Man is a compound of Animality, Humanity and Divinity (Post No.7021)

OCTOBER 2019 GOOD THOUHTS CALENDAR

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Date: 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Post No. 7021

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VIVEKANANDA’S QUOTATIONS ON MAN

FESTIVAL DAYS

OCT.2 GANDHI JAYANTI; 7 SARASVATI PUJA/ AYUTHA PUJA; 8 VIJAYA DASAMI; 26-DHANVANTRI JAYANTI; 27 DEEPAVALI/ DIWALI, KEDAR GOWRI VRATA, LAKSHMI-KUBERA PUJA; 28 – SKANTHA SASHTI FASTING BEGINS

FULL MOON/ POURNAMI- 13

NEW MOON/ AMAVASYAA- OCT.27

EKADASI/ HINDU FASTING DAYS – 9, 24

AUSPICIOUS DAYS – OCT.24, 30

Page numbers and Volumes are given in brackets. They refer to Swami Vivekananda’s Speeches- The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda published by the Advaita Ashram, Mayavati.

OCTOBER 1 TUESDAY

The perfect man sees nothing but god (II.50)

OCTOBER 2 WEDNESDAY

The real man, therefore, is one and infinite, the omnipresent spirit (II.78)

OCTOBER 3 THURSDAY

Man has infinite power within himself, and he can realize it – he can realize himself as the one infinite Self (VIII 101)

OCTOBER 4 FRIDAY

Man is the best mirror, and the purer the man, the more clearly he can reflect God (VIII.26)

OCTOBER 5 SATURDAY

Man is the greatest being that ever can be (VII. 76)

OCTOBER 6 SUNDAY

MAN is a compound of Animality, Humanity and Divinity (V.417)

OCTOBER 7 MONDAY

Man alone becomes God (V.94)

OCTOBER 8 TUESDAY

Man is the only animal that naturally looks upward, every other animal naturally looks down (III.3)

OCTOBER 9 WEDNESDAY

There are three things n the make up of man. There is the body, there is the mind, and there is the soul (V.463)

OCTOBER 10 THURSDAY

The happiest is the man who is not at all selfish (II -465)

OCTOBER 11 FRIDAY

Man dies but once (V -87)

OCTOBER 12 SATURDAY

Each man has a mission in life, which is the result of all his infinite past karma (III -152)

OCTOBER 13 SUNDAY

Great occasions rouse even the lowest of human beings to some kind of greatness, but he alone is the really great man whose character is always , same wherever he be (I -29)

OCTOBER 14 MONDAY

Never say any man is hopeless (I-208)

OCTOBER 15 TUESDAY

There is however, one great danger in human nature, viz the man never examines himself (I-66)

OCTOBER 16 WEDNESDAY

Man is born to conquer nature (IV-155)

OCTOBER 17 THURSDAY

As soon as his thinking power goes, he becomes no better than an animal  (III. 359)

OCTOBER 18 FRIDAY

Man is made up of three qualities – brutal, human,  and godly (VI – 112)

OCTOBER 19 SATURDAY

Man is individual a the same time universal (VI- 121)

OCTOBER 20 SUNDAY

Man is first to be saved; he must be given food, education and spirituality (VI -451)

OCTOBER 21 MONDAY

No man should be judged by his defects (VII-78)

OCTOBER 22 TUESDAY

As soon as a  man or nation loses faith , death comes (VIII-228)

OCTOBER 23 WEDNESDAY

The highest kind of men silently collect true and noble ideas (I-105)

OCTOBER 24 THURSDAY

It is an insult to a starving people to offer them religion; It is an insult to a starving man to teach him metaphysics (I -20)

OCTOBER 25 FRIDAY

Man is like an infinite spring, coiled upon in a small box, and that spring is trying to unfold itself (I- 389)

OCTOBER 26 SATURDAY

Man is not travelling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower truth to higher truth (I-17)

OCTOBER 27 SUNDAY

A man can be of gigantic intellect, yet spiritually he may be a baby (II-40)

OCTOBER 28 MONDAY

Angels or gods , whatever you may call them, have all to become men, if they want to become perfect (II- 271)

OCTOBER 29 TUESDAY

Him I call a Mahatma (great soul) whose heart bleeds for the poor, otherwise he is a Duratman (wicked soul)- V-58)

OCTOBER 30 WEDNESDAY

The greater a man has become, the fiercer ordeal he has had to pass through (VII – 126)

OCTOBER 31 THURSDAY

Know it for certain that there is no greater Tirtha (holy spot) than the body of man (VII -119)

Bonus quotation

Men talk and talk (II-474)

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