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“On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

On Children by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have… Continue reading “On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

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ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS:::

ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS::: “All the holy words you read and all the holy words you speak are as nothing if you do not act upon them. Even if you read little and say little but live the right way, forsaking craving, hatred and delusion, you will know the truth and find calmness and… Continue reading ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS:::

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The Fourth Noble Truth:::

  THE NOBLE EIGHTFOLD PATH The eight elements of the Noble Eightfold Path are traditionally arranged into tree groups. Morality (shila)  comprises right of speech, right bodily action and right livelihood or living. Concentration or meditation (Samadhi) comprises right effort, right mindfullness or awareness and right concentration. Wisdom (Prajna) comprises right view and right thought (… Continue reading The Fourth Noble Truth:::

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The Third Noble Truth:::

The third noble truth states that we can give up that craving or desire, but first it must be identified. Most people think their situation is normal and does not require any kind of investigation, thus they go through life suffering, unaware that anything can be done about it. Once people become aware – which… Continue reading The Third Noble Truth:::