I read the following lines written by Iqbal and wondered what exactly does he mean?
Khudi ko kar buland itna ke har taqdeer se pehle
Khuda bandey se khud poochta hai, bata teri raza kia hai
Translation given is: The more humble one becomes, God would have to ask the human. What is your opinion about this?
The first word Khudi means Self. The poet tells us to raise our self to new heights The self height is achieved by being humble and developing love for all.
The lower one goes in being humble, the higher he/she will rise in success.
Have you got a code you live by? What are the principles or set of values you actively apply in your life?
I’ve always liked the “Golden rule ,one should always treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.” Or one should not treat in ways that one would not like to be treated by others.
In psychology it involves a person empathizing with others, philosophically it involves a person perceiving their neighbor as an “I” or self. Sociologically it is applicable between individuals and groups in general.
In the 1670s it was known as the “Golden Law”. As a concept of ethic reciprocity it has its roots in a wide range of world cultures,it has a long history, and a number of prominent religious figures and philosophers believe in its ‘two way’ nature in various ways.
I believe a lot of unnecessary conflicts can either be stopped or resolved if we can follow this rule. No one can always be right all the time, we have to remember as human beings we make mistakes and it is a lot easier if we can make ourselves believe it.