Compassion is the most beautiful language

Most of the languages are associated with words and speaking. But there is a language spoken from the heart, understood by the eyes and felt in the way we lead our lives.

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” 
― Arthur Schopenhauer

The language of compassion is one of the most sensitive and beautiful language that one can practice. Who in this world in not in need of some love, care and understanding? At one time or another, we as human beings require external support in form of an encouraging word from a friend, a kind deed from a stranger or a hug from a child.

There are the fortunate ones who can manage the demands of this life on their own but there are others who are less fortunate than us. They might not be able to do things such as buying a cake for their kids birthday or sending them to a school. There are umpteen things.

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” 
― Dalai Lama XIV

For all of us who can afford to bring a smile on someone else’s face, not in our direct line of responsibility, we must be compassionate whenever we get an opportunity to do so.

Below is a beautiful ad by Tata Motors which emphasizes the importance and the need to do good deeds, one small thing at a time.

Do a good deed, one small thing at a time

On the auspicious occasion of Ramadan,this ad is a beautiful reminder to be compassionate to our fellow beings. Haven’t we heard, “What goes around, comes around?”

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” 
― John Bunyan

For more understanding on Compassion consider the following –

The Power of Compassion: The Dalai Lama

Compassion: The Ultimate Flowering of Love (Osho Insights for a New Way of Living)

A Secret History of Compassion

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive

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