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Spirituality is Compassion in action

True spirituality is compassion in action – it begins and culminates in compassion. If we could transform compassion from a mere word into a path of action, we would be able to solve 90% of the world’s humanitarian problems.

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Convert everything unfavourable to favourable

Many people will throw mud at us in the form of their words and actions. We should be able to shake our minds free from this dirt and convert them into stepping stones

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Who is carrying your burdens?

My job isn’t to put burdens on people’s heads but to remove them!

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Life is the greatest book

We have so much more to learn from those around us than from books.

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The sorrows of old age

May the sorrows of old age melt in the light of youth’s love

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The saving power of a kind word

Even if we don’t give anything material, a mere compassionate word may be enough.

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Fear and Devotion

Fear drives people towards faith and not the understanding of spiritual principles or fundamental truths.

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Open your hearts

If we just open our hearts, we will experience the fresh air of grace.

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Light the lamp of hope

Without succumbing to despair, we should light up our hearts with the lamp of hope.

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Life is a lodge. Learn to check out happily

The goal of human life is God-realisation. We are not separate from God. A drop of this awareness is already present in us. What we need to do is expand this awareness and strengthen it.