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Buddhists do not believe in a life of hedonism because they believe in the law of karma (that is, a person's actions in this life will affect his existence in his next life)

Author: Science of Identity - Jagad Guru Chris Butler , Source: http//www.jagadguruchrisbutler.net/Saved by akirelives in hedonism karma scienceofidentity jagadguru buddhists 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

For a person who cultivates wisdom or true knowledge, the results are inner peace, satisfaction, patience, respect for others, freedom from duplicity, compassion, joyfulness, and remembrance of his spiritual identity...

Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.net/Saved by akirelives in wisdom knowledge siddhaswarupananda insights scienceofidentity jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Many people practice tai chi, chi gong, and so on with the aim of keeping their bodies fit for a long time. There is certainly nothing wrong with keeping one's body fit-indeed, it is one of the aims of yoga-but unfortunately, many such people are trying to run away from the inevitable death of the body. Some mystic yogis strive to keep their bodies alive forever-but that is not possible. Even if one was the greatest yogi and could keep his body alive for thousands of years, that still is not forever.Jagad Guru Chris Butler - Science of Identity Foundation

Author: Science Of Identity Foundation - Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http//scienceofidentityfoundation.info/Saved by akirelives in quotes immortality scienceofidentity yoga jagadguru yogi taichi chigong fitness 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
We all want freedom, but real freedom is possible only if we understand our true identity.
Author: Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.comSaved by akirelives in freedom identity ScienceofIdentityFoundation jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
"Without respect for people of different races or ethnicities or religions, how can we have a peaceful and harmonious society or world? And without a harmonious society, how can there be the necessary economic development and atmosphere conducive to spiritual happiness and self-realization?"
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.brandonraynor.com/jagad_guru_chris_butlerSaved by akirelives in wisdom science identity ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler socialharmony jagadguru 11 years ago[edit] [permalink]
The question "Who am I?" is not a philosophical football meant to be kicked around coffeehouses by pseudointellectuals. It's a real-life question. Nothing is more important and more relevant than to know who you are.
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.scienceofidentity.org/lectures-by-jagad-guruSaved by akirelives in wisdom science philosophy identity ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler videos jagadguru JagadGuruSpeaks 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
It is natural for us to want to be happy, satisfied, and free. But due to ignorance of our true identity, our natural longing becomes misdirected and leads to further bondage and unhappiness.
Science of Identity Foundation - Siddhaswarupananda
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.net/component/option,co...Saved by akirelives in science quotes identity ScienceofIdentityFoundation jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Animals eat and humans eat. Animals sleep and humans sleep. Animals mate and humans mate. Animals defend and fight and so do humans. But human beings also possess the faculty for enquiring into and understanding the Absolute Truth. Humans have a faculty for spiritual growth. Humans can ask, "Who am I? What is the purpose of my existence?" If we utilize this faculty for spiritual realization then we are truly human beings. If we don't, if we simply concern ourselves with eating, sleeping, sex and fighting, then are we not human in name only?
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.jagad-guru-chris-butler.com/transcriptsSaved by akirelives in science respect identity humans ScienceofIdentityFoundation robots jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The physical body is made up of countless numbers of tiny material particles called molecules and atoms. These material particles are constantly being replaced by material particles from the outside environment (in the form of food, water, air, and so on). Over a period of five to seven years, this process of metabolism brings about a complete change of the matter that makes up your body.

~ Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa (Chris Butler)
2007 Science of Identity Foundation
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.net/logical-understandi...Saved by akirelives in science identity scienceofidentity jagadguru Metabolism ChangingBody 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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