“When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Why? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence.”

Mom's Thoughts: Just sharing Some of Our Dear Mom's Favourite Thoughts

rainbow-touch-from-flickr-com21“When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Why? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence.”

– Jiddu Krishnamurti, Freedom from the Known

Our mom loved reading Krishnarurthi

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“There is neither east nor west, tribe nor ethnicity, male or female, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist. Christian nor Jew. There is only a God-filled humanity.”

“Whilst we can (and should) cherish and celebrate our ‘unique’ differences, let not our different beliefs divide us, but let the Spirit of our shared humanity be what defines and unites us as common inhabitants of our planet.”

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