K Haridas Nair from Malaysia looks at the idea of absolute purity. 'Brahmacharya' represents the Hindu equivalent for absolute purity, a concept which moves beyond the notion of controlling one's mind and passions to one of managing one's emotions and senses. This is the second of a series in which we look at core moral values from an Eastern perspective.
K Haridas Nair from Malaysia looks at the idea of absolute honesty from an Eastern perspective and finds that it is connected to the will to act in a broader sense. This is the first of a series in which we look at core moral values from an Eastern perspective.
Zahra A Hassan, Director of Women of the Horn and Project Co-ordinator of the Somali Initiative for Dialogue and Democracy (SIDD), gave this reflection one morning whilst attending the UK IofC fellowship weekend at Cliff College, Derbyshire which took place 8 - 10 April 2011.
Quoting Socrates, Aldous Huxley, Lao-Tse and the Sufi Bayazid, K Haridas, vice-chairman of IofC Malaysia, and a member of IofC’s International Council, spoke at the opening of the Tools for Change Kuala Lumpur 2010 Conference, 4-9 March, 2010.