Archive for the ‘Words of Wisdom’ Category

Words of Knowledge : If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand- Daniel Goleman

April 19, 2007

If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far”.
~
Daniel Goleman ~

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Words of Wisdom : A mind self-controlled is a source of great joy–The Dhammapada

April 13, 2007

The mind is fickle and flighty.
It flies after fancies wherever it likes.
It is difficult indeed to restrain.
But it is a great good to control the mind.
A mind self-controlled is a source of great joy.

~The Dhammapada~

Words of Wisdom – The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light – Swami Vivekananda

April 7, 2007

It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light. First, believe in this world, that there is meaning behind everything. Everything in the world is good, is holy and beautiful. If you see something evil, think that you do not understand it in the right light. Throw the burden on yourselves!.” ~  Swami Vivekananda ~

 

Words of wisdom : it is perfect when our consciousness realizes all things as spiritually one – Tagore

April 5, 2007

According to the true Indian view, our consciousness of the world, merely as the sum total of things that exist, and as governed by laws, is imperfect. But it is perfect when our consciousness realizes all things as spiritually one with it, and therefore capable of giving us joy. For us the highest purpose of this world is not merely living in it, knowing it and making use of it, but realizing our own selves in it through expansion of sympathy; not alienating ourselves from it and dominating it, but comprehending and uniting it with ourselves in perfect union.~  Guru Dev Ravindra Nath Tagore ~

Words of wisdom: who are self realized, self disciplined – Bhagavat Gita

April 1, 2007

Those who are self realized, self disciplined and constant endeavoring for perfection are assume of liberation in the supreme in very near future

~Bhagavat Gita~

Words of Wisdom: The whole world will be yours – Lao Tzu

March 31, 2007

“Be satisfied with whatever you have, and enjoy the same. When you come to know that you have everything, and you are not short of anything, then the whole world will be yours.”

~Lao Tzu~

Words of Wisdom: The thought manifests as the word- Buddha

March 30, 2007

“The thought manifests as the word; the word manifests as the deed; the deed develops into habit; and habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, and let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.”

~ Buddha~

Words of Wisdom: You are what your deep, driving desire is – Upanishad

March 22, 2007

You are what your deep, driving desire is.

As your desire is, so is your will.

As your will is, so is your deed.

As your deed is, so is your destiny.

~Brihadaranyaka Upanishad~

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Words of Wisdom:Mind agitated-Buddha

March 21, 2007

“Mind agitated, wavering, hard to guard and hard to check, one of wisdom renders straight as arrow-maker a shaft”.

~Buddha~

Words of Wisdom: Without meditation, where is peace

March 19, 2007

The uncontrolled mind does not guess that the Atman (soul) is present:

How can it mediate?

Without meditation, where is peace

Without peace, where is happiness?”

                                    ~ Bhagvat Gita~