Honest Living

A Means to an End

By M. F. Singh


Introduction
The spiritual perspective
The law of cause and effect: the imperative for moral living

The Invisible Prison
Who is in charge?
Empowering the mind and freeing the soul
Ignorance: the prison of our soul
Our thoughts and actions – the prison walls
We alone have to account for our actions
Living dishonestly – cementing our prison walls
Material or spiritual: a question of priorities
Hypocrisy – the dishonourable companion of greed
A disturbed mind: we are the wardens of our own prison
The extreme subtleties of the law
A rare and precious opportunity missed
What is right action?

The Way Forward
The transforming power of right action
Facing in the right direction: the positive way
An honest livelihood
Sailing with the winds of contentment and detachment
Charity supports detachment
Contentment, self-surrender and joy
The saints: the mirrors of truth
The battle of life
The saints live among us
The transformation
Conclusion

Endnotes

Books and Authors Cited

Contact and General Information

Published by:
J. C. Sethi, Secretary
Radha Soami Satsang Beas
Dera Baba Jaimal Singh
Punjab 143 204, India

© 1997, 2001 Radha Soami Satsang Beas
All rights reserved First edition 1997

Fourth edition 2001
ISBN 978-81-8466-382-2