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The Law of Detachment

The sixth spiritual law of success, the Law of Detachment, says that the way to acquire anything in the universe is to relinquish our attachment to it. This doesn't meant we give up the intention to c…

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Act Compassionately When You Can

I have a friend who is plagued by panhandlers when he walks to work. For a while he ignored them, but it was impossible. After wrestling with his anger and guilt Ė for he did want to do the right th…

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Be in the World But Not of It

Be in the world but not of it. Through detachment, you master both inner and outer reality. Detachment isnít the same thing as indifference or passivity. This is an important distinction. You ar…

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Fanaticism or Freedom?

One of the greatest tricks of the mind that keeps us in suffering is the need to be right. It's the cause of so much conflict in the world, because when we are attached to being right, we put our poin…

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Letting Go Of Attachment

Detachment is essential on the path to inner fulfillment, but it has often been confused with abandonment. The general opinion is that we must renounce the things that give us worldly pleasure in orde…

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The Eight Spiritual Ideals

Spiritual leaders have established practices and signposts for others. Some of these people were so powerful that entire religions formed around them. Today many of their teachings have become our spi…

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