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Give Up Wicked Mentality

Give Up Wicked Mentality

People go to places of worship many times, read the scriptures many times, worship many times. But despite all this, they remain the same in terms of their behavior and mentality. They are still engaged in sinful activities, or they treat others badly, or they are miserly and so on. They basically have a wicked mentality.

  1. It is wicked to deny others the same rights that you want. Just as you want to practice your beliefs freely. You must also let others practice their beliefs freely.
  2. It is wicked to accept gifts from others but not give any gifts to others. You must take less and give more .
  3. It is wicked to waste other people’s time. You do not want others to waste your time. You should not waste other people’s time either.
  4. It is wicked to want the highest price for your items and expect others to give you their items free. You should put yourself in their shoes and pay for items appropriately.
  5. It is wicked to want the highest pay when you work and when it comes to paying others for their work, you want to bargain and pay the lowest amount.  Put yourself in their shoes and pay reasonably.
  6. It is wicked to visit the homes of people and eat their food and when they come to your home, you wonder why they came. Eat from others but you must also feed others when they come to your home or whenever possible.
  7. It is wicked to live off others. You must pay your share of the costs or help out based on your resources (effort, give time, give money).
  8. It is wicked to take from the poor. You must give to the poor and not just take from them.
  9. It is wicked to want others to listen to you when you don’t want to listen to them. Listening should be both ways and not one way.
  10. It is wicked to think your way is the only way. People are different and thus there are different ways for everyone.
  11. It wicked to think that you know everything. Knowledge is not limited to what you know. Listen and learn from others. The variety of people have variety of knowledge and thus one must learn from all to learn the most.
  12. It is wicked to expect others to follow your orders when you follow nobody’s orders. If you want to give orders, you must also obey orders from others.
  13. It is wicked to expect others to tell the truth, when you are a liar. Speak the truth, stand up for the truth, and side with those who are truthful.
  14. It is wicked to expect from others everything and you expect to give nothing to others. Expect from others but also realize that others are expecting from you. Take and also give.
  15. It wicked to expect cheap labor. You would not work cheaply, so why should others? Pay others what you would expect if you were doing it.
  16. It is wicked to only contact others when you are in need. You must stay in contact with everyone on a regular basis.
  17. It is wicked to take from others and not give. You must take take take and give give give give give give. Take one and give double.
  18. It is wicked do onto others what you wouldn’t want done onto you. Treat others the same as you want others to treat you. Thus treat everyone nicely.
  19. It is wicked to be miserly. Be miserly with yourself but never be miserly with others. Be very generous with others.
  20. It is wicked to live in other peoples homes when you have your own home.  Be satisfied with what you have, and use what you have, don’t live off others.
  21. It is wicked to use other peoples things when you have your own.  You must live with what you have.

All the above is based on a realization of the Vedic knowledge.

 

God Appears Unlimited Times

God Appears Unlimited Times

The real God appears unlimited times in various forms.

“Although I am unborn and My transcendental body never deteriorates, and although I am the Lord of all living entities, I still appear in every millennium in My original transcendental form.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 4.6)

This verse has to be combined with the teachings from the Srimad-Bhagavatam, in order to properly understand it. In the above verse translation, the word ‘millennium’ is used to describe the Sanskrit word Kalpa. Since this is the closet word that can be used to describe a very long time in the English dictionary, but it does not mean 1000 years in this verse.  Kalpa means one complete day of Brahma, this is 8.64 billion years. In this verse, Lord Krishna is stating that He appears in His original ‘Krishna’ form once every 8.64 billion years.

“To deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to reestablish the principles of religion, I Myself appear, millennium after millennium.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 4.8)

In the above verse, ‘millennium’ refers to the Sanskrit word ‘Yuga’, meaning Krishna appears in His other forms in every Yuga, meaning era or age. There are four Yugas: Satya, Tetra, Dvarpa, Kali.  We are currently 5000 years into the Kali Yuga. Lord Krishna will appear in the form of Lord Kalki at the end of Kali Yuga, which will be in 427,000 years’ time. This does not mean that Lord Krishna is not present here today. He is present everywhere, always. But He will specially appear at the end of Kali Yuga to destroy the demonic and start the new Yuga, Satya Yuga.

“I am everywhere..” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.5)

“O son of Kunti, at the end of the millennium all material manifestations enter into My nature, and at the beginning of another millennium, by My potency, I create them again. (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.7)

This verse has to be combined with the teachings from the Srimad-Bhagavatam in order to properly understand it. In the above verse translation, the Sanskrit word ‘Maha Kalpa’ is translated as ‘millennium’, and this refers to a time period of 311.040 trillion years.  At the beginning of each cycle, Lord Krishna in the form of Maha-Vishnu appears and creates this and millions of other universes. The duration of each cycle is 311.040 trillion years.

Based on the non-Vedic beliefs, God only has one appearance and that too invisible, unknown, not describable, and unknowable. This essentially means no appearance.

Lord Krishna has appeared unlimited times and in each and every appearance, He very clearly proved that He is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Lord Krishna has no competitors. The so called other gods are claimed or created by man, and have yet to appear and prove it.

We are All Sparks of God

We are All Sparks of God

“The living entities in this conditioned world are My eternal fragmental parts. Due to conditioned life, they are struggling very hard with the six senses, which include the mind.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 15.7)

“Having obtained real knowledge from a self-realized soul, you will never fall again into such illusion, for by this knowledge you will see that all living beings are but part of the Supreme, or, in other words, that they are Mine.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 4.35)

We are all part of God, His sparks. We are all divine. All living beings are equally valuable to God. All living beings belong to God. These teachings are unique to Sanatan-Dharma.

Based on the other religions: We are not sparks of God, we are not divine, all living beings are not equally valuable to God. All living beings do not belong to God.

Be Kind

Be Kind

Give up Hate
Give up Jealousy
Give up Greed
Give up Anger
Be Kind and Friendly to all living beings

“One who is not envious but is a kind friend to all living entities is very dear to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 12.13)

What is Purity?

What is Purity?

Purity is measured by the actions taken by a person. This includes behavior with everyone.

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Fearlessness; purification of one’s existence; cultivation of spiritual knowledge; charity; self-control; performance of sacrifice; study of the Vedas; austerity; simplicity; nonviolence; truthfulness; freedom from anger; renunciation; tranquillity; aversion to faultfinding; compassion for all living entities; freedom from covetousness; gentleness; modesty; steady determination; vigor; forgiveness; fortitude; cleanliness; and freedom from envy and from the passion for honor – these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 16.1-3)

All the above means the following from a practical life perspective:

One does not become pure just by visiting holy places. One does not become pure just by chanting mantras. One does not become pure just by performing Pujas. One does not become pure just by reading the scriptures.

One must practice what they read, show and say by actions:

  • A pure person will always speak the truth, stand up for the truth, and side with the truth. Keep your word, never mislead or cheat anyone.
  • A pure person will be charitable according to the best of his/her  capacity.
  • A pure person will always work for the well being of others, including the animals.
  • A pure person has given up sinful activities of taking alcohol, drugs, gambling, outside marriage relationships, animal killing (meat eating).
  • A pure person does not have a wicked mentality. Don’t do onto others what you wouldn’t want done to you. You wouldn’t work for nothing, why should others work for nothing? You have to eat, others also have to eat. You want the maximum price for your items, others also want the maximum price from you. You wouldn’t give anything free to others. Why should others give you free?
  • A pure person treats everyone nicely.
  • A pure person sees the good in others and not just the bad.
  • A pure person takes the good values from others and leaves the bad ones.
  • A pure person will always serve others.
  • A pure person will always be humble. Knowledge is not limited to what you know. Your way is not the only way for everyone. You have different abilities, so does everyone else.
  • A pure person is free from pride and personal ego. Every hour, set your ego and pride meter to 0.
  • A pure person never looks down on others.
  • A pure person sees everyone with equal vision, but at the same time realize the differences which are caused by ignorance.
  • A pure person never curses anyone.
  • A pure person is always grateful for the good others have done for him. Even if one gives you one grain of rice, never forget it.
  • A pure person will forgive and forget the mistakes of others.
  • A pure person is not materialistic, has no interest in sight seeing.
  • A pure person knows God as a Person, realizes that God is everywhere and always thinks of Him and works to spread His instructions.

Give up Man-made Ideology and Take up God Ideology

Give up Man-made Ideology and Take up God Ideology

Give up Hate
Give up Violence
Give up Cursing
Give up Jealousy
Give up Envy
Take up loving all living beings

“One who is not envious but is a kind friend to all living entities is very dear to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 12.13)

The above are the beautiful words from the only person who has proven Himself to be the real God. The above proves that He is truly the most merciful. The real seen and proven God.

The real God does not incite hatred in His followers. He incites love.
The real God does not incite violence in His followers. He incites love.
The real God does not incite cursing in His followers. He incites love.
The real God is never jealous, because He is complete with everything.
The real God is never envious of anyone, nor does He incite envy in His followers. He incites only love.

Follow the only proven God of love and mercy.

Full Description of God and ZERO Description of God

Full Description of God and ZERO Description of God

If one reads all the scriptures on the planet. He/she will find full description of God in the Vedic scriptures. In the non-Vedic scriptures there is ZERO description of God.  He is not described in the non-Vedic scriptures. This is because God is One and thus He is only described in the scriptures of one religion, Sanatan-Dharma.

To say God is great is certainly good but this does not help us to know Him. To say X is the only God is a non-sensical  statement. It means absolutely nothing to those who have some intelligence. To say Zoko is the greatest cricketer, means absolutely nothing, because Zoko is just a word and not a real, seen, and proven cricketer. To say Yuca is the greatest swimmer, means absolutely nothing to those who have some intelligence, because Yuca is just a word or a character in a book. Unless Yuca appears, competes with others, performs, and has a history of performance. Only then he can be accepted as the greatest swimmer.  In a similar way, unless the contender for the position of God, appears, competes with others, and proves it. He cannot be accepted as the real God.

Only the foolish and less intelligent will accept a contender as God. Who is unproven, unseen, with no record of competing with others, no history, and no performance record.

The intelligent will only accept a contender as God, if He proves it by competing with others, has a history, and performance record.

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam, full description, history, and performance record of Lord Krishna (God) is given.

  • His complexion is dark-blue, like that of a rain filled cloud
  • His eyes are like lotus petals
  • He is ever youthful
  • He is full of bliss
  • His beauty excels that of thousands of cupids
  • He likes to play the flute
  • He wears a peacock feather in his crown
  • He wears the Kaustubha jewel around his neck
  • He wears yellow garments

If you know God’s name, address, description, qualities, pastimes, history of when He appeared in the past, when He will appear in the future, how He creates and maintains, how He witnesses all our actions. Then you know God, otherwise you don’t know God. You will find all this information, only in the Vedic scriptures like the Bhagavad-Gita and the Srimad-Bhagavatam.

“His mouth expresses His happiness. His eyes spread like the petals of a lotus, and His garments, yellowish like the saffron of a kadamba flower, are bedecked with valuable jewels. His ornaments are all made of gold, set with jewels, and He wears a glowing head dress and earrings. His lotus feet are placed over the whorls of the lotus like hearts of great mystics. On His chest is the Kaustubha jewel, engraved with a beautiful calf, and there are other jewels on His shoulders. His complete torso is garlanded with fresh flowers. He is well decorated with an ornamental wreath about His waist and rings studded with valuable jewels on His fingers. His leglets, His bangles, His oiled hair, curling with a bluish tint, and His beautiful smiling face are all very pleasing.” (Srimad-Bhagavatam 2.2.9-11)

 

The Evidence for God

The Evidence for God

 The scientists and atheists say there is no God:

  • Can any scientist create life? Every second God is creating trillions of living beings in various forms. This is evidence of God
  • Everything on this planet is maintained by living beings, so who is maintaining everything beyond this planet? This is evidence of God
  • Can any scientist create trees that produce fruits and vegetables? This is evidence of God
  • The cow takes water and grass and turns it into milk. Can any scientist do this? This is evidence of God
  • According to the scientists, it would take over 400 billion nuclear weapons to produce the same amount of heat that the sun produces in just 1 second, and the sun has been doing this for at least 15 billion years according to the scientists themselves. Can the scientists replicate the sun, even for 1 second? This is evidence of God
  • The sun always rises and sets on time, and the seasons come and go on time. Is this by chance? This is evidence of God
  • The legs of trillions of living beings, including humans are 100% of the same length. Is this by chance? This is evidence of God
  • Why is there a variety of living beings? Can a manufacturing company produce anything without the input from a person? This is evidence of God
  • Every human face is unique, is this by chance? Can a manufacturing company produce unique products without any input from a person? This is evidence of God
  • The human body is symmetrical (both halves are 100% same). Is this by chance? This is evidence of God
  • Why doesn’t the donkey think like a human and vice versa? This is evidence of God
  • If you throw some bricks on the ground, will they form into a house? Without a spiritual being, the bricks cannot be formed into anything. Do the atoms combine to form certain molecules by chance? No. It’s Krishna (God) who is present in every atom who combines the atoms to form specific molecules

“Furthermore, O Arjuna, I am the generating seed of all existences. There is no being – moving or nonmoving – that can exist without Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 10.39)

“But what need is there, Arjuna, for all this detailed knowledge? With a single fragment of Myself I pervade and support this entire universe.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 10.42)

Some people shout that God is great but they have absolutely no idea how great He is. Lord Krishna maintains the millions of universes in the material creation with just one particle of Himself. This is how great Lord Krishna (God) is.

Some facts to help you realize the existence of God.

  1. A barber says there is no God, because if there were a God then there would be no poverty, disease, and suffering. There are many long haired and unshaven people. Does this mean that there are no barbers? The barber agrees that there are long haired and unshaven people, but the problem is that they don’t go to him. In a similar way, people don’t approach God nor do they follow His teachings and thus there is material existence with poverty, disease, and suffering.
  2. A doctor says there is no God, because if there were a God then there would be no poverty, and suffering. There are many diseased people everywhere in the world. Does this mean there are no doctors? The doctor agrees that there are many diseased people in the world, but the problem is that they don’t go to a doctor. In a similar way, people don’t approach God nor do they follow His teachings and thus there is poverty, and suffering.
  3. A painter says there is no God, because if there were a God then there would be no poverty, disease, and suffering in the world. There are many unpainted buildings in the world, does this mean there are no painters? People can have their home painted but they need to find a painter. In a similar way, there is a God, but people need to look for Him.
  4. A banker says there is no God, because if there were a God then there would be no murders in the world. There are many people living in poverty. Does this mean there are no banks full of money? Why don’t the banks give out loans to all the poor? The banker says, we can only give to those who are qualified. In a similar way, there is a God, but only those who are qualified, will know Him.
  5. An Optician says there is no God, because I haven’t seen Him. There are millions who cannot see properly. Does this mean there are no Opticians? The optician says, we can only help those who approach us. In a similar way, God will eventually be seen, face to Face, by those who approach Him.
  6. A person living in the desert says he believes in God but He must be formless, because nobody around here has seen Him. Can anyone see waterfalls in the desert? No? Does this mean there are no waterfalls? In a similar way, God has a form but He cannot be Seen in places where even the animals cannot be seen.
  7. A person says nobody has seen God, and thus there is no God. Have you seen what the 7 billion people in the world today and the zillions who lived in the past have seen? No? So how can you say nobody has seen God?
  8. A pilot says there is no God, because I have not seen him. There are millions of people who have never flown in an airplane. Does this mean there are no pilots? The pilot says I can only take those who book through the airline company. In a similar way, God can only be known by those who approach a representative of God, a genuine spiritual master.
  9. A medical college professor says there is no God, because he hasn’t seen Him. There are millions who have never seen a medical college. Does this mean there are no medical colleges? The professor says only the most intelligent are qualified to see and attend a medical college. In a similar way, only the most intelligent can See and understand God.
  10. A sports personality says there is no God, because I have not seen God perform. There are millions who cannot perform. Does this mean that there are no sports? The sports personality says it takes time, effort, and luck to perform well and become a sports personality. In a similar way, it takes time, effort, and the will of God to know Him.
  11. A cleaner says there is no God, because if there were a God then there would be no chaos in the world. There are many dirty places in the world, does this mean there are no cleaners? The cleaner says we do clean but people keep messing up. In a similar way, God created a perfect world, but people keep messing it up.
  12. A blind person says there is no God, because he cannot seem Him. He cannot see anyone, does this mean nobody is existing?
  13. An atheists says I won’t believe in God unless He appears in front of me. A pig in Africa is saying he doesn’t believe in the existence of human beings, unless he sees the President of America, face to face. Will the President waste his time to visit a pig? In a similar way, God is not so cheap. Only those who are qualified can See Him face to Face. Millions have already Seen Him, and you can also, but first you need to become qualified and look for Him. You will only find Him in the Vedic scriptures. There are trillions of living beings, why should God visit you?
  14. A person says he can’t find the description of God in the scriptures he has read, and thus God is indescribable. If you want learn to construct buildings then you have to read books on engineering and not books on cake making. In a similar way, if you want to know God then you have to read the Vedic scriptures, the only scriptures where God is fully described.

“The whole cosmic order is under Me. Under My will it is automatically manifested again and again, and under My will it is annihilated at the end.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.8)

“Engage your mind always in thinking of Me, become My devotee, offer obeisances to Me and worship Me. Being completely absorbed in Me, surely you will come to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.34)

Full knowledge of God and ZERO knowledge of God

Full knowledge of God and ZERO knowledge of God

If you read all the scriptures in the world, only in the Vedic scriptures you will find real information on God and in full details. From the Vedic scriptures one can know about His names, His qualities, His pastimes, His appearances, His abode, His associates, and so on. The non-Vedic scriptures give ZERO information on God.

The Bhagavad-Gita gives information on how Lord Krishna is God and the Srimad-Bhagavatam gives details on His pastimes, qualities, appearances, names, and abode. Other Vedic scriptures also give information on Lord Krishna.

There is absolutely ZERO information on God from non-Vedic scriptures. To the non-Vedic followers, God is unseen, invisible, unknown, and un-knowable. This is because, God is One, and He is only described in the scriptures of one religion, Sanatan-Dharma. If you want to know God, you must follow Sanatan-Dharma, this is the only way to knowing God, and in full.

“The whole cosmic order is under Me. Under My will it is automatically manifested again and again, and under My will it is annihilated at the end.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.8)

“This material nature, which is one of My energies, is working under My direction, O son of Kuntī, producing all moving and nonmoving beings. Under its rule this manifestation is created and annihilated again and again.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.10)

“I am the source of all spiritual and material worlds. Everything emanates from Me. The wise who perfectly know this engage in My devotional service and worship Me with all their hearts.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 10.8)

“Furthermore, O Arjuna, I am the generating seed of all existences. There is no being – moving or nonmoving – that can exist without Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 10.39)

“But what need is there, Arjuna, for all this detailed knowledge? With a single fragment of Myself I pervade and support this entire universe.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 10.42)

“O Arjuna, as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, I know everything that has happened in the past, all that is happening in the present, and all things that are yet to come. I also know all living entities; but Me no one knows.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 7.26)

One can read the non-Vedic scriptures for millions of years, but will NEVER find any statements like the above from them, not even close to these statements. This is because, only God can make these kind of statements.