I have found that
I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion.
In a family where there is love and compassion, the children will become happier and more successful human beings. Without love there is a danger of spoiling or ruining their whole life. Human affection is thus most influential for children’s development.
The foundation for the development of good relations with one another is altruism, compassion, and forgiveness.
Compassion, loving-kindness, altruism, and a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood are the keys to human development.
“I have just three things to teach simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” – Lao-tzu
I have an advanced degree in sensationalistic journalism. My boss calls it a doctor-it degree.
Compassion brings us more smiles, friendship, and harmony. So compassion is really something very precious.
The Blessed Lord said: Fearlessness, purification of one’s existence, cultivation of spiritual knowledge, charity, self-control, performance of sacrifice, study of the Vedas, austerity and simplicity; nonviolence, truthfulness, freedom from anger; renunciation, tranquility, aversion to faultfinding, compassion and freedom from covetousness; gentleness, modesty and steady determination; vigor, forgiveness, fortitude, cleanliness, freedom from envy and the passion for honor–these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature. (16.1-3)
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.