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Excerpts from The Flower Ornament Scripture, Book 9 – Awakening by Light, Part 1 of 2

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Excerpts from The Flower Ornament Scripture, Book 9 – Awakening by Light, Part 1 of 2

The Avatamsaka Sutra or Flower Garland Sutra or Flower Adornment Sutra or Flower Ornament Scripture or Huáyán Jīng is one of the most sacred Buddhist books. It was written in stages, starting from about 500 years after the passing on of the Buddha. This Sutra is a compilation of a number of originally independent scriptures that were combined probably in Central Asia during the late third or the f
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-22   182 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-22

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   193 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-18

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

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Thoughts on Taoism 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. The many life situations he encountered in his youth led him to explore religion and spirituality and eventually devote his life to God by becoming a monk, and later a deacon, at the Abbey of Gethsemani, a part of the Order of Trappists, in Kentucky, USA.
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-29   257 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-29

Holy Laws on Protecting the Animals - Selection from “In Front of the Blind” by Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar (vegan), Part 2 of 2

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Holy Laws on Protecting the Animals - Selection from “In Front of the Blind” by Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar (vegan), Part 2 of 2

Today, we’ll learn more from Mr. Keisar’s book “In Front of the Blind,” or “Velifnei Iver Hashalem.” “Rabbi Avraham Saba: ‘Based on the complete and whole view, kindness of God who is good to all of His creations; a person should realize that the purpose of the milk from an animal mother’s breast is to nourish her baby and not for the individual to do as they please.’” “Maimonides states, ‘There i
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-23   442 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-23

Selections from “Harmony of All Religions” – Chapter 7: Santmat – The Path of the Masters, Part 2 of 2

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Selections from “Harmony of All Religions” – Chapter 7: Santmat – The Path of the Masters, Part 2 of 2

We will now share with you excerpts from “Chapter 7: Santmat” of the book “Harmony of All Religions.”“By practicing devotion through these four techniques — Manas Japa (recitation of the divine name), Manas Dhyana (focus on the divine form), Dristi Sadhana (focus on the infinitesimal point), and Nadanusandhana Yoga (concentration on the inner divine sounds) — the practitioner consecutively transce
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-30   198 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-30

The City of God by Saint Augustine of Hippo (vegetarian): The True Mediator - Selection from Book IX and X, Part 1 of 2

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The City of God by Saint Augustine of Hippo (vegetarian): The True Mediator - Selection from Book IX and X, Part 1 of 2

Saint Augustine of Hippo was an esteemed late 4th and early 5th century Christian bishop in present-day Algeria. Known as one of the greatest Christian philosophers, St. Augustine was a prolific writer, with about 100 books, 300 letters and 500 sermons still preserved. Among his most significant writings are “The City of God,” “De Doctrina Christiana” and “Confessions.” The respected bishop was al
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-27   148 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-27

Studies in the Scriptures by Charles Taze Russell: The Divine Plan of the Ages - Selection from Chapter 5, Part 2 of 2

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Studies in the Scriptures by Charles Taze Russell: The Divine Plan of the Ages - Selection from Chapter 5, Part 2 of 2

We now continue with the fascinating analysis of the Holy Bible by Charles Taze Russell, selected from Volume 1 of his “Studies in the Scriptures” titled, “The Divine Plan of the Ages.” “This was truly a mystery never before thought of - that God intends to raise up not only a deliverer, but a deliverer composed of many members. This is the ‘high calling’ to which the consecrated believers of the
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-04   166 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-04

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   230 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   225 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-06-15

Excerpts from The Flower Ornament Scripture, Book 9 – Awakening by Light, Part 2 of 2

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Excerpts from The Flower Ornament Scripture, Book 9 – Awakening by Light, Part 2 of 2

In today’s show, we will share excerpts from book nine of The Flower Ornament Scripture entitled Awakening by Light, which is an expanding vision unfolding within the light from Buddha's feet. “Then the light beams passed ten billion worlds and illumined in all ten directions a hundred billion worlds, a trillion worlds, a hundred trillion worlds, a quadrillion worlds, a hundred quadrillion worlds,
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-23   185 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-07-23

On Love: from Socrates’ Dialogue with Diotima of Mantinea in “Symposium” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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On Love: from Socrates’ Dialogue with Diotima of Mantinea in “Symposium” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

The following lines are from Plato's work "Symposium," where Socrates recalls some of Diotima's accounts of Love. "Not even in the life, of the same individual there is succession and not absolute unity. Which is true not only of the body, but also of the soul, whose habits, tempers, opinions, desires, pleasures, pains, fears, never remain the same in anyone of us, but are always coming and going;
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-21   427 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-05-21
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