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Never Discriminate – But Also Learn To Say No

We should never discriminate. We need to be fair and inclusive. When we respect another person’s individual freedom, likes and dislikes, we should also learn to protect our freedom. Be all-inclusive but also learn to say a firm no when your freedom is under threat.

Do not tolerate a person to be in the good books. Let the person be whatever the person wants to be. You should not discriminate a person for his/her likes. But at the same time when the person is entering into your personal space discourage it.

We cannot always like the food and drink and other habits of a person. We should not single out the person because he/she eats something that we do not eat.

When you draw walls and categorize people, know that you are attempting to divide the undividable.

All people and all living beings are part of the Supreme Truth. Our ignorance is causing the division.
Today if a person does not have wealth, station in life, caste and power then people ignore the person.

Many a time a person is included for their usefulness. He/she is useful to me in future so lets us include the person. This should the way of Dharma.

Along with practicing equality, we should never ignore a person for his looks, social stature or capabilities. This is true Dharma.

Inclusion and acceptance of the diverse is the core teaching of Sanatana Dharma. This message is, directly and indirectly, told innumerable times in the Vedas and other Hindu Scriptures.
Ishavasyam Idam Sarvam Yat Kim Cha Jagatyam Jagat
Tena Tyaktena bhunjitha, ma gradha kasyasvid dhanam (Ishavasya Upanishad first shloka)
 
Know that all this whatever moves in this moving world is enveloped by God.
Therefore find your enjoyment in renunciation, do not covet what belongs to others.
Now you will come across people in your life who are evil-minded. When evil is mentioned, do not draw a mental picture. Such people can appear in any form. Know that keeping such people out of your life is not discrimination.

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Abhilash Rajendran