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Posted by: Lola, Saturday, June 2, 2012, 4:29pm
http://www.dadamonutrition.com/williamsburg/audio.shtml


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"Seva" is a Sanskrit word meaning selfless service.  Seva is doing good work, helping others, without attachment, and without any desire for personal gain.  Performing Seva on a regular basis is one way for us to become more aware of our connection with the divine.  Just one small act of Seva a day can bring about tremendous spiritual growth.


Posted by: Amazone I., Saturday, June 2, 2012, 4:33pm; Reply: 1
this is the mainstream of the teachings from Dr. Jean Klein *advaita*  too ;)  ;D(smile)(smarty)
Posted by: Goldie, Sunday, June 3, 2012, 4:22pm; Reply: 2
It is the teaching in many languadges.. including Albert Schweizer..

........... the word Swami.. here is a deffinition by wicki..

A swami (Sanskrit: स्वामी Svāmi [sʋáːmi]) sometimes abbreviated "Sw." is an ascetic or yogi who has been initiated into the religious monastic order founded by Adi Sankara,[1][2] or to a religious teacher.[3]

The Oxford English Dictionary gives the etymology as Hindi swāmī master, lord, prince, used by Hindus as a term of respectful address, < Sanskrit

Lola thanks..
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