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Hazrat Inayat Khan by Lobsan Payat

Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927)

"I first believed without any hesitation in the existence of the soul, and then I wondered about the secret of its nature. I persevered and strove in search of the soul, and found at last that I myself was the cover over my soul. I realized that that in me which believed and that in me which wondered, that which persevered in me, and that which found, and that which was found at last, was no other than my soul. I thanked the darkness that brought me to the light, and I valued the veil which prepared for me the…

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Hazrat Sai Roshan Ali Shah by Ali Argis

Hazrat Sai Roshan Ali Shah, 1862 - 1932

Hazrat Sai Roshan Ali Shah was born to Sai Qutab Ali Shah, who was also a Murshid, of the Jahaniyan lineage. He had spent many long years in penances and spiritual austerities in the hills and had little in married life. He considered marriage a chain around him and so prayed the Lord for relief of the bonds of married life. His wife died young, without issue. Years later, his father again asked him (Sai Qutab Ali Shah) to get married and he declined.

His father told him the following story: "Whilst I was in Darwat…

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Healing through Meditation by Yan Zhuo

The scientists have found that our mind is the cause for 80% of our illnesses. The main cause for illnesses such as rash, diabetes, backache and heart attacks is jealousy, hatred, mental tension and stress. Psychiatrists have now found that though there is temporary relief for these illnesses through medication, illnesses recur because the cause for them remains within our minds.

It is similar to the growth of a tree from its remaining roots even though its shoots are cut down. There is no complete cure for about 15% of our illnesses. We inherit them. We require…

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History of the Tooth Relic by Yin Zhuo

The Tooth Relic - The great Karandua

On the north side of the Kandy lake stands the temple know in Sinhalese as the Daladamaligawa, that is 'Palace of the tooth-relic'. The Pali books call it the Dathadhatughara, or 'House of the Tooth-relic'. It is here that is enshrined the left eye-tooth of the Budha Gautama, and this temple is on that account the chief one in Ceylon.

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