O Son of Pandu, he who performs actions for Me, who considers Me as the Supreme Goal, who is My devotee, and is devoid of attachments; who is without animosity towards all living beings, he alone attains Me. Caste honour should take precedence over misplaced sentiment. He wants no women, no followers, no wealth. So if he really possesses the qualities of a brahmana and is working as a brahmana then and only then he can be accepted as a brahmana. Bhagavad gita, chapter 9, verse 31 And he shall soon become pure and reach everlasting peace. They have to get initiated by a bona fide spiritual master. And then we cultivate our affection for Him by engaging in His service.
He suggests we stay in our present position in life and just add Krishna conscious. You do not have to be concerned with these issues of brahamna or sudra. That is this Krishna consciousness. Chant Hare Krishna and be happy! He was the perfect sin offering, for the sins of all humanity, because he was without the spot and blemish of original sin and personal sin. Bhagavad gita, chapter 18, verse 63 The words of vision and wisdom have been conveyed.
And this is possible by the mercy of a pure devotee of Krishna only, so we have to get the mercy of a pure devotee of Krishna like Srila Prabhupada otherwise love for Krishna we will never be able to understand… Chant Hare Krishna and be happy! So, you become rajasic in nature and fulfill your materialistic desires. This force, called , is present everywhere in everything in nature, especially in all living things: every plant, every animal, and especially every man. It is a very big disaster. All problems will be solved by my grace. I found myself cutting away in the middle of a stanza to read the footnotes on the opposite page. So they got out of India very fast.
नियतं सङ्गरहितमरागद्वेषतः कृतम्। अफलप्रेप्सुना कर्म यत्तत्सात्त्विकमुच्यते।।18. A person with sattvic thoughts craves for learning and doing something good and noble for the society. Being a westerner, I have never been exposed to any concept of a caste system until now. He strongly condemned discrimination based on a birth-based caste system as a harmful and unauthorized misinterpretation of Vedic scriptures and tradition. How do you develpe love for anyone? Working with a bias, prejudice people in West failed to reach inner depth of jnana wisdom contained in Bhagavad Gita. Surrender all deeds to me. However, it doesn't mean, of course, that just because a person stays away from sin, that he is automatically devoted or that he will be saved.
This is a consequence of their good deeds in past lives. The caste system as it is practiced in India at present has been a bone of contention amongst many. It is little more than self-worship disguised as a high level of spirituality. Then, there are also souls who have the misfortune of being born in families of drunks, criminals, gamblers, and atheists. Whatever you do, whatever you eat, whatever you offer or give away, and whatever austerities you perform — do that, O son of Kuntī, as an offering to Me. I think sudra means predominantly in mode of ignorance.
The cowherds made Krishna a god. There is no concern over Varna Sankara that Krishna ever voices in the whole of the Gita. Though I am the author, know Me as non-doer and eternal. Gandhi was doing this non-violence for more than thirty years and the British did not leave. Why doesn't anyone see it, for the love of pigeon crap!!! Arjun carved a parth through the Kauravas. Certainly, this wrong caste system should be abolished. When the brahmanas have money they can purchase some very nice ingredients and cook them and offer them to Krishna and after Krishna accepts the offering they can distribute the prasadam to the general public accompanied by the sankirtan yajna, the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra.
But the important point to note is that these concerns over Varna Sankara are not voiced by Krishna but by Arjuna! All souls according to them, without exception, will attain this highest spiritual summit, though it may take many lives until finally reaching the pinnacle of consciousness where man and God are forever one. So how do such verses find its place in geeta which brands women and shudras etc as born sinners? It has created great problems. So the demons are the living entities who have rejected Krishna and who are trying to become god themselves. Bhagavad gita, chapter 18, verse 44 Trade, agriculture and rearing of cattle may be tackled by Vaishya; and the background tenure of a Shudra is also suited to providing support Ch. Indian brahmins take pride in chanting two lines of Purusha Suktam namely ,- Brahmanasya Mukham Asid……. Or young or old, rich or poor, healthy or sick, weak or strong. Real love means that it does not matter what kind of difficulty we must endure in order to achieve the happiness of another.
In India people are thinking if they are born in a brahmin family then they are automatically bhahmins. Simply we must make Krishna the center. But as has already been pointed out, in Kali Yuga there is no more chance of a sane society. I will appreciate to know why, when and who changed this varanashram concept to birth basis. Note what he has said here — papayonaya: are those who are born sinners papa janmaana: ke te? God will forgive your sins, cleanse your soul, renew your spirit, give you abundant life in this world, and eternal bliss in the next world. The Hinduistic view of God is ultimately an impersonal, eternal force, essence, or power of existence, having none of the attributes or characteristics of persons such as knowing, thinking, loving, etc.
Perhaps the pollution started after the MahaBharata war! Kerala there is no such strict cast system. Now, there are in this world so many so-called gurus. Because a bhakta is always engaged the service of the Supreme Brahman. A lawyer has certain qualities and qualifications. Mother can be a Prostitute, but beside that brothel may live a saintly person.