Great Wisdom Talk
“A man attains greatness by his merits, not simply by occupying an exalted seat. Can we call a crow an eagle (garuda) simply because he sits on the top of a tall building”.
The best way is to acquire the required knowledge base and then climb on to the position.
The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.
You can win over ; a greedy by offer of money, a proud person by cowering before him, a fool by agreeing with him and a scholar by truth and only truth.
An alcoholic cannot differentiate between good and bad, similarly a selfish person gets blind with his selfish goals.
The test for purity of gold is performed by rubbing, heating, pounding and cutting. Similarly, the true characteristic of a person are revealed at the time of intense trouble. His manners, voice and actions will reveal a lot about him.
It is better to have no friends, pupils and wife than having bad ones.
If you are facing loss in business or your heart is broken, don't share such information with others. One must not discuss scandals of family and incidents of insult. People might try to exploit your weaknesses.
You should be shameless when comes to learning, dealing in business and having food.
Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous. You know your weakness, not your opponent. It might fetch you a victory.
A man must not live in a place that has no fear of law, where people are shameless, where exists no clever man, people lack in spirit of charity, no respect and where exists no art.
"Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest."
A person must walk with his eyes open, must drink clean water, speak word of wisdom and must perform an action only after thinking about pros and cons.
poverty can easily be dealt with patience, even ordinary clothes appear nice if clean. Food can be consumed if hot and fresh, no matter, if it is not tasty. Similarly, a good character is of great significance despite lack of physical beauty.
Like a house having a venomous snake is not suitable for living - a house having an ill-tempered wife with low morals, deceitful friends and with impolite talkative servants; is also not suitable for living.
Money is one of most significant assets, a man must have. It brings you the honor, supports you and makes you capable to deal with calamities.
Whoever helps you at the time of illness, misfortune, famines and invasions; is your true brother in real sense. A person who cannot decide his goals, simply cannot win.
Like a gem embedded in an ornament of gold appears more elegant, in similar manner, a man must enhance his good qualities to add more charm to his physical personality.
One who overspends money without planning, who provokes the stronger opponent and one who desires relationship with all kinds of women will definitely meet a quick destruction.
We should always speak what would please the man of whom we expect a favour, like the hunter who sings sweetly when he desires to shoot a deer. It is ruinous to be familiar with the king, fire, the religious preceptor, and a woman. To be altogether indifferent to them is to be deprived of the opportunity to get benefited.
One must be satisfied with whatever he has as wife, wealth and income. One must never get satisfied with knowledge and acts of charity.
It is considered safe to be five arms away from a bullock cart. Ten arms away from a horse. Thousand arms from an elephant. Anyhow there is no safe distance within whole country when it comes to avoid a wicked person.
A good person can inculcate goodness in a bad person but not vice versa. The fragrance of a flower might leave its effect on soil beneath. But the flower never attains the murky smell from soil.
The power; of a scholar lies in his knowledge, of a king lies in his army, of a trader lies in his money, of a servant is in his service; understand your role and act accordingly.
Rainwater is purest of all. Similarly, will power is the mightiest of all powers.
Everyone likes polite talk and it doesn't cost anything. [Everyone Has The Right To Be Stupid But You Are Abusing The Privilege.]
The bond of love is supreme and has a very significant impact on life of a person. A black bee can drill hole in hard wood but gets trapped in lotus flower. It can get its freedom quite easily but it hesitates to hurt the flower.
A person who considers women of others as mother, wealth of others as dirt and one who sees his own soul living in all living creatures, is the person who has found the truth.
Such home is endowed with divine favor of God where sons and daughters obey orders, family members are hardworking, money is earned with honesty and is sufficient to fulfill their needs, food is in surplus, servants are faithful, where guests are welcomed and is often visited by spiritual teachers.
One must not be afraid of future nor should regret about past. Wise men concentrate on utilizing the present to frame brighter future.
Anger is like death, feeling of revenge is like river of agony (extreme physical or mental suffering). Education provides everything to a man and feeling contented is a great blessing.
The nature of noble people is quite strange i.e, instead of acting arrogant upon attaining wealth, they bow down in humility and act more modestly and respectfully.
There are two ways to deal with thorns and wicked people. One is crush them and the other is to stay away from them.
The person who does not speak for a whole year and who only opens his mouth to eat will enjoy heavenly pleasure of about 10 Million years. [The simple explanation is that, 'Silence is gold'. Men who speak too much reveal their secrets to others and face problem.]
A pitcher can be filled drop-by-drop and so is the case with your wealth.
Use stick over a child only after 5. This can continue for 10 more years. Once the son achieves his 16th, all you can do is to treat him as a friend.
You can earn money after losing it, you can make new friends and also get another wife but this is not the case with body [Take good care of your health].
A person experiences heavenly joy whose son is obedient, whose wife is faithful, and who himself is satisfied with whatever he has (non-envying nature).
Few Qs? a) Which family has no blemish (a small mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something)?
Is there anyone who never fallen ill?
Can you point anyone who has lived happily throughout life?
Get stronger or get destroyed by the time
Best to learn from others mistakes and teachings; the successful people, mentors and books.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42MHgc4OqP0&t=196s