Verse from the Veda for Compassion for Everyone

Giving Water to a TravelerA few days ago, Google released a series of four short three-minute videos, documenting thirty-seven years of transformation on the earth. There is an introductory video, one of the growth of cites, one on the decline of forests, and one on the rise in sea level due to melting ice. Google has thirty-seven years of satellite images it spliced together to illustrate change in different parts of the world.

The effects of climate change now and loom in the future are scary to contemplate. Because of water drying up in some places and building up in others there is going to be a mass migration to places with clean water and dry land. Because clean water and dry land will be in short supply for multitudes of people, people will need to learn how to get along with one another. The way they get along now is not sustainable.

It is scary and if people continue to follow the religion they are following or not following, things will continue to deteriorate on the earth. The moral decline over the last fifty years is staggering, and to continue declining at such a pace is scary to contemplate. I live in the violent, intolerant, sexist, racist, homophobic United States. Christianity is the main religion. I cannot completely blame the religion for the mortal decline, but such positions feed a congregation in some churches and mega-churches. And to follow such positions, at death, leads downward not upward.

For those to consider the Holy Doctrine, to follow the doctrine leads higher in this lifetime. The philosophy is compassion for all breathing creatures that cry, yes, all. Be a peaceful and caring person. Consume a vegetarian diet, and enjoy watching and listening to the creatures of the land, water, and air, and if one is suffering, care for them. Do not harm any creature. It does not matter if they have two feet, four feet, or no feet and speak in a language you do not understand, treat them kindly, so all can enjoy life upon the earth. Aha and here is a verse from the Veda for compassion for the whole of the earth.

To come and go or be secure to the Lord to be present with to take the part of, yes, for compassion for the whole of the earth.

Lizard with Rocks on the Ground

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