plan the day.
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit not a vegetable. Wisdom is knowing not to include it in a fruit salad.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles but misguided men". The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. Know which is your path and follow it wherever it may lead you. Do not feel you have to follow is someone else's footsteps. American President Thomas Jefferson "He who awaits much can expect little.
Life is about creating yourself. You're only at fault if you know about the problem and choose to do nothing. How else, indeed, to clap the net over the butterfly of the moment?
Patton "No good act performed in the world ever dies. Science tells us that no atom of matter can ever be destroyed, that no force once started ever ends; it merely passes through a multiplicity of ever-changing phases.
Every good deed done to others is a great force that starts an unending pulsation through time and eternity. We may not know it, we may never hear a word of gratitude or recognition, but it will all come back to us in some form as naturally, as perfectly, as inevitably, as echo answers to sound.
You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. It is an ability to work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
Fellowship Of The Ring" by J R R Tolkien "There is no guarantee of reaching a goal at a certain time, but there is a guarantee of never attaining goals that are never set.
But why should love stop at the border? The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience. Novelist Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley "People will not always remember what you said.
People will not always remember what you did. But people will always remember how you made them feel". Anonymous "Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
Patton "Believe, no pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.Zen and the Art of Divebombing, or The Dark Side of the Tao. Whoever is called a great minister, when he finds that he cannot morally serve his prince, he resigns.
Jizo in Japan (Ksitigarbha, Ti Tsang, Dizang), One of Modern Japan's Most Beloved Deities. Digital Dictionary of Buddhism in Japan. CONCENTRATION AND MEDITATION By Sri Swami Sivananda "Concentration and Meditation" form the inner core of the practice of Yoga: It is the key to the door of Inner Illumination and constitutes the central pivot round which all Sadhana in the spiritual revolves.
Detailed overview of the life of the Buddha along with his main concepts and teachings on the four truths, 8-fold path, aggregates, enlightenment factors, etc., using many Pali terms. Vedas. Vishnu is a Vedic deity, but not a prominent one when compared to Indra, Agni and others.
Just 5 out of hymns of the Rigveda, a 2nd millennium BCE Hindu text, are dedicated to Vishnu, and he finds minor mention in the other hymns. Vishnu is mentioned in the Brahmana layer of text in the Vedas, thereafter his profile rises and over the history of Indian mythology, states Jan Gonda.
I. For Lords and Lamas Along with the blood drenched landscape of religious conflict there is the experience of inner peace and solace that every religion promises, none more so than regardbouddhiste.comng in marked contrast to the intolerant savagery of other religions, Buddhism is neither fanatical nor dogmatic--so say its adherents.