Creating a Healing Environment: The Sage Advice of Ancient Wisdom

Group of young monks

Flickr Photo Credit: Sukanto Debnath

Regardless of any personís spiritual beliefs, comforting words from the religious text(s) of their chosen faith, or indigenous proverbs from their particular cultural group can go a long way to providing comfort and the opportunity for reflection during the treatment and recovery periods.

Koran, Torah, Bible, Bhagavad-Ghita, Tibetan Book of the Dead, Multicultural proverbs offering the knowledge of our ancestors . . . regardless of faith or preferred source of scripture,the wisdom of the ancients and power of the divine provide comfort and emotional support. Both are necessary for healing and long term care.