[Advaita-l] Interest Collection is Wrong according to Dharma?

Srirudra srirudra at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 06:44:14 CDT 2013

DearSri Bhaskar
As Shakespeare says in  one of his plays -neither a borrower nor a lender be should be our aim.R.Krishnamoorthy.

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On 09-Jul-2013, at 11:58 AM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> After all interest in interest only shows that one wants to increase his 
> welfare to enjoy the worldly pleasures,and gets bound by that.
> praNAms
> Hare Krishna
> What about brAmin's F.D.s, R.D.s  & other deposits in Banks & post 
> offices, I think even our SB a/cs also attracting some rate of interest 
> annually is it not ??  These transactions also to be shunned totally?? And 
> what about, taking housing & personal loans &  ' paying interest' by 
> brAhmaNa-s :-)) .  If the second one is not permitted in dharma shAstra-s, 
> then I am ready to follow it, and will not give any interest nor principal 
> amount  :-))  but who will give me the bail :-))  More seriously, without 
> scratching our heads much about these dharma sUkshma-s, it is better to 
> treat all these things as part and parcel of our materialistic life  and 
> try to concentrate more on our adhyAtmika sAdhana with shraddha & bhakti 
> towards almighty. 
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar
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