“The difference between you and an animal is that the animal has limited compassion and you can have unlimited compassion.” Yogi BhajanRead the rest
You must be the peacemaker. Your community cannot get along without you.
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Tao Te Ching – Verse 31
Weapons are the tools of violence;
all decent men detest them.
Weapons are the tools of fear;
a decent man will avoid them
except in the direst necessity
and, if compelled, will use them… Read the rest
“Is anybody under his own control? Are you here because of me? And am I here because of you? No. It is the Will of the One to be one with everyone and so He wills and so He desires … Read the rest
Tao Te Ching – Verse 30
Whoever relies on the Tao in governing men
doesn’t try to force issues
or defeat enemies by force of arms.
For every force there is a counterforce.
Violence, even well intentioned,
always rebounds upon … Read the rest
Tao Te Ching – Verse 29
Do you want to improve the world?
I don’t think it can be done.
The world is sacred.
It can’t be improved.
If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it.
If you treat it … Read the rest
“It’s the time to be. Do not juggle with time and space. Time and space is of the Earth, it doesn’t belong to the Heavens.” Yogi Bhajan.” Yogi Bhajan
Exercising duty for your commitment is good, regardless of personal risk. Sacrifice is the strongest statement and inspiration for those who would follow in your footsteps.
Tao Te Ching – Verse 28
Know the male,
yet keep to the female:
receive the world in your arms.
If you receive the world,
the Tao will never leave you
and you will be like a little child.
“It’s great to have and not to have—that’s the principle. Poverty is a curse. You have to have. But have to have, and then not to have, is tiaagaa, renunciation, abandonment. To have the body and not to have the … Read the rest
Avoid provoking conflict with powerful people. Allow the uneasy truce to develop into productive cooperation.
See … Read the rest
Tao Te Ching – Verse 27
A good traveler has no fixed plans
and is not intent upon arriving.
A good artist lets his intuition
lead him wherever it wants.
A good scientist has freed himself of concepts
and keeps … Read the rest
“It is a universal law that one follows the other; but what we want is one, and what we don’t want is the other. As rain is followed by sunshine, tragedy is followed by blessings, and blessings are followed by … Read the rest
Others will follow you by virtue of your character. Attempts at manipulation or controlling your sphere of influence only leads to complications and exhaustion.
Tao Te Ching – Verse 26
The heavy is the root of the light.
The unmoved is the source of all movement.
Thus the Master travels all day
without leaving home.
However splendid the views,
she stays serenely in herself.… Read the rest