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Impact of Words in Relationship: Avoid Hurtful Words

Words have a tremendous impact in this world and they are a necessary medium to carry out worldly interactions with ease. As long as the spoken language remains in normality, only then is it beneficial. If it goes above or below normality, then such speech becomes harmful to others and to the self.

Param Pujya Dadashri has unfolded the science that explains the basis on which and the reason for sweet and bitter speech. When does bitter speech against any person come forth? Bitter speech or hurtful words come forth because one has negative opinions for that person. When the underlying opinions are washed and cleared, the speech improves and becomes sweet.

At times you may even think that not saying anything or suppressing your speech is a good idea, but that is not a solution. It is the same as compressing a spring, when the pressure that is built is released it can create an explosion. Instead you should try to reach an amicable solution. At the same time keep the inner intent that you do not want to hurt anybody with your words. You should say things that you would like to hear yourself. Project on to the world, as you would like. Whatever words you throw at others will eventually come back at you. You should speak such that when the words are returned to you, they are not harmful.

Words have the power to make or break relationships. Read on to learn more about the impact of words in relationships and watch your way of talking change.

Science of Speech

Pujya Niruma describes the qualities required for powerful and persuasive speech, explaining that the quality of ego behind one's speech is of utmost importance.


Top Questions & Answers

  1. Q. What is the impact of words in relationship?

    A. Questioner: But many conflicts arise because of the words I use. Dadashri: It is because of words... Read More

  2. Q. How to avoid harsh words?

    A. If a human, would not interfere in the flow of his life, it would run very smoothly. But... Read More

  3. Q. How to avoid argument at home?

    A. Questioner : What should we do when we have a big argument at home? Dadashri : A wise person would... Read More

  4. Q. How to interact with children?

    A. Questioner : How can you interact with children on their level? Is it by becoming like... Read More

  5. Q. How to handle kids? Why children argue?

    A. Questioner : Children here are very argumentative and when we talk to them, they tell us, 'Why are... Read More

  6. Q. Should we not say anything when some one is lying?

    A. Questioner: Should we not say anything even if he is lying or doing something wrong? Dadashri: Yes... Read More

  7. Q. How to avoid hurtful words in my business/workplace?

    A. Questioner: What should I do in my business when I become angry with someone who does not... Read More

  8. Q. How to face insult?

    A. Questioner : If someone says something insulting, how should we deal with it? How should we... Read More

  9. Q. How to have a conflict free relationship?

    A. Dadashri: So how do you like it when people quarrel?  You don't even like it when dogs fight. All... Read More

  10. Q. How to resolve relationship conflict?

    A. Questioner: What should we do when we do not know how to speak? Should we remain silent? Dadashri:... Read More

Spiritual Quotes

  1. Words must be sweet or else they should not be spoken.
  2. As long as your speech does not hurt anyone, there is nothing wrong in talking.
  3. People have the right to criticize you. You do not have the right to criticize anyone.
  4. Words are like money. Give them as you give money, by counting each one.
  5. If you want to say something, make sure it is positive.
  6. Correct speech is only that which is accepted by the other person. It is speech that suits the other person. You should speak in such a way that the other person will accept your speech. 
  7. When parents speak recklessly, children will behave recklessly.
  8. Children are like mirrors. From them we can see the extent of our mistakes.
  9. That is why I tell people that after the age of sixteen they should treat their child like a friend.
  10. The world will always improve with love. There is no other solution for it.

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