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Entries by Carol O'Connor
“Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”
“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.”
“It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.”
“Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.”
One day Arnav and his friend Bhima were having a friendly chat while walking just outside the marketplace in Dhubri. A beggar asked for some help from Arnav, who told him to ask him tomorrow. The beggar went away. Looking around Bhima saw a big drum at a stall just inside the market took the big drum and started walking through the market beating the drum furiously. Arnav was surprised, ran after his friend and asked why he was doing this. ..
“Rabbi Zusya said shortly before his death: ‘In heaven they will not ask me why I wasn’t Moses, they will ask me why I wasn’t Zusya.”
“Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life:
such a way as gives us breath,
such a truth as ends all strife,
such a life as killeth death.”
When Niranjan challenged Swami Brahmana to a meditation contest everyone was surprised that the wise old man smilingly accepted the challenge. Was it not he who had always warned his followers against imitating charlatans who debased spiritual values with their stunning feats of spiritual athleticism?
“When shall we start?” asked the slightly abashed Niranjan.
“Why, now, if you like.” answered the old man, tripping across the room and assuming the lotus position upon his cushion…
“The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.”