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“No Greater Bravery”–Daily Metta

May 17 “There is no bravery greater than a resolute refusal to bend the knee to an earthly power, no matter how great, an that, without bitterness of spirit.” –Gandhi (Harijan, 10-13-1948, p. 291       Experiment in Nonviolence: Try, just for a thought-experiment, to turn some of your fears on their head, and… read more


Renunciation is the translation of the Sanskrit term aparigraha, (non-grasping). Renunciation was one of cardinal principles for residents of Gandhi’s ashrams. This attitude of renouncing personal attachment to anything — an object, another person, even an idea or opinion — is the key to self mastery, and also the spiritual key to freedom from coercion by… read more