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15 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Mahavira

KavishalaKavishala June 16, 2020
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12 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Mahavira For Inner Peace & Balanced Life



Do not injure, abuse, oppress, enslave, insult, torment, torture, or kill any creature or living being.


Kill not, cause no pain. Nonviolence is the greatest religion.


Attachment and aversion are the root cause of karma, and karma originates from infatuation. Karma is the root cause of birth and death, and these are said to be the source of misery. None can escape the effect of their own past karma.


Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love.


By sincerity, a man gains physical, mental and linguistic straightforwardness, and harmonious tendency; that is, congruence of speech and action.


Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.


In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self.


The most important principle of environment is that you are not the only element.


All breathing, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain, nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away.


If you want to cultivate a habit, do it without any reservation, till it is firmly established. Until it is so confirmed, until it becomes a part of your character, let there be no exception, no relaxation of effort.


All are my friends. I have no enemies.


Don't accumulate if you do not need. The excess of wealth in your hands is for the society, and you are the trustee for the same.


If one undertakes retrospection of the day's events, one must do it regularly at the appointed hour, not fitfully, not doing it today, neglecting to do it tomorrow and the day after and then taking it up again on the fourth day. Such irregular practice is not conducive to the confirmation of the habit of retrospection.


Modes are infinite, and laws are infinite.


Soul is the central point of spiritual discipline.

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