rkmurthy at gmail.com
Thu May 22 02:21:59 CDT 2008
2008/5/22 Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>:
> Some people in the recent conversations have suggested the dictates of the
> shastras be ignored if the person "feels inclined" to do something else.
> This is the very _opposite_ of what should be done. When you introduce
> "want" into the picture you just end up with a high-minded hedonism not
> nishkama karma.
Entirely agree. In a talk on the gItA that I attended recently, the
teacher explained how "conscience" comes only after the SAstra and
SiShTAcAra in determining dharma. The Kanchi Paramacharya also says
the same in his Deivathin Kural
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