Practice Kindness

One of the many things that you can do for your happiness and the happiness of others is to practice kindness. Kindness has the capacity to spread like wildfire. If you are kind to the grocery clerk who checked you out, he or she will be kind to the rest of the people she serves […]

Your Life Is Your Message

Eknath Easwaran was an Indian spiritual teacher from the last century. He knew Gandhi and was his contemporary. Eknath Easwaran wrote a book about Gandhi called Gandhi the Man: How One Man Changed Himself to Change the World. Gandhi was known for having days of silence. Here is a story about one of those days. […]

A Story About Gandhi

This is a story about Gandhi. It came to me a while ago from my dharma brother, Paul Tingen. Read the story then take a look at what I have learned about sugar and cancer. A mother came to Gandhi and asked him: ‘Dear Gandhi, can you please tell my son not to eat sugar […]

26 Lessons from Mahatma Gandhi

These 26 lessons from Mahatma Gandhi are for you to contemplate and investigate in your lives. The come from the Purpose Ferry, Luminita Saviuc. Luminita is a former employee of Mindvalley who has achieved an enormous degree of success on her own. She is a gifted writer and speaker from Romania. On her blog, she […]

26 Lessons from Gandhi

Here is another article from the lovely Luminita Saviuc, a former Mindvalley person. In this her article, she listed 26 lessons from Gandhi and commented on each one. I am just going to quote the lessons and you can view her comments on the 26 life changing lessons from Mahatma Gandhi. 1. An ounce of […]

Dalai Lama On Nelson Mandela

His Holiness the Dalai Lama responded to the passing away of Nelson Mandela with this short video message. Nelson Mandela died last Thursday at the age of 95 years old. The Dalai Lama on Nelson Mandela said that he knew him as a friend and admired his stand on non-violence. He was a good father […]

Non-Violence

Ahimsa – non-violence, is a common thread in Hinduism and Buddhism. In Christianity and Judaism, we find the commandment, “Thou shall not kill!” We all know about all the religious wars that were fought in the name of God and the violent acts of killing that took place. Ahimsa is a comprehensive principle. We are […]

Forgiving Ourselves And Others

Last week, I wrote an article titled,  A Wise And Understanding Heart. In this article, I reported on my Bar Mitzvah speech in which I asked God for “A wise and understanding heart to discern between good and evil.” Today, I read an article in Tricycle Magazine about The Power of Forgiveness by Gina Sharpe. […]

Charlie Chaplin: We Need Kindness And Gentleness

This striking video features the final speech of Charlie Chaplin in the movie, “The Great Dictator.” The scene from the movie is intermixed with scenes of soldiers and people gathering in large groups all over the world. He espouses tolerance, and says, “More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.” The only thing that bothered […]

Quote From Gandhi

I have always been touched by this quote from Gandhi. The wisdom of my forefathers was, “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth!” You’ve probably heard that before. Gandhi’s version makes more sense to me. What do you think?