BY SOFO ARCHON Albert Einstein was not only a great scientist, but a great humanitarian as well. Below is a beautiful writing of his where he shares his thoughts concerning the problems humanity is faced with as well as his insights on they can be overcome. How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief […]
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Nothing great can be achieved without patience and persistence.
Life is very short, and so we should do our best to spend our time in a way that will make our life worth living.
BY SOFO ARCHON If you appreciate the wisdom of Taoism, you’re certainly going to enjoy the following short yet insightful Taoist poems, carefully selected from the inspirational though not widely known Taoist book The Unencumbered Spirit. Written by the reclusive Taoist sage Hung Ying-ming, this is a profound work on human nature and the essence of life. Without further ado, […]
BY SOFO ARCHON Here are 15 of my most-loved inspirational quotes by the great Sufi mystic and spiritual teacher Hazrat Inayat Khan. No one can be human and not make a mistake. Love in its beginning lives only on reciprocity, but when fully developed it stands on its own feet. Without humor human life is empty. […]
1 Cut out sagacity; discard knowingness, and the people will benefit an hundredfold. Cut out “humanity”; discard righteousness, and the people will regain love of their fellows. Cut out cleverness; discard the utilitarian, and there will be no thieves and robbers…. Become unaffected; Cherish sincerity; Belittle the personal; Reduce desires. 2 The five colours blind […]
Here I have collected a few rare spiritual poems from the masterpiece ‘Song’s of Kabir’ by the great mystic poet Kabir, one of the handful of spiritual geniuses whose realization transcends all barriers of dogma, religion, country and civilization. In his poems, Kabir challenges us to go beyond all barriers of religion or belief or […]