Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Exploitation in Business — Do we have to bear the reaction?

By on September 21, 2010 in Life with 53 Comments
Exploitation in Business — Do we have to bear the reaction?

Question to Radhanath Swami: Even when we are doing business, we are exploiting others in one sense. So by the laws of karma, are we going to get reactions for all that?

Radhanath Swami: In this world, exploitation is inevitable. Just to survive, people are exploiting each other. But we should try, as far as possible, not to do that beyond what’s necessary. In business our motivation should not be to destroy others.

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Do we get reactions for bad thoughts in the mind? Radhanath Swami says…

By on September 15, 2010 in Life with 12 Comments
Do we get reactions for bad thoughts in the mind? Radhanath Swami says…

Question to Radhanath Swami : I understand that all the actions that we perform will give back a reaction. But what about the thoughts in our mind? What about the bad thoughts that we don’t act upon?

Radhanath Swami : According to the scriptures, in the time spans Satya yuga, Treta yuga and Dwapara yuga, humans were karmically responsible for every thought.

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