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Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 1 of 3

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Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 1 of 3

The respected Asa Keisar is an Israeli religious scholar who’s on a mission of spreading veganism all across Israel and the world. His speeches feature statements from the Holy Torah about the incorrectness of consuming animal products, especially in our modern world. Another example of his duly gained recognition is a sincere letter he received from the President of Israel, His Excellency Reuven
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-28   664 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-28

How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 3 # 333 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

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How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 3 # 333 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

“As You said, enlightenment will cause us to ignore everything such as wealth, illness or a higher position in society. …but how about illness? We suffer every minute.” We just do not feel so much suffering the way we did before enlightenment, that’s all. We will tend to our body as much as we can. We give it as much comfort as it needed, and we give the medical care and all that. Should we have t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-27   482 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-27

How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness, Part 2 of 3 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

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How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness, Part 2 of 3 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

If we do not practice this, if we do not find a way to recognize our greatest inheritance, no one would say anything to us. Absolutely no one has the right to say anything. It’s only us, we, who suffer the loss that we have a great treasure and we don’t use it. And we suffer so much, or we have some happiness, but only very partial, very short-lived, and sometimes it is the cause of the next sorro
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-26   641 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-26

Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

Believing in the equality of all religions, Thomas Merton became deeply interested Eastern traditions such as Zen Buddhism in the last years of his life. He also held lively discourses with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Today the Thomas Merton Center in Kentucky, the International Thomas Merton Society, and others continue to study the life and works of the wise Reverend. We now continue with
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-25   281 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-25

Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

The Reverend Thomas Merton, an important Catholic mystic and spiritual thinker, was born in 1915 to a New Zealand father and an American mother. During his monastic life, Thomas Merton developed his writing talent by translating religious texts and writing biographies. He also started penning poetry, as well as books and articles on topics ranging from spirituality to social justice and peace. Tod
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-24   262 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-24

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 2 of 2

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Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 2 of 2

Founding his beliefs on the teachings of Stoicism, the Roman emperor was also diligent in finding his own way of self-improvement. This 12-volume work has been revered by many other philosophers over the centuries and is praised as a real testament to a government of duty and service. We now continue with excerpts from the personal reflective notes of Marcus Aurelius in Book 4 of “Meditations.” “W
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-22   527 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-22

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 1 of 2

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Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 1 of 2

Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor of the 2nd century, also known as the last of the Five Good Emperors, after Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, and Antoninus Pius. Marcus Aurelius wrote personal notes and ideas on Stoic philosophy and spirituality as a source of guidance for himself. These notes, originally written in medieval Greek, formed a collection titled “Meditations.” Today we’ll read a segment fro
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-21   478 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-21

From Hinduism’s Holy Vedas: Hymns of the Samaveda, First Part, Book I, Chapter I

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From Hinduism’s Holy Vedas: Hymns of the Samaveda, First Part, Book I, Chapter I

Hinduism is believed to be one of the oldest living religions on Earth. The earliest Hindu spiritual text, the Rig Veda, was complied in approximately 900 B.C. Other sacred Hindu scriptures include the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Ramayana, among others. One of the most cherished values of Hinduism is “ahimsa,” or non-violence born of respect for all life. We now invite you to listen to
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-20   438 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-20

Selection from “Language,” an Essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson (vegetarian)

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Selection from “Language,” an Essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson (vegetarian)

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a renowned 19th-century American essayist, philosopher, lecturer, poet, and a leader of the transcendental philosophical movement. Emerson is most famous for his essays, through which he expresses ideas of freedom, spirituality, individuality, the great ability of humans to realize almost everything, and the relationship between the soul and the surrounding world. The essay
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-19   360 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-19

From the Book of Mormon: Excerpts from the Book of Moroni – Chapters 1-7, Part 2 of 2

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From the Book of Mormon: Excerpts from the Book of Moroni – Chapters 1-7, Part 2 of 2

Through Divine assistance, Joseph Smith was able to translate the Book of Mormon into English. Along with the Holy Bible, it remains an important scripture to the millions of Mormon faithful around the world. We now continue with Chapter 7 from The Book of Mormon’s “Book of Moroni,” with its wise elaborations about hope, faith, and pure-heartedness. “Therefore, if a man have faith he must have hop
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-18   436 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-18

From the Book of Mormon: Excerpts from the Book of Moroni – Chapters 1-7, Part 1 of 2

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From the Book of Mormon: Excerpts from the Book of Moroni – Chapters 1-7, Part 1 of 2

The Book of Mormon contains the sacred religious text of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Mormon Church. The founder of the church was the early 19th-century beloved spiritual leader Joseph Smith, who experienced a series of visions of God and Lord Jesus Christ. Today we will read excerpts from “The Book of Moroni,” the concluding part of the Book of Mormon. We’ll learn how
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-17   323 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-17

How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 3 of 3

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How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 3 of 3

“Now the important thing that everyone must clearly understand is that, for him who is right in the midst of the objective civilization of our time, it is very difficult to advance to the knowledge of the higher worlds. He can do so only if he works energetically within himself. At a time when the conditions of outward life were simpler, spiritual exaltation was easier of attainment.” “He who seek
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-15   415 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-15

How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 2 of 3

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How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 2 of 3

An eloquent public speaker and gifted writer, he gave over 6,000 lectures in his lifetime and gained recognition as a literary critic. His writings cover a wide range of subjects, and he published more than 25 books, including “Mysticism at the Dawn of the Modern Age,” “The Way of Initiation,” and “Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path: A Philosophy of Freedom.” “If we do not develop within ourse
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-14   436 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-14

How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 1 of 3

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How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (vegetarian), Part 1 of 3

Born in 1861, Dr Rudolf Steiner was a great Austrian polymath, a philosopher and scientist who made influential contributions in the fields of education, science, spirituality, and medicine. Today we’ll read a passage from Dr. Rudolf Steiner’s book “The Way of Initiation,” in which he shares his deep inner realizations on how we are all capable of discovering the inner knowledge and treasures of t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-13   455 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-13

From the Essenes Gospel of Peace: Excerpts from Book One – Purification in God’s Love, Part 2 of 2

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From the Essenes Gospel of Peace: Excerpts from Book One – Purification in God’s Love, Part 2 of 2

The Essenes were often found in communities where meditation or prayer was an important part of daily life that was dedicated to God. With respect for all forms of life, the Essenes’ diet was purely vegetarian. Today we continue with enlightening excerpts from the Essene Gospel of Peace, as we learn more about the important connection between our physical and spiritual states. “When you can gaze o
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-12   277 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-12

From the Essenes Gospel of Peace: Excerpts from Book One – Purification in God’s Love, Part 1 of 2

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From the Essenes Gospel of Peace: Excerpts from Book One – Purification in God’s Love, Part 1 of 2

In 1947, a young Bedouin boy at Qumran, on the banks of the Dead Sea, discovered a ceramic pot inside an empty cave. Within the broken pot were pages of ancient texts. A total of 850 sacred texrs were eventually discovered, all around 2000 years old. These scriptures, now known as the Dead Sea Scrolls, contained many details about an ancient spiritual group called the Essenes. Other teachings of t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-11   295 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-11

From the Sacred Texts of Hòa Hảo Buddhism: “The Dead Cannot Eat” and “Looking for the Buddha”

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From the Sacred Texts of Hòa Hảo Buddhism: “The Dead Cannot Eat” and “Looking for the Buddha”

Hòa Hảo Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of the Buddha. It was founded by Prophet Huỳnh Phú Sổ in 1939. It is named after the Hòa Hảo village where it was established in Châu Đốc Province of Âu Lạc, also known as Vietnam. The two words “Hòa Hảo” imply harmony and goodness. Today we present excerpts of the teachings of Prophet Huỳnh Phú Sổ. “THE DEAD CANNOT EAT” “After that, he recited
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-10   517 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-10

From the Book of the Secrets of Enoch (vegetarian): Excerpts from Chapters 1-20, Part 2 of 2

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From the Book of the Secrets of Enoch (vegetarian): Excerpts from Chapters 1-20, Part 2 of 2

Enoch was a venerated patriarch and great-grandfather of Noah. After his son, Methuselah, was born, Enoch began to “walk with God” - that is, he began to seek, to know, to serve, and to pray to God, and he continued this for the next 300 years! Throughout his life, he visited Heaven in his visions and dreams. But the main message is one of hope, that God will be the guiding Light for those who are
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-08   344 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-08

From the Book of the Secrets of Enoch (vegetarian): Excerpts from Chapters 1-20, Part 1 of 2

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From the Book of the Secrets of Enoch (vegetarian): Excerpts from Chapters 1-20, Part 1 of 2

The Book of the Secrets of Enoch, also known as the Second Book of Enoch, or Old Bulgarian Enoch, is an ancient religious text which describes the intensity of the Antediluvian (pre-Flood) time period. The Book of Enoch contains unique material on why the Great Flood was morally necessary, why some angels fell from Heaven, and prophetic revelations of the thousand-year reign of the Messiah. “And t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-07   310 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-07

Sikh Shabad Kirtan Presented by Bhai Tejinder Singh Group(vegetarians), Part 2 of 2

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Sikh Shabad Kirtan Presented by Bhai Tejinder Singh Group(vegetarians), Part 2 of 2

In global communities, many Sikh practitioners also continue the caring and noble spiritual lineage of vegetarianism. The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji contains Shabads (Hymns) that are often recited by Sikh Gurus and other Saints. In recognition of its enlightening wisdom, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib has been bestowed Guruship for spiritual guidance to all humanity. “You are my Father, and You are my Mo
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-06   324 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-06
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