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Always awakened

Always awakened

सुत्ता अमुणी, मुणीणो सया जागरंति

Unvigilant are not sadhus; sadhus are always awakened

Those who are not sadhus; those lack qualities of sadhuhood or devotion, lazy men keep sleeping. Those who keep sleeping, their eyes are closed and they are not able to see anything. Similarly, their discretion is non-functional and therefore, they do not know what to do and what to avoid. They are perplexed. Continue reading “Always awakened” »

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Wise for ever

Wise for ever

सम्मद्दिट्ठि सया अमूढे

One whose perception is right, he is ever wise

A deluded man is ignorant. His ignorance can be removed by virtuous company; but a man of right vision is wise, his wisdom cannot be vitiated by the company of the vice. Continue reading “Wise for ever” »

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Do Not Accept in Excess

Do Not Accept in Excess

नाइमत्तपाणभोयणभोई से निग्गंथे

‘Nirgrantha’ is the one who does not take Food and water in excess

There are many people, who take excess food and liquid due to their taste and then fall sick for a long time and suffer. Continue reading “Do Not Accept in Excess” »

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Speak not what provokes quarrel

Speak not what provokes quarrel

न य विग्गहियं कहं कहिज्जा

Quarrel provoking speech should not be used

Many people have a habit of creating strife based on hearsay. Sometimes, they add their own spicy opinions and present a small happening as big, make a mountain of a mole etc. Continue reading “Speak not what provokes quarrel” »

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Truth is God

Truth is God

तं सच्चं भगवं

Truth only is god

Bhagwan, Iswara, God, Allaha, Khuda etc. are different names of Paramatma (Supreme Soul). In the world, Paramatma only is established at the topmost. However, different philosophers have different views on how is that Paramatma, what is his nature? Continue reading “Truth is God” »

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Live Humbly

Live Humbly

अदीणमणसो चरे

Live with Modesty

Humility is a virtue, but immodesty is a vice. A modest person is always judicious and intelligent. He always behaves humbly before a more learned person so that he can learn from him. Continue reading “Live Humbly” »

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Knower of one knows all

Knower of one knows all

जे एगं जाणइ से सव्वं जाणइ|
जे सव्वं जाणइ से एगं जाणइ||

One who knows one (self) he knows all (inanimate) and one who knows all (inanimate), he knows one (self). Continue reading “Knower of one knows all” »

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Look Within

Look Within

जो अणण्णदंसी से अणण्णारामे

One who sees within, he does not see happiness elsewhere and one who does not see happiness elsewhere, he sees within

One who sees within or the person who does not see anything else is ananyadarsi. Such a person does not wander about anywhere. Hence he is known as ananyarama. Continue reading “Look Within” »

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In absence of right faith

In absence of right faith

नत्थि चरित्तं सम्मत्तविहूणं

Right conduct cannot be praciiced in absence ol right faith

Samyakatva means right faith. To know what is good conduct and what is bad conduct. What is consequence of good deeds and what of the evil deeds? Who did what, under what circumstances, and what did he get in return? Continue reading “In absence of right faith” »

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With form or formless

With form or formless

नो इन्दियग्गेज्झ अमुत्तभावा,
अमुत्तभावा वि य होइ निच्चं

Formless realities like soul etc. cannot be apprehended by senses and those which are formless are eternal

Knowers of realities know that substances are of two kinds – formless and with form, with body or without body, can be seen or unseen. Continue reading “With form or formless” »

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