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Absorb yourself in a broad range of enlightening topics, interviews and scriptures from major religions and spiritual groups around the globe. Teachings from the world’s many spiritual traditions are presented, including Bishnoism, Buddhism, Cao Đài, Christianity, Confucianism, Essenes, Greek philosophy, Hinduism, Hòa Hảo Buddhism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Manichaeism, Mohism, Rosicrucianism, Shintoism, Sikhism, Sufism, Taoism, Theosophy, Tibetan Buddhism, Toltec beliefs, Universal White Brotherhood, Native Spirituality and Zoroastrianism. This program also offers Supreme Master Ching Hai’s precious spiritual wisdom shared during Her international lecture tours over the past 30 years addressing truth seekers on the meaning of life, inner peace and other meaningful themes.

Love is the Only Redemption: Selections from “The World’s Advance Thought” – a Periodical by Lucy A. Mallory (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Love is the Only Redemption: Selections from “The World’s Advance Thought” – a Periodical by Lucy A. Mallory (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

“The Spirited Monthly Newspaper – The World’s Advance Thought” was a monthly periodical founded by Lucy A. Mallory in 1886. The paper’s motto was “Love is the way, the truth, and the life.” Mrs. Lucy Mallory contributed her own spiritual writings as well as the inspired contributions of others. She served as writer, editor and publisher of the paper, which had an international readership that incl
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-20   143 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-20

Selections from The Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus (vegan): 1st – 4th Contemplation, Part 2 of 2

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Selections from The Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus (vegan): 1st – 4th Contemplation, Part 2 of 2

We will continue with 3rd – 4th Contemplation of the Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus (vegan). 3) Contemplation of the ground “‘When you have attained this contemplation, visualize each object quite clearly without losing the image, whether your eyes are closed or open. Except when sleeping, always keep it in mind. To practice in this way is called the correct contemplation, and to practi
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-19   158 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-19

Selections from The Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus (vegan): 1st – 4th Contemplation, Part 1 of 2

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Selections from The Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus (vegan): 1st – 4th Contemplation, Part 1 of 2

Amitayurdhyana Sutra or Sutra on Visualization of the Buddha of Infinite Life or Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus, is a Mahayana sutra in Pure Land Buddhism. It is one of the three major most important Pure Land sutras beside the Infinite Life Sutra and the Amitabha Sutra. The sutra is mainly on meditations via complex visualization. The Buddha of Infinite Light and Life, or Amitābha and Amitāyu
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-18   209 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-18

Religion and Truth: Selections from “All Men Are Brothers” by Mahatma Gandhi Ji (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Religion and Truth: Selections from “All Men Are Brothers” by Mahatma Gandhi Ji (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

“Religions are different roads converging to the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads, so long as we reach the same goal? In reality, there are as many religions as there are individuals. If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others too.” “God has created different faiths just as He has the votaries thereof. How can I even secretly
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-16   367 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-16

Religion and Truth: Selections from “All Men Are Brothers” by Mahatma Gandhi Ji (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Religion and Truth: Selections from “All Men Are Brothers” by Mahatma Gandhi Ji (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

Born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the man who came to be known as the “Great-Souled,” or Mahatma Gandhi Ji was an exemplary spiritual practitioner and visionary leader of India. The beloved Mahatma Gandhi Ji sometimes spoke about desired changes in government. However, he would meditate and fast to encourage a nonviolent and beneficial outcome. He thus became an example of peaceful change for an en
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-15   134 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-15

On the Shortness of Life: Life is Long if You Know How to Use It - An Essay by Seneca (veg advocate), Part 2 of 2

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On the Shortness of Life: Life is Long if You Know How to Use It - An Essay by Seneca (veg advocate), Part 2 of 2

“‘Consider how much of your time was taken up with a moneylender, how much with a mistress, how much with a patron, how much with a client, how much in wrangling with your wife, how much in rushing about the city on social duties. Add the diseases which we have caused by our own acts, add, too, the time that has lain idle and unused; you will see that you have fewer years to your credit than you c
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-14   239 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-14

On the Shortness of Life: Life is Long if You Know How to Use It - An Essay by Seneca (veg advocate), Part 1 of 2

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On the Shortness of Life: Life is Long if You Know How to Use It - An Essay by Seneca (veg advocate), Part 1 of 2

Seneca, also known as Seneca the Younger, was a prominent Roman philosopher, orator, statesman, and a tragedian author. He was considered Rome’s leading intellectual figure during the mid-1st century. Seneca’s philosophical works are important, in that they initiated the further development of ancient Stoicism, as we know it today. Apart from philosophical writings, his contributions included play
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-13   366 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-13

Essence of Eloquent Teaching - Praise of Buddha Shakyamuni for his Teaching of Relativity by Tsongkhapa (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Essence of Eloquent Teaching - Praise of Buddha Shakyamuni for his Teaching of Relativity by Tsongkhapa (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

“You speak well from experience of reality, And those who train themselves under You, Go far beyond every kind of trouble, Having abandoned the root of all evil. But those who turn their backs on Your Teaching, Though they have struggled for a long time, Decry many faults once outside again, Because of a firm conviction about the self. O wonder! The wise one understands the difference Bet
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-12   270 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-12

Essence of Eloquent Teaching - Praise of Buddha Shakyamuni for His Teaching of Relativity by Tsongkhapa (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Essence of Eloquent Teaching - Praise of Buddha Shakyamuni for His Teaching of Relativity by Tsongkhapa (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

The venerated enlightened Master Tsongkhapa was a religious philosopher and the founder of the Gelug School, meaning the Virtuous Order. When He was three years old, He was given into the care of a famous lama nearby and began His life as a monk. Master Tsongkhapa studied the scriptures very thoroughly. After a long period of diligent learning, He wrote many famous works and was determined to revi
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-11   201 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-11

The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 3 of 3

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The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 3 of 3

“The history and progress of the soul. Souls work upwards from plants and animals to man. In man they attain their perfection and the power to dispense altogether with material bodies. Their ability to do this is the cause and consequence of their perfection. And it is the attainment of this that is the object of the culture of the soul — the object, that is, of religion. Spirit alone is good,
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-09   292 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-09

The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 2 of 3

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The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 2 of 3

“The soul is not astral fluid, but is manifest by astral fluid. For the soul itself is, like the idea, invisible and intangible. This may be best seen by following out the genesis of any particular action. For instance, the stroke of the pen on paper is the phenomenon, that is, the outer body. The action which produces the stroke, is the astral body; and, though physical, it is not a thing, but
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-08   153 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-08

The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 1 of 3

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The Soul and the Substance of Existence: Selections from “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ” by Dr. Anna Kingsford (vegetarian), Part 1 of 3

Dr. Anna Kingsford, an outstanding English Theosophist of the 1880s, was said to be clairvoyant from the time she could speak. Dr. Kingsford continued with her inner spiritual and mystical experiences, which she documented in several books, in collaboration with long-time friend Edward Maitland. We now share with you selections from the book, “The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ.” The Second
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-07   284 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-07

Reflections on our Divine Calling – Excerpt from the Essay “Spiritual Laws” by Ralph Waldo Emerson (vegetarian)

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Reflections on our Divine Calling – Excerpt from the Essay “Spiritual Laws” by Ralph Waldo Emerson (vegetarian)

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a renowned 19th-century American essayist, philosopher, lecturer, poet, and a leader of the transcendental philosophical movement. His literature influenced many celebrated writers, including Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman. Emerson is most famous for his essays, through which he expresses ideas of freedom, spirituality, individuality, the great ability of humans to re
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-06   263 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-06

The True Spirit of Christmas: A Heartfelt Message from Supreme Master Ching Hai (vegan), Part 2 of 2, Dec. 24, 2020

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The True Spirit of Christmas: A Heartfelt Message from Supreme Master Ching Hai (vegan), Part 2 of 2, Dec. 24, 2020

I just want to remind you of the spirit of Christmas. If you really worship Jesus Christ, you have to follow Him by His teaching. Even if you’re not enlightened yet, you must do what you can physically to help each other and to stop all the killing, stop all the wars – stop all the war with humans, stop all the war with animals. Then Heavens will be more lenient with us and we w
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-05   1499 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-05

The True Spirit of Christmas: A Heartfelt Message from Supreme Master Ching Hai (vegan), Part 1 of 2, Dec. 24, 2020

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The True Spirit of Christmas: A Heartfelt Message from Supreme Master Ching Hai (vegan), Part 1 of 2, Dec. 24, 2020

So, on the occasion of Christmas celebration, I would really, sincerely wish you well. But above all, I wish you more enlightenment. I wish you more remembrance of the teachings of Jesus and of all the Masters. Because that is what religion is all about: the teaching of the Master.Hi! I hope you see me, people outside there. How are you? Mer
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-04   1942 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-04

Selections of Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib (vegetarian), Saint of Hathras, Part 2 of 2 – Cycle of Karmas

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Selections of Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib (vegetarian), Saint of Hathras, Part 2 of 2 – Cycle of Karmas

Cycle of Karmas “The mental make-up of man emanates from his karmas. He remains involved in performing actions good and bad. According to the nature of the actions he performs. He is put into the bondage of various species. In accordance with the trade that a merchant practices, He carries loss and profit, pain and pleasure along with him. He who conducts his trade under the sway of desires. Drift
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-02   168 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-02

Selections of Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib (vegetarian), Saint of Hathras, Part 1 of 2 – Satsang

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Selections of Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib (vegetarian), Saint of Hathras, Part 1 of 2 – Satsang

Born in India in the 18th Century, Param Sant Tulsi Sahib showed very early interest in spiritual life. Rather than accept a position of royalty in his family, He departed from home in pursuit of meditation practice and became fully realized soon after. In poetry and other writings, Param Sant Tulsi Sahib described the brilliance and penetrating wisdom of the inner life. At the same time, He empha
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-01   132 Views
Words of Wisdom
2021-01-01

From the Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis - The Seven Creations, Part 2 of 2

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From the Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis - The Seven Creations, Part 2 of 2

The Fourth Creation “The Mukhya or Primary, as it begins the series of four. “The Mukhya is the ‘creation,’ or rather organic evolution, of the vegetable kingdom. In this Secondary Period, the three degrees of the elemental or rudimental kingdoms are evolved in this World, corresponding, inversely in order, to the three Prâkritic Creations, during the Primary Period of Brahma’s activity. As in th
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-31   158 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-31

From the Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis - The Seven Creations, Part 1 of 2

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From the Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis - The Seven Creations, Part 1 of 2

The 19th-century Russian esotericist Helena Petrovna von Hahn, more popularly known as Madame Blavatsky or H.P.B., came from a noble family in Ukraine. As a child, Madame Blavatsky would often have visions and displayed clairvoyance as well as other metaphysical phenomena. Years later, she traveled throughout Europe and the Middle East studying under various teachers and Sufi saints. While in L
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-30   226 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-30

God is Love: From Thoughts in Solitude by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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God is Love: From Thoughts in Solitude by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

We will now continue with the enlightening wisdom of the Reverend Thomas Merton as expressed in his book, “Thoughts in Solitude.” “There is no true spiritual life outside the Love of Christ. We have a spiritual life only because we are loved by Him. The spiritual life consists in receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit and His Charity, because the Sacred Heart of Jesus has willed, in His Love, th
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-29   284 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-12-29
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