Krishna, also Kreeshna, Krsna, Lord Krishna

Krishna, also Kreeshna, Krsna, Lord Krishna
4th Century B.C.

Central Deity Figure in Hinduism traditionally attributed the authorship of the Bhagavad Gita

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Even as the radiance of the sun enlightens all regions, above, below, and slantwise, so that only God, glorious and worthy of worship, rules over all His creation.

Do you know your particular fears? And what do you usually do with them? You run away from them, don't you, or invent ideas and images to cover them? But to run away from fear is only to increase it.

Do not seek illumination unless you seek it as a man whose hair is on fire seeks a pond.

Hypocritical, proud, and arrogant, living in delusion and clinging to their deluded ideas, insatiable in their desires, they pursue unclean ends… Bound on all sides by scheming and anxiety, driven by anger and greed, they amass by any means they can a hoard of money for the satisfaction of their cravings… Self-important, obstinate, swept away by the pride of wealth, they ostentatiously perform sacrifices without any regard for their purpose. Egotistical, violent, arrogant, lustful, angry, envious of everyone, they abuse my presence within their own bodies and in the bodies of others.

Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.

Abandon all attachment to the results of action and attain supreme peace.

Those who have conquered themselves...live in peace, alike in cold and heat, pleasure and pain, praise and blame...To such people a clod of dirt, a stone, and gold are the same...Because they are impartial, they rise to great heights.

It is better to perform one's own duties imperfectly than to master the duties of another. By fulfilling the obligations he is born with, a person never comes to grief.

Self-Development Quotes on: Courage, Growth, Joy, Truth, Life, Destiny, Fear, Determination, Achieve, Serve He alone sees truly who sees the Lord the same in every creature... the same Lord everywhere, he does not harm himself or others.

I think the beautiful thing about lovingness is the performance of an act dedicated to the Self in all creatures.

The greatest contentment comes from devotion alone and not from it's rewards, therefore one who has this devotion seeks nothing else.

It is better to strive in one’s own dharma than to succeed in the dharma of another. Nothing is ever lost in following one’s own dharma. But competition in another’s dharma breeds fear and insecurity.

Because there is a larger awareness that transcends time and space, an awareness is available after death.

Surrender to truth is the essence of beauty.

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.

Tears are words the heart can’t express.

The best way to waste your life, … is by taking notes. The easiest way to avoid living is to just watch. Look for the details. Report. Don’t participate.

On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you from the greatest fear.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

As long as you have attachment to the body and attachment to objects, fear and suffering will be with you. Therefore, Krishna told Arjuna to develop his discrimination and rid himself of body consciousness. He told him that once he was free of body consciousness he would be able to develop integral vision. Embodiments of Love, Mankind today has three types of vision. The first is body oriented vision, which is totally superficial. When you have this kind of vision you see only the external appearance of others, such as the clothes and the ornaments they wear, their facial features, their body characteristics, their peculiarities of speech, etc. This type of vision is oriented only towards the phenomenal world. The second kind of vision is insightful vision.

As a human being puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones.

The soul is never born nor dies at any time. Soul has not come into being, does not come into being, and will not come into being. Soul is unborn, eternal, ever-existing and primeval. Soul is not slain when the body is slain.

No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as a fire is surrounded by smoke.

The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.

Even though scolded by the wicked or insulted, ridiculed, calumniated, beaten, bound, robbed of his living or spat upon or otherwise abominabley treated by the ignorant-being thus variously shaken and placed in dire extremities, the man who desires his well-being should deliver himself by his own effort through patience and non-resistence.

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Krishna, also Kreeshna, Krsna, Lord Krishna
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4th Century B.C.
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Central Deity Figure in Hinduism traditionally attributed the authorship of the Bhagavad Gita