Three Areas Where Vairagya Makes An Immediate Positive Impact

Krishna's Mercy

Shri_Krishna_2“The Vedas prescribe two different types of occupation for the human being. One is called the pravritti-marga, or the path of sense enjoyment, and the other is called the nivritti-marga, or the path of renunciation. The path of enjoyment is inferior, and the path of sacrifice for the supreme cause is superior.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.2.6 Purport)

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The relationship with the Vedas is to accept an entire culture. Not merely faith. No following blindly, with a quick way towards prosperity, without having to work for it. Not based only on ancestry, where the parents present a way of life and then the subsequent generations follow.

Accept with some conviction. Be convinced of the path. One of the components to that way of life is known as nivritti. It is the way of renunciation, vairagya. Give things up, but not merely…

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