[Advaita-l] On the Adhikara for study of Vedanta (Was: Re: Advaita and modern science)
rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 05:48:36 CDT 2011
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> Namaste Rajaramji,
> I wonder if material success or failure is a precondition.
> Material Success doesn't necessarily mean rolling in wealth, moving
> in BMW cars & living in AC rooms.
> Basically, it is the contentment & mental satisfaction which is most
> important. Nevertheless, certain amount of monetary help is also required
> to support their
> family but not at the cost of sadAchAra.
> Monetary benefits either in cash or kind, if exists more than that is
> required for
> self-sufficiency, may lead to perversion.
> So, even though spirituality has nothing to do with materialism, monetary
> for sustainenance is most important. You can't preach brahmasutra sankara
> bhashya to a hungry person whose immediate requirement is a morsel of food.
> That said, there are some exceptional people who don't care the least for a
> penny. They are truly mahapurushas on this earth.
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