68. Honesty is the best policy

Speak the truth.
Back it with matching action.
Kudala-sangama-deva, Shiva,
will turn away from the opportunist
who, telling lies, loses his way.
— Basavanna

Insight

Truth is not a concept. Truth is not what my intellect grasps. Truth is my very being. Truth is Shiva. Truth is awareness. When I deviate from truth, I move away from the Self and away from Shiva.

Focus

I see, I’m aware. I’m in truth. I’m with Shiva. I see, I’m lost in what I see -- I’ve moved away from awareness, away from Shiva, away from truth.

AACHAARA
Vachana No. 60 to 84

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Vachana Text 68

Ditava nudivudu nudidante nadevudu.
Husiya nudidu tappuva prapanchiyanolla
Koodala-sangama-deava.
-- Basavanna

68. ಪ್ರಪಂಚಿಯನೊಲ್ಲ

ದಿಟವ ನುಡಿವುದು, ನುಡಿದಂತೆ ನಡೆವುದು.
ಹುಸಿಯ ನುಡಿದು ತಪ್ಪುವ ಪ್ರಪಂಚಿಯನೊಲ್ಲ,
ಕೂಡಲಸಂಗಮದೇವ.
-- ಬಸವಣ್ಣ
ಸಹಾಯ : (ಸಾಲಿನ ನಂಬರ್ ಅನುಸರಿಸಿ)
2. ಪ್ರಪಂಚಿಯನು (ಲೋಕವ್ಯವಹಾರಿಯನ್ನು) ಒಲ್ಲ,

 

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