Friday, March 4, 2011
Devotees getting "bad karma"?
Thanks prabhu, Yes, forgiveness is the quality of a devotee, except in our philosophy, a devotee sometimes has to oppose wrong headed ideas, as did all of the acharyas, they preached in opposition to many deviations from the Vedic teachings. Then again, Arjuna wanted to forgive his opponents and Krishna said, it is the duty of a devotee to oppose wrong doers. So forgive, but do not forget. Arjuna was also not getting bad karma, this is not the right idea, he was being wronged, a devotee does not get bad karma generally speaking, a devotee is generally wronged by wrong doers. This is not his "bad karma." ys pd