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"IT IS INFINITELY BETTER TO HOPE FOR THE BEST THAN TO FEAR THE WORST."

- Meher Baba

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It was deep in the night, but the creatures of the African savanna were stirring. Some paced restlessly, while others tossed and turned in agitation. Even the nocturnal fauna was uneasy.

They were well into the wet season, but not a single drop of rain had fallen on to the parched landscape. Waterholes were all but dried up. And if the heavens did not open soon, many were doomed...

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"WHAT YOU SEEK IS SEEKING YOU."

-Rumi

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“And the Oscar goes to Carol Frost,” announced the presenter. The theatre erupted in applause as everyone leapt to their feet.  

“See you in a bit,” whispered Carol, as she kissed her husband, Matthew.   

Overwhelmed by the response of her peers, her eyes glistened, as she accepted the award...

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"DENY YOUR FALSE SELF, AND YOUR REAL SELF ASSERTS ITSELF."

- Meher Baba

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When King Mahima abdicated his throne, the farewell festivities went on for seven days and seven nights. The people honoured the just king who had ruled the largest kingdom known to man. They were sad to see him give up his crown. But they wished him well, as he set out on a journey of spiritual enlightenment.

For 32 years he traversed diverse landscapes. Denouncing the comforts and wealth he had once know, he sought answers for soulful fulfilment...

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"I ONCE HAD A THOUSAND DESIRES. BUT IN MY ONE DESIRE TO KNOW YOU, ALL ELSE MELTED AWAY."

- Rumi

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“Can you tell me the name of the Creator?” the rock asked all passers-by.

Small and inconsequential, many feigned not to hear. Others merely had no answer to give. But still, the rock asked, longing to know.

Born millennia ago, the rock had started its life in the dark bowels of a mountain. Knowing naught of the universe, it was blind to the expanse outside. Until one day, the mountain burst open, in fierce eruption. And outshot the rock, flung so high it touched the immaculate midnight sky, ablaze with endless stars...

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