“Yet in this body there is another, a transcendental enjoyer who is the Lord, the supreme proprietor, who exists as the overseer and permitter, and who is known as the Supersoul.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 13.23)
At their very core, the asura is dishonest. This is because they reject the hand of the Divine. As it is stated in Vedic literature, not a blade of grass moves without the sanction of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Bhagavan. He is in every sphere through the expansion known as the Supersoul. Though ordinarily an impartial witness, His approval is still required for any result to manifest. For this reason He is described as the overseer and the permitter.
The Sanskrit word asura is a negation of another word. Sura means a person who at least acknowledges God’s existence. Such a person generally has good qualities, though…
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