Tag Archives: the kingdom of god is within you

Core of Ahimsa: Daily Metta

“God resides in every human form, indeed in every particle of His creations, in everything that is on His earth.” ~ Gandhi, Mahtama 4. 124 In our Western worldview, to the extent that it recognizes the existence of a being we can call God, that being is said to have created the world, more or… read more

Unseen Power: Daily Metta

“God is not a power residing in the clouds. God is an unseen power residing within us, and nearer to us than fingernails to the flesh.” ~ Gandhi, Truth is God, p. 19 In speaking thus of the radical externalization of “God” that had come to characterize most religious thinking in the West, and offering… read more

“It’s within our hearts”–Daily Metta

July 5: “To seek God one need not go on a pilgrimage or light lamps or burn incense before or anoint the image of the deity or paint it with red vermilion. For He [sic] resides in our hearts.” –Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi, Pyarelal, 1946) When he was 24 and living in South Africa at a… read more