Sunday, August 4, 2013

Religious Thought 293

“Love your true Self, Which is naturally happy And peaceful and bright! Awaken to your own nature, And all delusion melts like a dream. ”

- Ashtavakra Gita 18:1

Gone to the beyond of becoming, you let go of in front, let go of behind, let go of between. With a heart everywhere let go, you don't come again to birth & aging.”

- Dhammapada, 24, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

“In order to think about God, you may compare him with other beings; but remember that he is incomparable. In this way you will live in the house of truth.”

- Ibn Arabi, "Fusus al-hikam

“Make the habit to remember God, not only during your prayers, but at every hour and minute of the day, for He is everywhere present. ”

- St. Theophan the Recluse, "What Is the Spiritual Life"

“Man never acts in a manner more resembling God than when he bestows benefits.”

- Philo, Special Laws

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