BUDDHA said: All that we are is the result of what we have thought: all that we are is founded on our thoughts and formed of our thoughts.
“If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain pursues him, as the wheel of the wagon follows the hoof of the ox that draws it.
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: all that we are is founded on our thoughts and formed of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought happiness pursue him like his own shadow that never leaves him.
“He reviled me, he beat me and conquered and then plundered me,” who express such thoughts tie their mind with the intention of retaliation. In them hatred will not cease.
“He reviled me, he beat me and conquered and then plundered me,” who do not express such thoughts, in them hatred will cease.
“In this world never is enmity appeased by hatred; enmity is ever appeased by Love. This is the Law Eternal.”
[The Dhammapada, Ch. 1 The Twin Verses]
“Forgiveness is the mental, emotional and/or spiritual process of ceasing to feel resentment, indignation or anger against another person for a perceived offense, difference or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution.”
HUMAN casualties of war wear two opposite yet related faces — those who are injured and killed, and those who injure and kill them.
The devastation for both is long-lasting, evidence shows. Sometimes, as we will see, restoring spiritual peace and health for either side may involve lifetimes.
Wounds received on both sides transcend the body, although physical scars have been shown to bridge lifetimes. War experiences are deeply rooted, leaving souls in desperate need of emotional, and psycho-spiritual healing.
But surprisingly, sometimes just remembering, and owning a past life tragedy, can heal the effects of personal trauma.
One of H. P. Blavatsky’s most powerful stories, “Karmic Visions,” opens in a battle, with “a camp filled with war-chariots, neighing horses and legions of long-haired soldiers.”
An old gray-haired prophetess stands defiantly before her captor, the cruel Clovis, King of the Franks. Taunted by the woman, who refuses to tell where the enemy’s treasure is hidden, Clovis loses patience. The story goes that he kills her by angrily plunging his spear into the her throat. Continue reading
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