Why Do We Shout In Anger?

.Anger

 

A saint who was once visiting a river to take a bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked.

‘Why do people in anger shout at each other?’

The disciples thought for a while, then one of them said, ‘Because we lose our calm, we shout.’

‘But, ...

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Why is the Mind always noisy?

.noisy mind

By Swami Chinmayananda

It is the symptom of a disease. It is the cry of the Infinite locked within the prison of the finite. It is the suffocation of the Eternal caged within the envelopment of the ephemeral. It is the helplessness of the Sentient bound by the inert. It is the fear of the Existence threatened ...

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Responding to everyday frustrations and irritations

.Dealing with Frustrations

By Ekanath Easwaran

Remember the Buddha’s words: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” If our thinking is based on stimulus and response, he is trying to tell us, then most of us live like puppets, moved by patterns of thinking built up over years of repetition. These habits of mind cause us to say and ...

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How to avoid unkind words


Kind words

 

By Paramahamsa Yogananda

Unkind words used in a fit of emotion are like a conflagration that spreads over the forest of friendship and burns up all the green plants of courteous dealings and sympathetic thoughts. People, drunk with excitement and accustomed to anger-slavery, are emotional firebugs who, at the slightest ...

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Take a vitamin of “No Reaction”

.Prayer

By Pujya Swami Chidananda Sarawati

Spiritual health is measured by our state of equanimity in the face of trials and tribulations. It is measured by our ability to remain calm, focused, serene and loving when life throws failure, difficulty, insurmountable hurdles and betrayal on our path. It is easy to be peaceful, joyful and calm ...

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How do you deal with hurt

.Forgiveness

 

By Pujya Chidananda Saraswati

Forgiveness  is not an easy task, but it is an essential task if we want to live full, joyful and peaceful lives.   It means that we, as human beings on the path of spirituality, must release the pain, anger and grudges which act like a vice on our heart, suffocating us in their ...

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