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Going in Circles

  There is a beautiful story, a great parable in the Upanishads: One of the great kings, Yayati, was dying. He was a hundred years old,...

Nasrudin’s Delicacy

Nasrudin and two other travelers stopped to eat the lunches each of them had packed for their journey. One of the travelers bragged, “I only...

May I Be

"May I be an island for those who seek one And a lamp for those desiring light, May I be a bed for all who wish...

Love has a Separate Source

"Mind is good when money is concerned, mind is good when war is concerned, mind is good when ambitions are concerned, but mind is...

Eat to Live

"Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat."

Blessed are they which do Hunger and Thirst

"Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled."

Having the fewest Wants

"Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods."

The Way to Gain a Good Reputation

"Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have...


"All cravings are the mind seeking salvation or fulfillment in external things and in the future as a substitute for the joy of Being."


"If a person gives way to all their desires, or panders to them, there will be no inner struggle in them, no friction, no...