Great souls feel compassion for the suffering of living beings. They do not see anything in an impersonal way. To the degree we love God to that degree we’ve a spirit of compassion. Some people are
We should be good. We should be charitable. We should be pious. But we should also know the best charity for the human form of life. There is charity to the body, charity to the mind and charity to
Charity is of three types: charity to the body, charity to the mind and charity to the soul. To give food, shelter, clothes and hospitalization is charity to the body. To encourage others, to be good to others, and to be a friend is
Walking along a sea shore, I saw a little fish stuck on the sand flapping in utter bewilderment and pain. Tears came to my eyes. I tried to pick him up but he was so scared that he flapped and came out of my hands. I held him with both hands and threw him into the ocean. But then next wave came and left him in the sand again.
Radhanath Swami on Helping the poor What is the definition of poor? Those who are poor in heart are really poor; they are really suffering. Those who are poor physically, they do not really suffer as much. 90% of the suicides in this world are not by the poor but …
Eating non-vegetarian food is not conducive to the positive progress of our consciousness. Part of the reason for non-vegetarian food diet is our selfishness. No one is thinking in terms of others. The golden rule is, Do unto others as you would like them to do to you.
When we hear a spiritual discourse, the treasure of God’s mercy is entering into our hearts through our ears, and we want to share that treasure with whomever we meet. We will want to help them, to uplift them. Therefore, simply repeat. No need to speculate, no need to concoct; …