Kabir Association of Canada

PRESCRIPTION FOR HAPPINESS

All people want to live happily, and will not knowingly do anything to bring unhappiness to themselves. In nearly all activities in which people engage, the idea is to bring happiness primarily to themselves, and secondarily to their families or other loved ones. However, many people live very unhappy lives and most of them can…
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WE CANNOT EVADE THE LAW OF KARMA

Life is full of conditions, events and life situations that are hard to understand. Sages, philosophers and scientists have tried to find answers with varying results, and the answers found by one are not usually the same as those found by the others. Thus, there are often different streams of thought regarding the same subject…
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TRUTH IS OUR ETERNAL SELF

Truth in the absolute sense means Truth that is unchanging, eternal and infinite. In this sense Truth refers to God, so it can correctly be said that Truth is God on God is Truth. Considering this aspect of truth, Kabir Saheb said, “There is no austerity greater than truth, and no sin greater than falsehood.…
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ESSENTIAL HARMONY OF RELIGIONS

Although religion is universal in that it deals with the basic inner nature of human beings, it has taken on various outward appearances depending upon the place, time, circumstances and other conditions and developments of the people involved. Since basic human nature is the same, it is easy to conceive that religion should permeate the…
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CHILDREN’S PLIGHT – Extracted from The Kabir Voice

Non-violence is an attribute that is an inherent aspect of our being as humans. Yet there is a great deal of violence in all parts of the world, in all societies and in a great number of homes. Non-violence is a significant teaching of great spiritual personalities such as Kabir, Jesus, Buddha, Mahavir among others.…
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THE LOGIC AND HUMANENESS OF VEGETARIANISM 

In every activity of life we like to have positive results for others and ourselves. Vegetarianism is a lifestyle that is positive and benefits all people, animals, natural resources and the atmosphere. Unless we examine this subject, we will not see the merits of vegetarianism, and will not modify our lifestyle to reap positive benefits.…
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GOD’S SACRED GIFT OF LIFE

Life is the most precious possession we have, and it is a gift from God. A gift from God is not to be treated lightly. Saints, sages and saviors have taught about the value of life, and have also taught non-violence and the preservation of life. No living being, no matter how insignificant it appears…
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PERMISSIVENESS IS PERVASIVE

We live in an increasingly permissive society. This permissiveness appears to be growing in proportion to the development of technology, communication, travel and material comforts. It has become a pervasive force in society and, without any conscious effort, is invading the lives of all. Permissiveness comes from the word ‘permit’ which means to allow to…
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HEALTH, DISEASE AND KARMA # 2

 In order to clarify this subject I will list several examples about illness and suffering. Take for example a baby who is born with brain damage or a defective heart, or some other disease. You will say that this baby did not do anything wrong, so why should God make the baby suffer if He…
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HEALTH, DISEASE AND KARMA

People all over the world are concerned about health. There are many diseases of all types that afflict humanity. Medical Science is striving very hard to understand the causes of diseases, and to find cures for them. But in spite of the expenditure of huge sums of money and use of time and effort in…
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