Kabir

Who’s At Fault?

I searched for the crooked, met not a single one
When searched myself, I found the crooked one!

- Kabir

crooked?

Our ego plays games with us. We always find fault in the others’ behavior. It’s not us, it’s the other who ought to change. What’s going on?

moi?

Kabir is not saying that we’re despicable & devious and therefore should we sulk in shame. He’s suggesting, IMO, that we consider changing our own perspective before jumping to conclusions and always attributing fault outside of self. We ought to change our own perspective and consider how we are looking at things. Like Gandhi said ‘We must be the change we want to see in the world’…

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM reflective…

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Kabir

Who Was Kabir?

Says Kabir
Don't be so proud and vain
Looking at your high mansion
Death makes one lie on bare land
And grass will grow thereon.

- Kabir

kabira

Kabir, a.k.a. Kabira was a famous mystic of India in the 14th/15th centuries. His name comes from the Arabic ‘al-kabira’ which means ‘the great’ and is one of the 99 names for God in Islam. He wrote inspiring couplets in the Hindi of that time. His influence is still strong on popular Indian music and his couplets are studied diligently in most North Indian schools…

pride & humility

We often hear that ‘pride cometh before the fall’. It sure can. We’ve seen in many instances that when we are haughty and certain, Life inserts its own plans into our midst. The antidote is to rely on the greater power, God. The supreme being, has the broadest view possible and can guide us, if we but allow, towards the greater good. Humility is key…

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM humble.

Recommendation: Kabir - Spiritual Commentary by Yoga Niketan

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