LIGHT AND DARKNESS


ONCE a man dreamt a very strange dream. He was plunged in wonder.

A Sadhu and a prostitute living in same town had died within a week of each other. The prostitute went heave, the Sadhu to hell. The prostitute had risen high, the Sadhu had turmbled down!

The man related this dream to a seer. The seer said, “Well, there is nothing strange about your dream, The prostitute was ashamed of her immoral life and was striving to give it up. She thought highly of the Sadhu and praised him sincerely. On the other hand, the sadhu was conceited and boasted of his noble living, scorning the woman and condemning her way of life.

“The prostitute, despite her immoral occupation, had the virtue of condemning herself and appreciating Someone she thought holy; the Sadhu, despite his holy vocation, was guilty of praising himself and condemning others. That is why the prostitute found light, but the Sadhuwas lost in darkness.”


THE INNER LIGHT  |  NOT BY PRAYER ALONE  |  FIRE AND WATER | COME IN-COME IN | THE WORLD  :  A MIRROR  !  | NOT A GRAVEYARD | THE BRUTE IN MAN | THE WEIGHT OF A FLOWER | VISION | TRUST BEGENTS TRUST | INSATIABLE | SEEING THE INVISIBLE | DIALOGUE | THE TOUCHSTONE OF FRIENDSHIP | ELEGANCE OF SPEECH | CONSTRUCTION-NOT DESTRUCTION | NOT IN THE EYE-IN THE HEART | CONTENTMENT | VOICE AND VISION |THE MAGNETISM OF LOVE |THE SMILE OF GOODWILL| BEHAVIOUR |THE PRICE OF ACQUISITION | THE BETTER-HALF| LIGHT AND DARKNESS| THE WAY TO KNOWLEDGE

 

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