Friday, July 26, 2013

Religious Thought 289

“The head which cannot bow before the Feet of the Possessor Of eight infinite powers is like the senses lacking the power to perceive. The boundless ocean of births can be crossed, But not without intimate union with Infinity's Holy Feet.”

- Tirukkural 1:9-10

“For whom, in name & form in every way, there's no sense of mine, & who doesn't grieve for what's not: he's deservedly called a monk.”

- Dhammapada, 25, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

“As God has made the Qibla manifest, abandon your search. Hark, turn away from all futile search, now that the House has come to view. If you forget this Qibla for one moment, you will be overcome by the qibla of desires.”
- Rumi

“God's mystery is the rich spectrum of color that is gathered together in the purity of the sun's white light. ”

- Eberhard Arnold

“Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders and they will instruct you.”

- Deuteronomy 32:7

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