Vedanta in practice – The Ancient Greeks

In the act of self-sacrifice for promoting the interests of the State, every citizen became conscious of spiritual freedom, and as it were, realized his “True Self.”

As Thucydides says of the citizens of ancient Athens, “their bodies they devote to their country, as though they belonged to other men; their true self is their mind which is most truly their own when employed in her service”


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