Convert Pain Into Wisdom

“If you have been abused and you know the pain of being abused, you should ensure it never happens to anybody.” —Sadhguru

For many people nowadays, whatever has happened in the past has become an excuse for what they are right now, ‘I am like this because somebody abused me.’ I am not saying this without any concern or lack of compassion for such things, but this problem has taken on major proportions.

f they do something nasty and somebody asks them, ‘Why did you do such a thing?’ people say, ‘When I was a child, you know what my uncle did to me?’ Iam not trying to belittle somebody’s unpleasant experiences. I know there is pain behind it, but do we want to continue to harvest pain or do we want to convert this pain into wisdom and harvest wisdom out of our experience of life?

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