West, the guidelines/commandments say: No stealing, no murdering, no adultery, no
harming of others.
East, the Yama Niyama say: Nonviolence, truthfulness, non-stealing,
patience, compassion, honesty.
sound the same?
are guidelines to live by. When these guidelines become vague, lessened or not
followed, confusion, pain, resentment and more will follow.
this punishment or are they consequences we bring upon ourselves?
someone has boiling water spilled on them, is the pain they are feeling a
punishment or a consequence?
some form or another, most of the suffering that is experienced is brought on
by not following the guidelines in either the east or the west.
we follow these guidelines, we also help others follow them by setting the
is another way of honoring others and showing our commitment to them.
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