[Advaita-l] In praise of ISKCON?!
sujal.u at gmail.com
Sat May 19 05:48:34 EDT 2018
Yes. Sadly, this is also true.
A one grows spiritually, higher, divine bhAva increases and lower animal
nature like violence, anger, etc fade away. When anAhat takes control over
other chakra-s a person becomes soft from within.
2 conflicting emotions can be present, but if you get angry, it multiplies.
So effect on mind and body is also amplified as compared to common men.
I had such experience. Once I got irritated, which lead to anger. All Bliss
went away and I left I am a completely different person. It troubled me for
2-3 days until it's effect was completely removed.
Can't afford to have both emotions like - hate mAyAvAdI-s to gain Krishna
Prem, etc, etc. It does not help you. Sooner or later, one must drop these
emotions and more forward. At times, it can increase your B.P. too.
I would like to quote attributed to Lord Buddha
Anger is like holding a hot coal in hand with intention to throw it towards
others. It burns you before you hurt others.
On Sat, May 19, 2018 at 1:19 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> On Sat, May 19, 2018 at 11:37 AM, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com>
>> Thank you for sharing info Shri Subbu ji,
>> When any Swami ji of VaiShNava sampradAya is giving discourse in public,
>> they generally tend to avoid controversy.
> We often come across incidents where Vaishnava Sampradaya svamis or
> scholars behaving in the most reprehensible ways:
> They ask a screen to be put to cover a Shiva shrine where they are invited
> to lecture.
> They object to a picture of Shankaracharya in the premises where they have
> come to deliver a talk.
> I heard about these from persons who were present when these incidents
> took place.
> Unless they grow into maturity by mending their awful behaviour in public,
> such bigoted elements will always pose a danger to civil society.
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