When We Love Each Other More, What Happens?

January 6, 2015 8:11 PM

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A Hindu saint was visiting the River Ganges to take a bath and found a group of family members on the riverbank, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked, "Why do people shout at each other when they are angry?" The disciples thought for a while, then one of them said, "Because when we lose our calm, we shout." "But why would you shout when the other person is right next to you? You can just as well tell him what you have to say in a soft manner," asked the saint. The disciples gave some other answers but none of them were satisfactory to the rest of the group.

Finally the saint explained, "When two people are angry at each other, their hearts distance a lot. To cover that distance they must shout to be able to hear each other. The angrier they are, the stronger they will have to shout to cover that great distance. What happens when two people fall in love...

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