Creative Corner COMPASSION
COMPASSION is the emotion that one feels in response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help.compassion is really the act of going out of way to help physical,spiritual or emotional hurts or pains of other. Understanding,care ,solicitude ,tender, love,Mercy , gentleness, tolerance etc. are the synonyms of Compassion. It is a feeling of sympathy and sadness for suffering or bad luck of others and a wish to help them. In classical literature of Hinduism ,compassion is a virtue with many shades such as Days,Karina and Anukmpa. If someone shows kindness ,caring and a willingness to help others they are showing Compassion. The Dalai Lama has well said ,”If you want others to be happy ,practice compassion.if you want to be happy ,practice compassion.
:According to the Holy Bible in the 2nd Corinthians,God is spoken of as, “the father of Compassion”. Jesus assures his listeners in the sermon on the mount that “Blessed are merciful for they shall obtain Mercy.”
According to the Muslim scriptures,foremost among God’s attributes are Mercy and Compassion i.e Rahman and Rahim.A good Muslims has to commence each day, each prayer and each significant action by involving Allah,the Merciful and Compassionate. We should be Compassionate towards nature and animals too.
Various NGO,s are working for helping the suffering human beings. ‘Compassipn East India’ is doing excellent work among the poorest of poor.’ ‘Seva Bharti’ is working among the economically weaker sections of Indian society.Kailash Styarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize,2014,for Compassionate work through the ‘Bachpan Bachao Andolan’.Lord Buddha, Mahatma gandhi, Mother Teresa,dai Magdaleneare remembered for their compassionate conduct.
I would like to end with the words of Mother Teresa”we do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.”