Janmashtami Special : Lord Krishna’s Wisdom About Material Pleasures
The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most famous Hindu scriptures. It is a collection of 700 verses of the great Hindu epic Mahabharata where Lord Krishna explains the secrets of the universe and the purpose of mankind to Pandava prince Arjuna. . The Bhagavad Gita teaches us various important principles that relate to work, life, religion, philosophy and spirituality.
Janmasthami is a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. Janmashtami is celebrated on ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada. This festival is celebrated by Hindu devotees all across the world, who acknowledge the supreme greatness of Lord Krishna.
Lord Krishna On Earthly Pleasures
12:13. One who is never hostile to any being, who is friendly and compassionate,… even — minded both in happiness and distress, all — forgiving,
12:14. Ever satisfied… — that loving Me devotee is very dear to Me.
12:15. He who does not make others suffer…, free from anxiety, rapture, anger and fear — that one is very dear to Me.
12:17. One who… never hates, never laments…, — is very dear to Me.
5:23. He who while living here on Earth, before giving up this present body can check the force of sexual passion and anger — he has attained harmony and is a happy one.
16:21. Threefold are the gates leading to this hell where man goes to destruction: lust, anger and greed. Every one should give up these three.
16:22. One who has escaped these three gates of hell creates his own happiness… and attains the Supreme Goal.
18:27. Agitated, desirous of the fruits of his labour, greedy, envious, subject to exultation — such a worker is called rajastic.
18:28. Arrogant, rude, spiteful, obstinate,… morose — such a worker is called tamasic.
11:54. …Only by love can I be perceived in My sacred Essence and be merged with.
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