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From the Sacred Text of the Universal White Brotherhood: For the Glory of God, Segment I, Part 1 of 2

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From the Sacred Text of the Universal White Brotherhood: For the Glory of God, Segment I, Part 1 of 2

The spiritual lineage of the Universal White Brotherhood was founded by Master Beinsa Douno, also known as Peter Konstantinov Deunov, of Bulgaria, in 1897. The Universal White Brotherhood believes that God is in everything: in the stones, the plants, the water, the air, the animals, and the light. Following the principle of ahimsa, or non-violence, Master Beinsa Douno practiced and preached a vege
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-29   237 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-29

Selections from The Astral City - Chapter 6: Precious Advice

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Selections from The Astral City - Chapter 6: Precious Advice

"Man is not forsaken on Earth. He is a child of God engaged in constructive work, temporarily clothed in flesh. He is a student in a meritorious school, where he must learn to raise himself up. The human struggle is his opportunity, his set of tools, and his textbook." "How childish to imagine that the mere 'ringing down of the curtain' (physical death) would settle transcendental questions of the
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-27   454 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-27

Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 5 of 5, November 25, 1999

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Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 5 of 5, November 25, 1999

The Golden Age is the time, like once, or long ago, or many times ago, when we experienced oneness with God, and everything that we wished for was fulfilled instantly. We can experience the Golden Age right now, if we have this connection with God. Every day is a Golden Age to the Quan Yin practitioners. (Dear Master, thank You for Your wisdom. How would Y
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-26   238 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-26

Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 4 of 5, November 25, 1999

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Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 4 of 5, November 25, 1999

We should devote our life anytime we can, and devote anything we can, to help our brothers and sisters, be it spiritual or material. We are one.(Jesus Christ fed 5,000 people with bread and fish. Fish is meat. Was that a sin? Jesus also helped fishermen get more fish. Was that a sin?) No. The sin is that we did not understand Him. He did not eat f
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-25   189 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-25

Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 5, November 25, 1999

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Be a Torchbearer for God: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 5, November 25, 1999

So if we could not change the whole world, at least we change ourselves, we change our environment, change whomever we can influence…You have to walk the way of Jesus…You must be the torchbearer. You must change…(Master, is it important to be a vegetarian (vegan) to be enlightened?) It is important, it is important. Because, first of all, we have to pract
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-24   215 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-24

Be a Torchbearer for God, Part 2 of 5, November 25, 1999

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Be a Torchbearer for God, Part 2 of 5, November 25, 1999

If we want to see the whole Heaven or Godhood, or some celestial mansion, we have to rise up to their place, and we do that by thought – deep, deep, deep thought. I will show you how to garner your power of thought in order to get out of this “gate” here, and enter another dimension at will, anytime. You practice and you can do that anytime, anywhere.We
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-23   271 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-23

Be a Torchbearer for God, Part 1 of 5, November 25, 1999

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Be a Torchbearer for God, Part 1 of 5, November 25, 1999

Every soul, every little part of God has chosen to walk a different path in order to experience different aspects of God, and the whole experience of all humankind or all beings makes up the wholeness of God. Therefore, Jesus said, “Love thy neighbor,” even “Love thy enemies.”– because everyone is us.
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-22   362 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-22

Stoicism as a Way of Life - Selection from Epictetus’ Enchiridion, Part 2 of 2

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Stoicism as a Way of Life - Selection from Epictetus’ Enchiridion, Part 2 of 2

Today, we continue with a selection from Epictetus’ teachings, as recorded by his student Arrian, in the book “The Enchiridion.” The Stoic sage gives more guidelines on how to live a life of freedom and one in harmony with nature. “If you would improve, be content to be thought foolish and dull with regard to externals. Do not desire to be thought to know anything; and though you should appear to
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-20   162 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-20

Stoicism as a Way of Life - Selection from Epictetus’ Enchiridion, Part 1 of 2

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Stoicism as a Way of Life - Selection from Epictetus’ Enchiridion, Part 1 of 2

Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher, who lived in the 1st and 2nd centuries CE. Epictetus, who led a simple lifestyle with very few possessions, taught a practical philosophy to help people lead meaningful lives. He emphasized integrity, personal freedom and self-mastery, through the use of reason and virtue, which is required to live in accordance with nature. We’ll now read a segment of the
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-19   225 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-19

The Teaching of Vimalakirti – Chapter 9: The Dharma-Door of Non-duality, Part 2 of 2

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The Teaching of Vimalakirti – Chapter 9: The Dharma-Door of Non-duality, Part 2 of 2

“The Bodhisattva Akṣayamati declared, ‘The dedication of generosity for the sake of attaining omniscience is dualistic. The nature of generosity is itself omniscience, and the nature of omniscience itself is total dedication. Likewise, it is dualistic to dedicate morality, tolerance, effort, meditation, and wisdom for the sake of omniscience. Omniscience is the nature of wisdom, and total dedicati
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-18   215 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-18

The Teaching of Vimalakirti – Chapter 9: The Dharma-Door of Non-duality, Part 1 of 2

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The Teaching of Vimalakirti – Chapter 9: The Dharma-Door of Non-duality, Part 1 of 2

Bodhisattva Vimalakirti was a renowned lay disciple and wealthy patron of Shakyamuni Buddha. The name Vimalakirti means “pure reputation”. It is said that Vimalakirti would often use the pretense of illness as an opportunity to present well-wishing visitors with spiritual teachings. He used and often shared an in-depth understanding of topics such as the path to liberation and the nature of “empti
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-17   224 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-17

Selections from The Golestan of Sa'di – Chapter II: The Morals of Dervishes, Part 2 of 2

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Selections from The Golestan of Sa'di – Chapter II: The Morals of Dervishes, Part 2 of 2

We now invite you to enjoy excerpts from “The Golestan of Sa'di.” The Golestan of Sa'di Chapter II The Morals of Dervishes “A padshah (Master King), meeting a holy man, asked him whether he did not sometimes remember him for the purpose of getting presents. He replied: ‘Yes, I do, whenever I forget God.’ Whom He drives from his door, runs everywhere. Whom He calls, runs to no one's door.” “Devotee
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-16   234 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-16

Selections from The Golestan of Sa'di – Chapter II: The Morals of Dervishes, Part 1 of 2

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Selections from The Golestan of Sa'di – Chapter II: The Morals of Dervishes, Part 1 of 2

Abu Moḥammad Mošarref-al-Din Moṣleḥ b. ʿAbd-Allāh Širāzi better known by his pen name Sa'di, was a preeminent Persian mystic, poet and prose writer. Scripted in exquisite, delicately didactic verse, Bustan, translated as The Orchard, consists of narratives that illustrate the standard moral virtues – which include justice, gratitude, modesty, love, beneficence, and contentment – and explores musin
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-15   228 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-15

Selections from "The Pathway of Life" by Leo Tolstoy (vegetarian): Volume 1, Faith, Part 2 of 2

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Selections from "The Pathway of Life" by Leo Tolstoy (vegetarian): Volume 1, Faith, Part 2 of 2

“The law of life, namely to love God and your neighbor, is simple and clear. Every man on attaining reason recognizes it in his heart. Therefore, if it were not for false teachings, all men would adhere to this law, and the Kingdom of Heaven would reign upon earth. But false teachers, at all times and in all places, taught men to acknowledge as God that which was not God, and as God's law that whi
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-13   161 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-13

Selections from "The Pathway of Life" by Leo Tolstoy (vegetarian): Volume 1, Faith, Part 1 of 2

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Selections from "The Pathway of Life" by Leo Tolstoy (vegetarian): Volume 1, Faith, Part 1 of 2

However, yearning for more than success, fame, and wealth, Leo Tolstoy eventually established himself as a moral philosopher and spiritual leader during the last 30 years of his life. In addition to adopting and promoting the vegetarian diet, he became a fervent Christian pacifist through an interpretation of the ethical teachings of Christ. We would like to share an insightful excerpt from Volum
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-12   176 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-12

From Jainism's Holy Sutrakritanga Sutra: Book I – Lecture 13: The Real Truth

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From Jainism's Holy Sutrakritanga Sutra: Book I – Lecture 13: The Real Truth

One of the oldest religions in the world is Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma. Originating from ancient India, this philosophy centers around concepts such as right perception, right knowledge, and right conduct in the attainment of moksha, or realization of the soul’s true nature. The concept of ahimsa, or nonviolence, is of equally great importance. Thus, with compassion for all life,
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-11   207 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-11

Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 3 of 3

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Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 3 of 3

“Now, we want to have a combination of the body, the mind and the soul. The body is the physical body; the mind is our emotions or mentality; the soul is the spirit. They are not separated. The spirit in humans and animals, and even in other substances are existing, evolving, and developing together. Should we wish to revert and recover, all these have to work together. The trend of veganism is ex
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-10   236 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-10

Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 2 of 3

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Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 2 of 3

“Previously, I used to have flu once or twice every year, but it stopped after I turned vegan. This change makes me stronger and because of becoming vegan, I have noticed the merits and goodness of animals, which are a lot. The vegan diet inspired me to review relevant materials in the Bible, and to appreciate the animals, thus broadening my consciousness.” “The Holy Bible It is very clearly state
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-09   303 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-09

Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 1 of 3

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Unity in Diversity through the Vegan Diet: Interview with Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy (vegan), Part 1 of 3

The Reverend Father Anthony Chang Sang Loy is a Catholic priest residing in Hong Kong, who is well known for his numerous environmentally conscious undertakings through various groups and organizations. The Reverend is a compassionate vegan, believing that the peaceful plant-based diet has a major role in protecting the planet’s ecosystem and environment. He is the founder and chairman of the Cath
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-08   520 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-08

The Reappearance of the Christ by Alice Bailey: Selection from “Christ’s Unique Occasion,” Part 2 of 2

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The Reappearance of the Christ by Alice Bailey: Selection from “Christ’s Unique Occasion,” Part 2 of 2

“He may be a Christian or a Hindu by faith, a Buddhist or of no particular faith at all; He will not come as the restorer of any of the ancient religions, including Christianity, but He will come to restore man’s faith in the Father’s love, in the fact of the livingness of the Christ and in the close, subjective and unbreakable relationship of all men everywhere. The facilities of the entire world
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-06   195 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-06
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