We Are All One: Helping Others is Helping Ourselves

On Oct. 24, we celebrated the 4th annual Global Oneness Day, which was created to recognize and celebrate the fundamental interconnection of all people and all of life. Why is this important? Oneness is the key to peace. Science is beginning to uncover what was revealed to the rishis and sages of ancient times – that ‘we are all One’ – Vasudaiva Kutumbakam.    This concept allows each of us to realize that even though we may appear to be separate from each other in a physical sense, in ultimate reality everything in existence is made up of source energy that is in relationship to and interacts with all of life. We are all interconnected with and interdependent on all of existence. In Africa, the concept of uBuntu (‘I Am because We Are’) is being rediscovered. uBuntu points to the sacred inextricable interrelatedness, interconnectedness and interdependence of all of life. Ubu means ‘Be-coming’, and the African root-word ntu means ‘Highest Being/ Potential.’ uBuntu is becoming the highest being. This is the goal of the human birth.

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