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  • Contrary teachings

    Posted by Komal Tejwani on November 5, 2023 at 6:09 pm

    In Gita, as per situations contrary things are taught which to follow .. at one instance it says forgive people .. at second instance it says Adharma senna bhi paap hain…..

    Medhavini Sakhi Devi Dasi JPS replied 8 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Ram Krishna Dasa

    Member
    November 10, 2023 at 5:30 pm

    Hare Krishna!

    All glories to Srila Prabhupada!

    Not sure which verses of BG you are referring to.

    But in general when we speak of tolerance, it is with respect to ourselves. We have to tolerate our urge to speak, the mind’s demands, the actions of anger and the urges of the tongue, belly and genitals. Srila Prabhupada would often say that the greatness of a person is determined by his ability to tolerate provoking situations.

    However, if we see that some injustice is being inflicted upon others, or if some atheist is blaspheming the Lord or His devotees, then in such situations we should not be tolerating it. We need to fight and take action with whatever power we may possess.

    For example, when Hanuman’s tail was setup on fire, he tolerated the pain inflicted on him but he also used it in the service of Lord Ramachandra by burning Lanka with that same tail rather than trying to find immediate relief from the fire!

    In your service,

    Ram Krishna Dasa

  • Medhavini Sakhi Devi Dasi JPS

    Member
    November 14, 2023 at 2:28 pm

    Haribol!! Wonderful as always!! thank you very much

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