Last night, at a ceremony of the National Book Foundation in NYC, Louise Glück received the National Book Award for poetry for Faithful and Virtuous Night… 330 more words
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Patanjalis Yoga Sutra 1.33
Matri karuna mudita upeksanam sukha dukha punya apunya visayanam bhavanatah cittaprasadanam.
By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward the happy, compassion toward the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and disregard toward the wicked, the mind-stuff retains it’s undisturbed calmness.
For all the greatness of a human mind, all its ability to rationalize and discern, categorize and understand, it is a wonder that in all the years of our evolution as a species, rigid thought has not been superseded by more flexible ways of perceiving the world. 704 more words