seven modern SOCIAL SINS of humankind
Politics without principles
Business without morality
Wealth without work
Education without character
Science without humanity
Enjoyment without conscience
Religion without sacrifice
according to Mahatma Gandhi
of the YOGA WAY
Non-violence, doing no harm (a-himsa)
Not stealing (a-steya)
Treat all beings as creations
of the ONE GOD (brahmacharya)
Renunciation of greed (a-parigraha)
according to Patanjali
The union of hearts and minds and freedom from hate I will
Love one another as the cow
loves the calf that she has borne.
Let son be loyal to father
and of one mind with his mother.
Let not a brother hate a
brother, nor a sister hate a sister;
unanimous, united in aims
speak your words in friendliness.
Atharva Veda 3.30
One should speak the truth and speak it pleasingly.
One should not speak the
truth in an unpleasant manner nor
should one speak untruth
because it is pleasing; this is the eternal law.
Smriti 4, 138
asceticism, generosity, non-violence, constancy in virtue
these are the means of success, and not caste or family.
not take what belongs to others, that is an eternal duty.
is opposed to the amassing of wealth by irresponsible means and
the hoarding of merchandise with intent to gain undue profit at
the expense of the societys needs.
to neither side, but to rest impartial as the even fixed scale
is the ornament of the wise.