Harmony.
Balance.

You should seek harmony in everything that you do. I am harmony. Thank you for your love. Teachings of Babaji, P.4.

It is my desire that there be harmony in the universe. My plan is one of love - one where the lion and the goat can drink from the same well. Teachings of Babaji, P.45.

I call you always to bring harmony and peace. Our Lady of Medjugorie, July 31, 1986. Words from Heaven, P.61.

(). I call you always to bring harmony and peace. () Let your only instrument always be love. By love turn everything into good which satan desires to destroy and possess. Only that way will you be completely mine and I shall be able to help you. (). Our Lady of Medjugorie, July 31, 1986. Words from Heaven, P. 234.

() I want you to be a sign for others. In this new year I want to give you peace; I want to give you love and harmony. Abandon all your problems and all difficulties to me. (). Our Lady of Medjugorie, January 2, 1989. Words from Heaven, P.293.

To fulfill the law of our human nature is what we call the moral law (Tao). The cultivation of the moral law is what we call culture. The moral law is a law from whose operation we cannot for one instant in our existence escape (...). Our central self or moral being is the great basis of existence, and harmony or moral order is the universal law in the world (...). Confucius, quoted after Novak Philip, The World's Wisdom, P.119.

Music expresses the harmony of the universe, while rituals express the order of the universe. Through harmony all things are influenced, and through order all things have a proper place (...). Confucius, quoted after Novak Philip, The World's Wisdom, P.132.

In ancient times, people lived holistic lives. (...) If you want to stop being confused, then emulate these ancient folk: join your body, mind and spirit in all you do. Choose food, clothing and shelter that accords with nature. Rely on your own body for transportation. Allow your work and your recreation to be one and the same. Do exercise that develops yout whole being and not just  your body. (...) Serve others and cultivate yourself simultaneously. Understand that true growth comes from meeting and solving the problems of life in a way that is harmonizing to yourself and to others. If you can follow these simple old ways, you will be continually renewed. Hua Hu Ching 43, quoted after: Novak Philip, The World's Wisdom. P.171.

Perfect balance is the altar of God. Paramahansa Yogananda, Man's Eternal Quest, P.145.

The surest way to avoid temptation is to lead a natural life: a life in harmony with God. Paramahansa Yogananda, Man's Eternal Quest, P.198.

The human body and infinite Brahman are similar in their creational structure. The materials for formation of both are the same. (...). If any part of the body is broken, one feels pain and consequential want. So also is an indubitable fact that if there is any injury in any part of the universe, its effect - whether we know it or not - is sure to fall on the entire Brahman, in the natural course of events. Mahendra Baba (1908-1969), Blessings and Precepts, quoted in: Radhe Shyam, I Am Harmony, P.84.

The aim and value of the duties of the heart consists in their securing the equal co-operation of body and soul in the service of God. This harmony is called wholeheartedness. Bachya Ibn Pakuda, (11th Century, Spain), Duties of the Heart, quoted in: Michael Shire, The Jewish Prophet, P.61.

Feed your heart in conversation with someone harmonious with it; seek spiritual advancement from one who is advanced.
Rumi, Mathnawi I, 726, quoted in: Helminski, Kabir (2000). The Rumi Collection. P.125.

A monk is a man who is separated from all and who is in harmony with all. A monk is a man who considers himself one with all men because he constantly sees himself in every man. Evagrius Ponticus. Quoted in: Pennington, Basil. (1978). O Holy Mountain! Journal of a Retreat on Mount Athos. P.224.


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