Tag Archive for philosophy

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
- Khalil Gibran

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

The Living Gita

The Living Gita

BOOK: The Living Gita: The Complete Bhagavad Gita, by Sri Swami Satchidananda – Part of the epic poem of the Mahabharata, the Bhagavad Gita is a classic scripture of ancient India. Translated as “Song of God,” it offers a great story which prompts you to think about your own inner guru.

Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

BOOK: Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tsu, Translation by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English – The Tao Te Ching, which can be translated as “The Book of the Way and its Virtue,” is the Chinese classic text attributed to Lao Tsu (or Lao Tzu). Although it may seem very abstract, Taoism is actually quite practical.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

BOOK: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the primary text of Raja Yoga – the path of concentration and meditation. I first read it during my yoga teacher training and continue to reference it. The Sutras, or thought-threads, are at least 4,000 years old and cover the yogic teachings on ethics, meditation, and physical postures. They also provide guidance for dealing with situations in everyday life.

Mindfulness as a Path to Sustainability

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HUFFPOST: Are you walking through life unconsciously or with eyes wide open? What are the downstream implications of your actions? Sustainability is the ability to live fully in the Present without compromising the future. This applies to the environment as well as your own personal habits.

The Power of… THE UNIVERSE

The Vast Sky

THE UNIVERSE. Do you know who and what you are? Do you know your role in this Universe? How often do you think about the world in which you live? I’m not talking about politics or the economy. I’m talking about the power of the Universe – the vastness of the sky, the depths of the ocean, the richness of the earth, the diversity in Nature, and you as a sentient participant. Whenever I go to Washington, D.C., I hire Mohammed