Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well. – Anonymous
Behold the joys of beauty. Admire the brilliance of the diamond in the darkest coal mine. Look at the luster of the eyes in the ugliest face. To one blessed with insight, whatever s/he sees is touched by the divine painter, who expresses himself in such infinite and ineffable beauty. – Swami Sivananda
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489 – Beauty within
A beautiful soul always dwells in a beautiful world.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting. – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing. – Marie Stopes.
Beauty is simple reality seen with the eyes of love. – Rabindranath Tagore.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. – Hat Hanh.
The ideal of beauty is simplicity and tranquility.
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. – Khalil Gibran.
433 – The colors of Nature
We have so many beautiful colors in nature. Yet we use artificial colors for fabric and other items. These dyes are destroying our rivers, which in turn go into the oceans. The blue used for denim is toxic and children are working in the factories to make the denim that we all find so practical to wear. Continue reading
432 – Beauty
Beauty has become so important in our lives, and it is true that we should understand it. Do we? How many selfies do we take of ourselves? How much time do we spend on them? It is as if only I and my phone exist. There is no one else there. Continue reading
430 – It’s the little thing in life
Look around you, even on the darkest day, there will be some beauty which you have missed. Many of us walk about with blinkers, we neither feel the joy nor the poverty. Have you looked in a puddle and seen the rainbow. Below I am putting some pictures for you to see, my dear ones. Continue reading
419 – Visualization
Becoming whole and still.
You can reflect
The world within your own self,
And like the mountain lake, spontaneously reveal
The beauty of snow-capped peaks, the sun and moon,
Yet still be filled with the living waters of bliss
Though saints are born in samadhi
All can work towards this goal
With faith, strong will, intelligence. Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
If you take this extract line by line, each one is a powerful visualization. Continue reading
337 – Mirror, mirror on the wall
We all know this saying from Snow White, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of us all.” What does it mean? Is it referring to beauty as beauty was very prized in fairy tales? Continue reading
249 – Expressions of beauty and joy
Beauty and joy go hand in hand. Look around you. The birds are chirruping, there are flowers in the gardens, bees are humming and wasps are buzzing. What do you see? Continue reading