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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Let a woman gather around the helpless, let her flower in the hearts of the people, let her bloom out in all actions, sacrifices and offerings.
Rabindranath Tagore

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If I rest, I rust.
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Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
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Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.
Rumi
Feel grateful for your existence and all the love you have received. This will bring happiness and joy to you.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Gautam Buddha
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Raja Ram Mohan Rai
As fire refines gold and makes it brighter, sufferings of penance make the ascetics purer.
Thirukkural
Many people have uninstalled Chinese apps. So when crores uninstall apps. It will be a message for the Chinese government when they are intruding into India.
Sonam Wangchuk
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Swami Vivekananda
We can, We must.
Swami Chinmayananda
The mind is a powerful instrument. Every thought and every emotion that you create changes the very chemistry of your body.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Dedicate the precious days of your lives to the betterment of the world.
Mirza Husayn 'ali Nuri
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 secret of the Great Stories is that they have no secrets. The Great Stories are the ones you have heard and want to hear again. The ones you can enter anywhere and inhabit comfortably. They don’t deceive you with thrills and trick endings. They don’t surprise you with the unforeseen. They are as familiar as the house you live in. Or the smell of your lover’s skin. You know how they end, yet you listen as though you don’t. In the way that although you know that one day you will die, you live as though you won’t. In the Great Stories you know who lives, who dies, who finds love, who doesn’t. And yet you want to know again.
Arundhati Roy
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Mother Teresa
Brahman is beyond mind and speech, beyond concentration and meditation, beyond the knower, the known and knowledge, beyond even the conception of real and unreal. In fact it is beyond all relativity.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Strong minded people are always firm even in defeat like the brave elephants pierced by arrows.
Thirukkural

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