Ignorance is God’s prison. Knowing is God’s palace

Rumi

Quotes from Rumi “Ignorance is God’s prison. Knowing is God’s palace.” “You were born with wings; why prefer to crawl through life?” “Everything in the universe is within you; Ask all from yourself.” “Raise your words, not voice; It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” “If in thirst you drink water from a cup, […]

Be content with what you have

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“Without going out the door, you can know the whole universe. Without looking through the window, you can see the ways of heaven. The farther you go, the less you know. Thus the sage knows without traveling, sees without looking, acts without doing.” -Lao Tzu, Taoteching, 47 “If you are depressed, you are living in the […]

It is good to be humble

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Long ago, in a hermitage, there lived a great sage. One day, as he sat down to have his lunch, a mouse fell from the beak of a crow, on the ground near him. He picked the mouse up, took him inside the ashram and fed him some rice. One day, the sage saw a […]

Five factors that govern the outcome of all actions

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Five causes for the accomplishment of all actions or Five factors that govern the outcome of all actions Five items must come into play in order to accomplish any work, and therefore, these five component parts are called the causes of all actions. Whatever action a man might undertake, be it by his body, speech or […]