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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We live in an 'eventocracy'. This is a new form of democracy where there is nothing greater than the event. Any policy announcement has so many events that people have begun to believe in the arrival of an avatar.
Ravish Kumar

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A good leader creates leaders, not followers.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Sunlight is neither yours nor mine.
J Krishnamurthi
Great minds discuss ideas. Medium minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Swami Chinmayananda
Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto Von Bismarck
The spinning-wheel has almost been forgotten. There is all this talk of militarization and industrialization. But it is my conviction that a day will come when they will all see for themselves that for India there is no way other than that of village industries and non-violence. We shall not find a way out unless we develop these. But I am still optimistic.
Mahatma Gandhi
Faith and trust can move mountains.
Ramayana
Aimlessness leads to shamelessness.
Amogh Lila Das
My study of the Quran has convinced me that the basis of Islam is not violence but pure peace.
Mahatma Gandhi
Man's enemy is man, man's remedy is man.
Proverb
Faith can move mountains; believe in yourself and your abilities.
Jaya Kishori
Fearing the bond of desires is a great virtue as desires have the power to deceive.
Thirukkural
To speack clearly to impress all and draw subtle truths from others' utterances is wisdom.
Thirukkural
Better a thousand enemies than an unfaithful friend.
Proverb
Be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
In order to achieve our goals, our methods must be as clean as the ultimate result!
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The right to know is the right to live.
Aruna Roy
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Tapasya teaches us the power of perseverance and determination in achieving our goals.
Annonymous
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
Mother Teresa
The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing
Dr S Radhakrishnan
A decision reached by the interaction of several minds is a distilled decision and by far superior to the decision taken by an individual in isolation.
Aditya Birla
Lyric helps invoke the core person. And, without lyric, it is difficult to touch the core. Lyrical music is the music of India.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati
Useful, courteous, and pleasant words (Vani) bring happiness and prosperity.
Thirukkural
Serve others with kindness and love and the Lord will reward you with His grace.
Guru Govind Singh
The cat's teeth can hold its young but also kill a rat.
Proverb
Time is the seed of the Universe.
Ved Vyas
Learning, the destroyer of arrogance, begets arrogance in fools. Even as light that illuminates the eye, makes owls blind.
Panchtantra
Educate Agitate Organise
B R Ambedkar
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
Aristotle
Just wake up and see that all the past is only a memory. In the flow of time, all events are dissolving.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Bhakti in religion may be a road to the salvation of the soul. But in politics, Bhakti or hero-worship is a sure road to degradation and to eventual dictatorship.
B R Ambedkar
Deep and vast knowledge gained is of no use if one madly covets another man's wealth.
Thirukkural
Seeking creates Vacuum. Giving creates fulfillment.
B K Shivani
The divine guidance often comes when the horizon is the blackest.
Mahatma Gandhi
Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
Kailash Satyarthi
Craft has always been a basic activity in human society, in fact it is considered more cohesive and permeating in human relationships than even language, for it can penetrate many barriers to communication. Particularly has this been true of the older societies such as those in Asia, South and Central America, Africa and countries like Greece or Spain, where aspects of the ancient cultures still continue to produce powerful impressions that almost seem ageless.
Kamla Devi Chattopadhyay
Meditation is seeing God in yourself. Love is seeing God in the person next to you. Knowledge is seeing God everywhere.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
What is crucial in dealing with loss is not to lose the lesson. That makes you a winner in the most profound sense.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati
Foolish people inflict pain upon them self which is worse than what an enemy can bring upon.
Thiruvalluvar
Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.
Mahavira
Wealth may come today and be gone tomorrow, but good character will last our whole life.
Mata Amritanandmayi Devi
Death's stamp gives value to the coin of life, making it possible to buy with life what is truly precious.
Rabindranath Tagore
It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the Sun fails.
Romain Rolland
The vision of God is nothing more than the realisation and feeling of His presence, both within and around you, for God is an all prevalent spirit that permeates the entire universe. The worlds manifest in terms of name and form are not separate from Him because they are His own representation.
Samarth Guru Ramdas
The agitated minds leads you to your own destruction.
Gurumayi Chidvilasananda
The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.
Sai Baba
It is better to refrain from killing and eating meat than numerous offerings of ghee on fire.
Thirukkural
School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.
Ivan Illich
One cannot comprehend Him through reason, even if one reasoned for ages.
Guru Nanak
The breeze of grace is always blowing; set you sail to catch that breeze.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Negative energies cannot touch you if you are in a state of meditation.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
Mother Teresa
Opportunism has shaken the confidence of People in Poltics.
Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
Rather than continuing to seek the truth, simply let go of your views.
Gautam Buddha
The best book is the book of the heart. Everyone has it: but how many are there who can read it? On the very first page of the book are written the words; Take care of your thoughts; As you think so you become.
J P Vaswani
The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles.
Friedrich Engels
One should understand a brahman who merely reads much, to be a man of many words. Know him only to be true Brahman who swerves not from the truth.
Sanatsugatia
The Self is attained through veracity, concentration, wisdom and continence; cultivate all of them constantly. When impurities thus dwindle, the ascetic beholds Him - stainless, resplendent - within his very body.
Mundokopanishad
Wisdom comes not only from our mistakes but also learning from other's missteps.
Chanakya
The cause for man's suffering is that he has restricted his love only to himself and his family.
Ramayana
I truly believe the only way we can create global peace is through not only educating our minds, but our hearts and our souls.
Malala Yousafzai
Learning is a process where knowledge is presented to us, then shaped through understanding, discussion and reflection.
Paulo Freire
A flower blooms in quietude; man’s inner self also blossoms in solitude. Each one of us should find our own space and solitude.
Morari Bapu
A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
Cow protection is the eternal dharma of India.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The beauty of a sunset is shared by all human beings.
J Krishnamurthi
An individual that maintains a balanced state of the main elements of the body, blissful condition of the soul, satisfied senses and a happy state of mind is called a swastha or healthy person.
Sushrut
Give to the poor with a glad heart, just as the tree offers leaves, flowers, shade, fruits, and roots without difference. This is genuine altruism.
Gyaneshwar
You can count the number of fruits produced by a tree, but not the number of trees produced by its fruit.
Proverb
You who believe, seek help through patience and prayer; surely, God is with the steadfast.
Quran
A man must not be judged by the nature of his duties, but by the manner in which he does them.
Swami Vivekananda
Good company makes one blessed, it brings virtues and extripates vices.
Guru Granth Sahib
Expect the best, prepare for the worst.
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
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
We have not produced brands as far as education is concerned in India.
Rahul Bajaj
When we think we know we cease to learn.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
A scared journalist produces a lifeless citizen. If our news is scared of the government, it is great injustice to readers and viewers who have been cheated in the name of news.
Ravish Kumar
We are not rich by what we possess, but what we can do without.
Immamuel Kant
I know that He has no evil in Him and yet if there is evil, He is the author of it and yet untouched by it. I know too that I shall never know God if I do not wrestle with and against evil even at the cost of life itself.
Mahatma Gandhi
If a man reads but one word of love, he becomes learned.
Swami Vivekananda
Political power grows out of the barrel of the gun…
Mao Zedong
You'll feel better about yourself if you give up judging yourself and start loving yourself.
B K Shivani
The only alternative to co-existence is co-destruction.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.
Aurbindo Ghosh
Meeting the deadline is not good enough. Beating the deadline is my expectation.
Dhirubhai Ambani
Devotion alone can save a person, needing no help of any other means.
Madhavadeva
Don't hate anybody, because that hatred which comes out from you must, in the long run, come back to you, if you love, that love will come back to you, completing the circle.
Swami Vivekananda
My ambition is not only to chronicle but to interpret and reveal the movement of the mind and unfold the sources of India in the profound plane of human nature.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
A socially backward people cannot develop a sound political sense and without a sound political sense there can be no democracy.
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
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? O man, because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Just like a corn in fire becomes edible and delicious as popcorn, similarly a person who faces reversals with humblesness and courage upgrades one's very existence.
Amogh Lila Das
Life would be dull and colorless but for the obstacles that we have to overcome and the fights that we have to win.
Rabindranath Tagore
Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use.
Sai Baba
When you give roses to others, the perfume is bound to linger on your hands.
Baba Amte
Cheerful patience is required both for naughty children and your own mind.
Gautam Buddha
Sometimes spending time with yourself is the only therapy you need.
Annonymous
One of India's major blessings is the rich store of experience and knowledge available in the rural and tribal areas.
M S Swaminathan
Mind is never a problem. Mindset is.
Narendra Modi
The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.
Kailash Satyarthi
Iron appears as red hot in the furnace but becomes black soon after it is taken out. In the same way, worldly men are full of religious emotion if they are in a temple or in the society of the pious; but no sooner do they leave these associations the flood of devotion in them subsides.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa

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