“In the Shrimad-Bhagavatam it is said that anyone who hears the story of the Syamantaka jewel or describes it or simply remembers it will be free from all kinds of defamation and the reactions of all impious activities and thus will attain the highest perfectional condition of peace.” (Krishna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vol 2, Ch 2)
Friend1: Though bhakti-yoga is beyond rules and regulations, we know that there are certain offenses to be avoided.
Friend2: Particularly when chanting the holy names. By the way, these are really an offense to other devotees. The Supreme Lord does not mind. He is not some angry, old man living in the clouds, hovering over everyone in disappointment.
Friend1: He is always in bliss, ananda, and attractive in every way.
Friend2: Shri Krishna has the most justification for being offended. Consider how many people…
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