Simply to ‘Act in accord with the laws of nature’ the ancient sages always began at source, where the power of our spirit resides. When we understand these laws, and apply them in our lives, anything we want can be created.
These seven spiritual laws are:
The Law of Pure Potentiality – ‘in the beginning there was neither existence nor nonexistence. All this world was unmanifested energy…’ – Hymn of Creation, The Rig Veda
The Law of Giving and Receiving – ‘Thy infinite gifts come to me only on those very small hands of mine. Ages pass, and still thou pourest, and still there is room to fill.’ – Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali
The Law of Karma or Cause and Effect – ‘Karma is the eternal assertion of human freedom… Our thoughts, our words, and deeds are the threads of the net which we throw around ourselves.’ – Swami Vivekananda
The Law of Least Effort – ‘An integral being knows without going, sees without looking, and accomplishes without doing.’ – Lao-Tzu
The Law of Intention and Desire – ‘In the beginning there was desire, which was the first seed of mind …’ – Hymn of Creation, The Rig Veda
The Law of Detachment – ‘The ego and the Self dwell in the same body. The former eats the sweet and sour fruits of the tree of life, while the latter looks on in detachment.’ – Mundaka Upanshad
The Law of Dharma or Purpose of Life – ‘To work with love … is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth.’ – Kabil Giban, The Prophet
Paying attention to these spiritual laws of life and practising them, life becomes more joyful and abundant in every way. The unfolding of the divinity within us, making a life that makes living worthwhile.
“This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds… A lifetime is like a flash of lightning in the sky, rushing by like a torrent down a steep mountain.” – Buddha
“We have stopped for a moment to encounter one another, to meet, to love, to share. If we share with caring, lightheartedness, and love, we will create abundance and joy for one another. And then this moment will have been worthwhile.” – Deepak Chopra, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
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