Tag Archives: Ananda Maitriya

“When we have learned that Noble Truth of Sorrow, learned in deep meditation on the world about us how all must come to death and are doomed to Woe, Hatred is surely vanquished, giving place to Love:-for who should hate, once he has understood and known?”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“When we have learned that Noble Truth of Sorrow, learned in deep meditation on the world about us how all must come to death and are doomed to Woe, Hatred is surely vanquished, giving place to Love:—for who should hate, once he has understood and known?” [via]

“And so we learn at last the secret of Anatta, seeing the Self thus transitory and ever-changing; wrought but of thoughts that rise and pass in swift succession; component of the very stuff that dreams are made of; and, learning this, we cease to serve and worship that offspring of our Ignorance.”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“And so we learn at last the secret of Anatta, seeing the Self thus transitory and ever-changing; wrought but of thoughts that rise and pass in swift succession; component of the very stuff that dreams are made of; and, learning this, we cease to serve and worship that offspring of our Ignorance.” [via]

“How many of our hopes, our aspirations or our proud ideals remain as we had hoped and dreamed but yesterday; or which of all our great desires or high ambitions shall endure even for the little span of our poor human lives?”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“How many of our hopes, our aspirations or our proud ideals remain as we had hoped and dreamed but yesterday; or which of all our great desires or high ambitions shall endure even for the little span of our poor human lives?” [via]

“If in mans’ heart of hearts there reigned this Self, come from eternity and but a pilgrim on its changeless way, could there be in his nature aught of folly or of evil, or any limit to his wisdom and his love?”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“If in mans’ heart of hearts there reigned this Self, come from eternity and but a pilgrim on its changeless way, could there be in his nature aught of folly or of evil, or any limit to his wisdom and his love?” [via]

“he is the Builder of a future which no illusion of himself can inherit, and the one Law of all his being is uttermost Compassion, his life lived only for love’s sake, lived only to alleviate the sorrows of the world”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“he is the Builder of a future which no illusion of himself can inherit, and the one Law of all his being is uttermost Compassion, his life lived only for love’s sake, lived only to alleviate the sorrows of the world” [via]

“this is in Buddhism accounted the true beginning of all righteousness,-unselfishness that gives all, whilst knowing yet that it shall never reap the gain”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“this is in Buddhism accounted the true beginning of all righteousness,—unselfishness that gives all, whilst knowing yet that it shall never reap the gain” [via]

“the dark belief that cruelty abhorrent to the mind of man might be acceptable in the sight of God; that sword and stake and rack might win for murderer and torturer a glorious place in Heaven hereafter”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“the dark belief that cruelty abhorrent to the mind of man might be acceptable in the sight of God; that sword and stake and rack might win for murderer and torturer a glorious place in Heaven hereafter” [via]

“what evil or what cruelty of man but has sprung only from that chiefest of illusions, Self, from that sad separateness of thought”

The Law of Righteousness. By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“what evil or what cruelty of man but has sprung only from that chiefest of illusions, Self, from that sad separateness of thought” [via]