What love is – Qué es el amor


 
… ‘love’ is everything which makes us prefer God to the world and contemplation to earthly activity, wherever this alternative has any meaning. With God, love is the blessed affirmation of Himself: with Him by Beatitude, and ‘outside’ Him by the creation; the latter is like the outpouring of the divine Beatitude into nothingness. God is Love, in His Life and in His Act.
 
F. Schuon – Stations of Wisdom
 
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… ‘amor’ es todo aquello que hace que prefiramos a Dios en lugar del mundo y a la contemplación en lugar de la actividad mundana, siempre que esta alternativa tenga algún sentido. Con Dios, el amor es la bendita afirmación de Sí mismo: con Él por la Beatitud, y ‘fuera’ de Él por la creación; esta última es como el derrame de la divina Beatitud en la nada. Dios es Amor, en su Vida y en su Acto.
 
F. Schuon – Estaciones de la Sabiduría

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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