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→ The Orient
→ Meetings of East and West
You need go to no one and no where, if you are seeking God. If this is your sincere desire, you have no need to go outside your own consciousness.
A belief which the Occidental regards as odd, the Oriental may regard as unquestionable. Reincarnation is such a belief.
The present day needs not only a synthesis of Oriental and Occidental ideas, but also a new creative universal outlook that will transcend both. A world civilization will one day come into being through inward propulsion and outward compulsion. And it will be integral; it will engage all sides of human development…
... Reverie is not enough. Dream and do. Let the buds of high thought burst into the flowers of heroic action. In the present chaotic and critical state of the world, it is better for those with spiritual ideals to throw their weight into positive service of humanity. We must do something to objectify these ideals.