Thought for the day
Men try to know everything about everybody else; but, they do not try to know about themselves! The attempt to know about the 'Knower' is called sadhana; knowledge about the 'Knower' is Aathma Vidhya. It is only through that knowledge that man can live in peace anywhere. For, when you know that you are but a spark of the Divine and that all else are the same Divine sparks, you look upon all with reverence and true Love; your heart is filled with supreme joy; and the assertions of the ego are rendered ineffective. Man seeks joy in far places and peace in quiet spots; but the spring of joy is in his heart, the haven of peace is within him. Have faith in God, and in the correctness of moral living. Then, you can have peace and joy, whatever may be the fare that fortune offers you.
Thought for the day as written at Prasanthi Nilayam today
29th April 2004