Inspiring Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi/Thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi

The great thoughts of a leader conveys many things for us to know and live our life better.

“In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.”

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” 
Mahatma Gandhi smiling face
Mahatma Gandhi

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”    

“My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.”

 “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with dirty feet.”    

“Your capacity to keep your vow will depend on the purity of your life.”  

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

“There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” 

“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world — that is the myth of the atomic age — as in being able to remake ourselves.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

“Truth is one, paths are many.”

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”

“I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.”

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

“Seven Deadly Sins

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.”

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.”

“Where there is love there is life.”

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”

The World provides enough for every man's need but not for every man's greed.'

"It is health that is real wealth and not  pieces of gold and silver."

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”

“It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”

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Healthy Toran to decor your Doorway

Natural Toran is made using mango leaves, neem leaves and marigold flower tying to a rope.It is a cheap way to decor your doorway.

Artificial torans are also available in plenty.It serves only decorative purpose.

Natural torans helps to create healthy environment.The green and yellow(fragrance of flower) in toran gives pleasant feeling and refreshes the mind.

Mango leaves and neem leaves are used because they are very effective in the photosynthesis process(takes in carbon dioxide and gives out oxygen)in comparative to other plants.

In short,They  act as air cleaners by replacing harmful carbon dioxide with life-giving oxygen.

Tying Green leaves in doorway attracts the insects and stops them from entering into home.Neem leaves acts as an insecticide and  keep away insects.

Tying mango and neem leaves in doorway stops evil powers from entering the home is a belief.

The fresh mango leaves in torans when got dried can be stored and used effectively. It wont turn bad or emit any foul smell.It becomes old and brittle but wont emit any bad smell. It has this intrinsic quality.

Tying mango leaf torans reminds both occupants and visitors to home to do good things(emit a fragrance) if possible  and definitely not to do bad things(emit a foul smell) is a belief.

The dry mango leaves can be used for treating certain ailments. The paste of dry mango leaves mixed with coconut oil can be used as first aid for cuts and wounds.It also helps to stop bleeding.Chew/Apply Neem Leaf Extract- indigestion,constipation,bad breath,diabetics,used as face pack to cure pimples,soothes minor skin irritations, burns and insect bites.

The air that crosses the neem leaf( antibacterial and antiviral properties)is purified of viruses and bacteria.

Use neem toran and breathe pure air.

house door with marigold flowers and leaves tied

It is beleived that Lord Mahalakshmi resides in the front door of every house. On festival days, tying torans using  Green leaves is to welcome Lord Lakshmi to enter and stay in our home forever.Green leaves bring auspiciousness, fertility, prosperity, health and wealth is a belief. 
In every house, Vak Devatha( the Goddess of speech)also resides. This Vak Devatha says Thathasthu to each and every sensitive words we utter. If we bless others with good/bad words, it will says Thathasthu(which means let it happen).

As human,sometimes if we talk bad words,The mango leaves tied in the front entrance as breeze flows through it  and negativates those words is a belief. 

Belief followed traditionally - At the wedding, the mango leaves are tied around the temple premises or the hall where the wedding occurs remind those coming to bless the couple that they should not “foul up” the happy and sacred atmosphere.  Whatever problems or grievances they may have should be left outside the temple or hall and once they enter inside, they must emanate positive thoughts only.

Mango leaves are widely used in marriage ceremonies as these leaves are considered as Kama or fertility God is another belief.

Tying torans and its dual aspects:oneside traditions and beliefs otherside naturally decorating the doorway and healthier too.

These are the traditional and health facts behind mango torans.

small CHANGES can makes our life better.

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