Atharva Veda, or Atharvaveda

Veda, or Atharvaveda

Sacred Text of Hinduism and One of the Four Vedas meaning "knowledge"

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When as a swan he rises from the water he does not withdraw his one foot. If in truth he were to withdraw it, there would be neither to-day, nor to-morrow, no night and no day, never would the dawn appear.

Words can confer strength; they can drain it off; Words can gain friends; they can turn them into enemies; words can elevate or lower the individual. One must learn the habit of making one's words sweet, soft, and pleasant.

You must discover your identity; then only can you have peace.

When birds desire to chirp, lustily desire to chirp, may my call go there, as an arrow-point upon the shaft.

Work incessantly for the enhancement of our capabilities.

You must each one try to become ego-less; and then the Lord will accept you as His Flute.

When God becomes merciful, He leads you to meet the True Guru; all peace is in the Name of the Lord.

Worship and adore the Lord… In the Society of the Saints, He dwells in the mind; doubt, motional attachment and fear are vanquished.

You now become easy victims of lust, anger, malice, envy and the rest of that evil brood; the atmosphere of the heart is polluted by the ego-fumes.

When selfishness is gone, then one becomes the Lord Himself; seek the Sanctuary of the treasure of mercy.

Worship is more for effect, a play acted with the pit in view; there is no sincerity.

You people are unconscious; you should be afraid of sin.

When the mind wavers, loyalty sits light; love disappears; and faction begins.

Yon fluttering little spirit that has been fixed into thy heart, from it the jealousy do I remove, as air from a water-skin.

You shall be redeemed, and through you, the whole world shall be saved, if you chant the Name of the One and Only Lord. Practice this yourself, and teach others; instill the Lord's Name in your heart. That person, who has this treasure upon his forehead - that person meditates on God.

When the sun is over your head, there will be no shadow; similarly, when faith is steady in your head, it should not cast any shadow of doubt.

You alone know Your mystery; You are the Perfect Architect of Destiny. I am a helpless orphan - please keep me under Your Protection and save me.

You shall not obtain this human body again; make the effort - try to achieve liberation.

When they are out and about, they keep Him enshrined in their hearts; returning home, the Lord of the Universe is still with them.

You are All-powerful; there is no other than You. You alone know Your condition and extent.

You very often condemn the mind as a monkey; but take it from Me, it is far worse.

When we get compliments for our good works we naturally feel elated and happy. On the contrary listening to evil thoughts make us skeptical and confused.

You are in the dark and you fear more. You cannot notice the heaps of earth and the pits on the road. You cannot even know that the road is smooth and fine. There is no fault or partiality in creation; be confirmed in that. Then you will no more waver in your faith.

You win My love in full measure. Love is My highest Miracle. Love can make you gather the affection of all mankind. Love will not tolerate any selfish aim or approach, Love is God. Live in Love. Then all is right; all can be well.

When you scatter seeds on the surface of the soil, they do not germinate; you have to keep them inside the soil.

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Veda, or Atharvaveda

Sacred Text of Hinduism and One of the Four Vedas meaning "knowledge"