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by Ajay0
Fri May 13, 2022 11:06 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...
Replies: 43
Views: 8478

Re: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...

A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine. ~ Meher Baba All spiritual disciplines are done with a view to still the mind. The perfectly still mind is universal spirit. ~ Swami Ramdas Non-action is unceasing activity. The sage is characterized by etern...
by Ajay0
Wed May 11, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: Sadhguru on meditation and going beyond logic..
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Sadhguru on meditation and going beyond logic..

Insightful article by Sadghuru on meditation and place of logic in life.... https://isha.sadhguru.org/yoga/yoga-articles-meditation/meditation-going-beyond-logic/ Sadhguru: The mind is always about the past that you have accumulated; it is never about what is happening now. It is a useful tool to ha...
by Ajay0
Fri May 06, 2022 5:56 am
Forum: Christianity, Gnosticism-Christian mysticism
Topic: Baltacar Gracian's 'The art of worldly wisdom'
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Baltacar Gracian's 'The art of worldly wisdom'

I first came across some of the sayings of Baltacar Gracian in a Readers Digest copy and became hooked. Even now I enjoy reading it and prize some of its eloquent sayings. :thumbsup: In fact I wish I had read it at a much younger age as it would have helped me develop the quality of my character muc...
by Ajay0
Tue May 03, 2022 9:43 am
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Why is a dragon carved on Jain temple in Mangalore?
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Why is a dragon carved on Jain temple in Mangalore?

Interesting article on medieval globalisation.... https://theprint.in/opinion/dragon-carved-on-jain-temple-in-mangalore-medieval-africa-china-trade-holds-answer/905221/ In a quiet Jain temple in Moodbidri near Mangalore, Karnataka, constructed around 1430 CE, are some carvings that one would never e...
by Ajay0
Sat Apr 30, 2022 11:03 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: Sitting in an asana brings clarity right away...
Replies: 0
Views: 32

Sitting in an asana brings clarity right away...

Insightful article by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on asanas and the mental stability it brings... https://www.artofliving.org/nl-en/yoga/patanjali-yogasutra/knowledge-sheet-84 "Anytime you are confused and your mind is in conflict, do asanas. Sit in an asana and you see that clarity comes right away. ...
by Ajay0
Wed Apr 27, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: On the nature of auspiciousness...
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: On the nature of auspiciousness...

"One is generally joyful when in contact with pleasurable experiences but when one comes in touch with experiences that are not favourable the mind loses its equilibrium. The mind then leaps about and expresses itself as words and actions. Whatever the object that has caused this imbalance, th...
by Ajay0
Tue Apr 26, 2022 7:51 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...
Replies: 43
Views: 8478

Re: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...

Vedanta contains eternal truths that are meant for the entire humanity. Their knowledge is neither emotional nor intellectual, but represents the actual reality that is. It teaches us that preoccupation with the past and the future makes for an agitated present. And as our actions are the greatest ...
by Ajay0
Tue Apr 19, 2022 6:58 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Food and its dangers
Replies: 18
Views: 4773

Re: Food and its dangers

Endosulfan pesticide poisoning tragedy in Kerala, India is a good case study of the harmful use of pesticides. The Supreme Court, on January 10,2017 directed the Kerala government to pay Rs 500 crores in three months as compensation to over 5,000 victims of the use of endosulfan pesticide. https://w...
by Ajay0
Sat Apr 16, 2022 10:25 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Food and its dangers
Replies: 18
Views: 4773

Re: Food and its dangers

I had been read a book recently by the female enlightened sage Mata Amritanandamayi where she talks about the pollution in nature. Most of the customs observed in the old days benefited nature. In the past, when children were vaccinated, their mothers applied cow dung to the injection spot to make i...
by Ajay0
Sat Apr 16, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...
Replies: 43
Views: 8478

Re: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...

The Self, our Being, is awareness. ~ Sri Muruganar The mind is only a bundle of thoughts. ~ Ramana Maharshi Awareness goes on growing higher and the mind goes on growing smaller – in the same proportion. If awareness is fifty percent then mind is cut to fifty percent. If awareness is seventy percen...
by Ajay0
Sat Apr 16, 2022 9:31 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on how everything manifests when one meditates...
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on how everything manifests when one meditates...

Insightful article by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on how everything manifests when one meditates.... https://wisdom.srisriravishankar.org/everything-manifests-meditate/ Having an attitude of gratefulness for all that we have received in life also resolves karma. Do not criticize or condemn anyone. However,...
by Ajay0
Thu Apr 14, 2022 6:49 am
Forum: Jhanas / Dhyana
Topic: The Brahmakumaris on making time for meditation
Replies: 0
Views: 74

The Brahmakumaris on making time for meditation

Interesting article by the Prajapita Brahmakumaris on making time for meditation, especially for busy people. https://www.brahmakumaris.org/meditation/time-for-meditation Throughout the day - Traffic Control We are all drivers on the highway of life, and every now and then it is good to check the di...
by Ajay0
Wed Apr 13, 2022 7:34 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: On the nature of auspiciousness...
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: On the nature of auspiciousness...

http://www.ramaquotes.com/html/places_power.html There are many ways to store power. You can visit places of power, special locations on the earth that are charged with power. There are places where there is more power. Just as there is more power in the chakras, there is more power in certain place...
by Ajay0
Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Ahimsa
Topic: Study finds vegan diet reduces joint pain in arthritis
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Study finds vegan diet reduces joint pain in arthritis

Researchers have found that a low-fat vegan diet improves joint pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. https://theprint.in/health/study-finds-vegan-diet-may-ease-arthritis-pain/909784/ The study was published in the journal ‘American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine’. “A plant-based diet could be ...
by Ajay0
Mon Apr 11, 2022 4:47 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...
Replies: 43
Views: 8478

Re: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...

Violence generates more violence; hatred produces more hatred. Peace cannot be conquered. Peace cannot be the result of violence. Peace comes to us only when we dissolve the Ego, when we destroy within us all those psychological factors that produce war. ~ Samael Aun Weor We must experience the Tru...
by Ajay0
Sat Apr 09, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Thread dedicated to reincarnation articles and books
Replies: 25
Views: 10565

Re: Thread dedicated to reincarnation articles and books

A UK man claims that a hypnosis session triggered vivid memories of his past life as an airplane photographer and gunner during World War One. https://www.odditycentral.com/news/man-vividly-remembers-past-life-as-wwi-pilot.html Steve Mulligan was born in 1961, in the city of Manchester, but also has...
by Ajay0
Fri Apr 08, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Secular Buddhism, secular Dharma
Topic: Unleashing the Power of Mindfulness in Corporations
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Unleashing the Power of Mindfulness in Corporations

An insightful article on mindfulness in corporations... https://www.bcg.com/publications/2018/unleashing-power-of-mindfulness-in-corporations In their recent book, Altered Traits, Daniel Goleman, a Harvard psychologist, and Richard Davidson, a neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, p...
by Ajay0
Wed Apr 06, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: Bhagavad Gita
Replies: 54
Views: 62726

Re: Bhagavad Gita

His credentials or he's fake and/or has a hoarding problem. One of the paramitas is generosity and one of the three kinds is giving Dharma. Buddha had said that the gift of knowledge is the greatest gift of all , and Krishna had stated that there is nothing in this world as purifying as wisdom and ...
by Ajay0
Tue Apr 05, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...
Replies: 43
Views: 8478

Re: Quotes on Awareness\Mindfulness...

Self-awareness is increased much more rapidly by observing feelings rather than thoughts. The thoughts associated with even one feeling may literally run into the thousands. The understanding of the underlying emotion and its correct handling is, therefore, more rewarding and less time-consuming tha...
by Ajay0
Tue Apr 05, 2022 10:27 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: Bhagavad Gita
Replies: 54
Views: 62726

Re: Bhagavad Gita

He can quote as much as he wants, but practice is that which kills us. Practice is what kills the ego. "Krishna said" Krishna doesn't talk to me. Yes, practice as in application is what eliminates the ego. The 3 methods Sravana ( reading or hearing of scriptural teachings), manana (contem...