“Persons who have acted piously in previous lives and in this life, whose sinful actions are completely eradicated and who are freed from the duality of delusion, engage themselves in My service with determination.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 7.28)
Friend1: I think we’ve had a similar discussion before.
Friend2: About what?
Friend1: The kinds of people that get drawn to bhakti-yoga, spiritual life beyond sentimentalism, what have you.
Friend2: Where you criticized them as being lowlifes and degenerates?
Friend1: Ha, I don’t think I was that harsh. But yeah, something like that.
Friend2: And you want to talk about that some more?
Friend1: A little different angle this time. Just something I noticed with former athletes, greats of the game, whose lives went south due to drugs and alcohol.
Friend2: You could use that to segue into a discussion about the mode of passion…
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