We can't eliminate desire but we can put limits on it. All things in moderation is the Buddhist saying. Bhuddists don't eliminate all desires just moderate them. Monks be they Buddhist or Christian decide to totally eliminate all carnal and other desires.
Also the paradox is we need to redirect the bulk of our desires towards God and spirituality. By doing so the Hindus say we can power forward spirituality. They advise to offer all things in our heart to God, again using intelligence and remembering moderation.
Desiring is not wrong so long as one desires the right things or does not allow their desire to cause them to do wrong to others.
by wesleyacarter 8 years ago
Why is it so easy for us to blame God for our circumstances? for the problems of the world?Instead of taking responsibility for ourselves?
by VoltaireZ 7 years ago
It's interesting how much emotional and mental energy is spent in these forums trying to convince others of a particular point of view, when so very few of us are ever actually budged from the beliefs we arrived to the forum with. I know for myself this is greatly frustrating; it's much like...
by cruelkindness 6 years ago
Could we all be wrong? What if there is no religion that is even close to "why we are here"?
by bharmoriat 15 months ago
Is wrong or right, just a matter of perspective?some one, some thing might be wrong in your eyes and it might be good from somebody elses perspective.that nothing is absolutely good or absolutely bad in this universe
by Phyllis Doyle Burns 5 years ago
I am a spiritual person -- this does not define my beliefs or my religion. What it does mean is that I am true to myself and my beliefs. I was raised a Christian and still have the basic beliefs, that God and Jesus do exist. I pray to God and I talk with Jesus for guidance and healing -- I also...
by misslady142 8 years ago
what it the best way to deal with your child when they act out in school?
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