Sinners are equal among themselves, sin multiplies all their merits by zero. The righteous are also equal among themselves as perfect units. The sinners are equalized by fear, the righteous are equalized by love, but everyone has the same fear, and everyone has his own love
The enlightened person is not angry with the tiger and mosquitoes, because he knows all the motives and desires of people. Ignorance is the cause of anger and suffering, and wisdom is always serene and joyful.
When you are focused, you are happy and there is no fear in you. But when there is no fear in you, you become weaned from fear, and this makes you sensitive to it. Pain requires humility and asceticism, otherwise every return to reality will be extremely painful for you.
Hajj in Islam is the same as in Christianity, the way to the Kingdom of heaven through a narrow gate. And the longer this path is, the better, because short paths all lead to the wrong place. In Hinduism, such a path is going to the forest, when the hair turns gray and children have children. In Buddhism, monks are also supposed to wander and search for the truth.
Envy no one, because all the righteous are equally joyful, and proud, firstly, suffering is also the same, and secondly, I don't want to live like the righteous, believing this life more suffering than their own.
When a good day is over, you go to bed to sleep the sleep of the just.
Happiness is the state when you don't have to be scared or ashamed of your actions. "You did everything right and you did everything you could." And this is the thought that makes the sleep especially sound.
One of the main duties of a churchman is to know the troubles and misfortunes of his parishioners. And his second duty is to galvanize stronger and more successful people into helping those who need help. And this help can be different. Even helping underprivileged but apt children to graduate from school or college is a great reason for charity. Or sponsoring some sports section for children to support it by alms-gift of the church.
There are many possible things to do. Including the construction and beauty of places of faith (churches and temples). As the greatness of faith gives people strength to live. It's also necessary to help widows and orphans and a priest can help a lot.
It is true that the temple is the shell of a long-dead God, and God himself has not lived there for a long time, but his voice is still heard there, and the house of beauty delights and inspires the spirit to know the truth. God understood the truth long ago and left this world of lies, but he opened the way to the truth for us, mere mortals.
Success in many areas of human life of men with homosexual orientation is due to the fact that they managed to avoid the trap of female softness, restraining male hardness. In the absence of female resistance, male hardness was able to grow into the sky, and serve beauty without unnecessary interference. A homosexual is essentially a celibate monk whose strength lies in avoiding the swamp of feminine softness.
A man comes to the temple of beauty and truth to find beauty there and to light the candle of truth, to take it to his temple, and there to kindle a fire. The point is, seeing beauty and truth, to take the seed of it to yourself, to plant in the garden of your soul, bringing there a little new beauty from the outside.
The beach, the sand, a huge shell, on it sits a woman in a scarf. We can't see the face, but we can guess Mary Magdalene. She looks out to sea, there, far away on the horizon, a small ship with red sails. The shell is slightly stylized as a Gothic temple.
Soloinc is someone who collected stones and built walls out of them. Soloinc is the one who collected sparks and combined them into a flame. The temple of truth has stone walls and a fire that carries the light of reason always burns.
The benefit of Temples is in the fact that one can dive into praying, turn the brain off and forget about all the problems and diseases. Such an oblivion removes stress, grants peace, decreases energy loss, stabilizes the nervous system and gives a chance for the immune system to fight diseases and for the organism - to restore its energy balance.
The increase in the number of pleasures and temptations increases the power of the righteous, that is, those who have been able to cultivate the freedom of the spirit and avoid Vice by the choice of free will.
The problem with Buddhism is that the Buddhas in the temple are wrong. Another Maitreya is needed who will sit facing the Buddha. Maitreya must be three. The unity of the Buddha evolves into the Trinity of matter, then into the seven-unity of the enlightened, and so on.
The enlightened one is one who has attained the balance of solitude. Enlightened sustainable on one foot, will not selonnet the wind of adversity and the storms of the sweet temptations. In the darkest hour he will not lose heart, and in the brightest hour he will not say a word.