[Advaita-l] Prayer and prArabdha

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Sat Feb 18 16:45:13 CST 2012

On Thu, 16 Feb 2012, Venkata sriram P wrote:

> Even if one does prarthana / mantra japa / navagraha japas etc., 
> prarabdha karma phala has to be experienced.  There is no escape.    I 
> would like to know, how far the above statement is true.

It is true but not something one can really use because each prarabdha 
karma depends on a previous prarabdha karma in infinite regress.  So you 
can never truly know whether action X caused action Y.  The logical course 
of action is to do what needs to be done without paying heed to the 

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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