A Treasure Trove

India has a rich tradition of wisdome which lits our day lifts our spirits. However, our digital space is devoid of this treasure trove. Is it not an irony that a country that has abundant digital resources can not bring its own intellectual and spiritual wealth on one digital platform?
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What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
Sai Baba

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Make a wrong-doer feel shy, by doing him a favour.
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The best way to perform a deed is learning the techniques from an expert.
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The man who cannot appreciate music and literature is exactly like the lower animals, even though he may not possess horns and a tail.
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He who receives guests (atithi) one after another will be an honoured guest in heaven.
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Today is a gift from God - that is why it is called the present.
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A man of learning and self-control (sanyam) who is free from anger will be blessed by the god of virtue.
Thirukkural
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Proverb
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Mahashweta Devi
The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.
Karl Marx
If a society ever reaches the stage of possible equality, if not total equality, a stage might be reached for doing away with the weapons.
Ram Manohar Lohia
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Mother Teresa
Sunlight is one and the same wherever it falls, but only a bright surface like that of water, or of a mirror reflects it fully. So is the light Divine. It falls equally and impartially on all hearts, but the pure and pious hearts of holy men receive and reflect that light well.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Worry doesn't make anything, but hard work.
Rahul Bajaj
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi
Tapasya is a constant reminder that we are capable of achieving greatness if we are willing to work for it.
Annonymous
With every book you buy, you add a millimeter to your mental stature.
Lala Har Dayal Mathur
Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit there from.
Mirza Husayn 'ali Nuri
The greatest danger to character comes from greed and by money, wasteful expenditure and the social prestige that is falsely associated with it.
Ram Manohar Lohia
The world will not respect the avengers but regard the tolerant as gold.
Thirukkural
Love's gift can't be given. It waits to be accepted.
Rabindranath Tagore
Like the appearance of silver in mother of pearl, the world seems real until the Self, the underlying reality, is realized.
Adi Shankaracharya
The more you expect from fate, the more it will disappoint you, have faith in karma, you will always get more than your expectations.
Annonymous
You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day? Because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God.
Ramakrishna Paramhansa

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