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Thinking about senses objects.

Thinking about senses objects.


When we think about any sense-object continuously or quite often then it leads to attraction towards that sense object. This attraction leads to lust and lust lead to anger, anger leads to bewildered memory and bewildered memory leads to lost intelligence. Lost intelligence leads to the falling down of a person in the material world. Senses are very strong and if we fail to get them to engage in the devotional service to God Krishna then they will lead us astray and let us fall in the material world from the spiritual plane.

A person involves in meditation or devotion to God can drift from the spiritual realization if he has not engaged his senses in devotion service to God because a slight urge in mind will agitate senses to indulge in material sense gratification. What is the need of the hour is called sense management? I still remember one old story from my childhood. The story of ghost and Brahman (learned man).  One day a Brahman come across a ghost and ghost told him that he will do all of his work and will not take even a single paisa from him for the work done but please do not leave him vacant for a single second otherwise he will eat the Brahman. Brahman hired him to be a servant at his home and started giving him works to do but Ghost was so fast in doing work that he accomplished all the works in a fraction of second and started demanded more work. The Brahman was now in trouble because he knows that the moment he stopped giving work to that Ghost, at that very moment he will be devoured by the Ghost. After thinking for a second, he devised a mechanism to engage Ghost forever in work. He told Ghost to continue climbing and getting down from a tree in his garden unless he ordered some other work to him. In this way that learned Brahman saved his life. Similarly, we have to get our senses engaged in the devotional service of God otherwise these senses drift us from the road which takes us to the kingdom of God and leads us to hell. Whenever you are free, at the very moment, get your senses in the devotional service to God.




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