All About Bharatiya Sanatana Dharmam otherwise known as Hinduism : 3.7.4.






CHAPTER- 3 :  HINDU DHARMA-7.4.
7.Fundamentals Of Dharma-4.

THE GITA enumerates the following virtues as Daivi-Sampat or divine qualities : -

fearlessness,
cleanness of life,
steadfastness in the Yoga of Wisdom,
alms-giving,
self-restraint,
sacrifice,
study of the scriptures,
austerity,
straightforwardness,
harmlessness,
truth,
absence of wrath,
renunciation,
peacefulness,
absence of crookedness,
compassion to living beings,
non-covetousness,
mildness,
modesty,
absence of fickleness,
vigour,
forgiveness,
fortitude,
purity and
absence of envy and pride.

All these virtues are manifestations of the four fundamental virtues: -

(i) non-violence,
(ii) truth,
(iii) purity and
(iv) self-control.

All the above virtues come under the above four cardinal virtues.

Swami Sivananda
     To be continued...


 

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