II - Self Development TAO TE CHING 'When everyone recognizes beauty to be only a masquerade, then it is simply ugliness. In the same way, goodness, if it is not sincere, is not goodness. So existence and non-existence are incompatible. The difficult and easy are mutually opposites. Just as the long and short, the high and … Continue reading Self Development from Ancient Chinese Teachings: Tao Te Ching.
"To give good influence to someone it is important to begin the matter seriously but with a very friendly tone and very thoughtful words. Face the facts of the inadequacy forgive the deficiencies, notice the lack of knowledge and be not in opposition to the wishes. To give good influence to someone it is important to … Continue reading Important words from Confucius
'Everybody is looking for Krishna. Some don't realize that they are, but they are. Krishna is God, the source of all that exists, the Cause of all that is, was, or ever will be. As God is unlimited, He has many Names. Allah-Buddha-Jehovah- Rama: ALL are Krishna, all are ONE. By serving God through each … Continue reading WORDS FROM GEORGE HARRISON
In the Buddhist philosophy/teaching/text - Mahayanasutralamkara - Maitreya outlines these 10 qualities of what we should look for in our Spiritual Mentors. Pure ethical discipline. Our teachers set an example for us. Because we need to modify our unruly actions of body, speech, and mind, it's wise for us to choose teachers who have done so. They … Continue reading What to look for when choosing a Spiritual Mentor