Saturday, March 30, 2013

Religious Thought 184

Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
- Sri Ramana Maharshi

Winning gives birth to hostility. Losing, one lies down in pain. The calmed lie down with ease, having set winning & losing aside.
- Dhammapada, 15, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Live in this world like a stranger, a wayfarer, and deem yourselves as dwellers of the graves.
- Hadith The Prophet Muhammad (SAW), as reported by Ibn Umar

Joy is the true gift of Christmas, not the expensive gifts that call for time and money....Let us pray that this presence of the liberating joy of God shines forth in our lives.
- Pope Benedict XVI

Hanukkah has always been a celebration of Judaism in the midst of pressure to let go of Jewish uniqueness.
- Cantor Ari Priven

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