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Few breath and God

Few breath and God

This material world is subject to change. None of this is permanent here and everything whether living or nonliving is subject to change. The change is the undeniable truth of this material world. The more we get ourselves attached to the material world, the more we have to suffer when conditions start changing suddenly, and living and non-living things start to leave us due to law to constant change which is the primaeval truth of this material world. 

In Satyuga, the age of truth, the life of a person was very long but in the age of Kaliyuga, the age of quarrel and hypocrisy, the age of the person is very short. It does not mean that we should enjoy senses and indulge in material sense gratification as much as possible within this short span of life but we should do as much as devotional service to God and spiritual master without waiting for another second. This material world is a dangerous place to live in that is evident by crimes, wars, pandemic, exploitation, discriminations, communal riots, natural disasters, accidents. You cannot be sure of the safety of you and your family. 

In Satyuga, the age of truth, the people although have a long life to live but they spent the larger part of their life in austerities, penances, devotion to the spiritual master, and meditation. If people in Kaliyug, the age of quarrel and hypocrisy, start devoting a major part of their life in devotion service to God and spiritual master, recitation of guru mantra provided by the spiritual master then their life will be successful. In Kaliyug, the age of quarrel and hypocrisy, the only way to liberation from the cycle of birth and death is the recitation of Hare Krishna Maha-mantra.

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare.

The bliss is dependant on spiritual progress and devotional service to God and Spiritual Master and singing glories of God. The spiritual master gives us warning time and again that life is short so spend it in devotional service to God and keep yourself always in remembrance of God and inculcate the best qualities as much as possible and shun bad qualities as fast as can to enjoy real bliss in this life. 

Best age for progress in spiritual life and devotional service to God is from 25 years to 50 years when the body is strong and energetic and your formal education is almost over and the majority of people started earning by this age. In childhood day, the brain is not well developed to understand spiritual life and in old age from 60 years onward, the body loses energy and strength gradually with time and eventually becomes unfit for spiritual progress. 

God has sent us here to do devotional service to God so as to able to return to the abode of God but if we return empty-handed to the court of God of death without performing our real work for which we have been given this human body then we will be ashamed of wasting our time and trust of God. We have done unprofitable business with a wealth of breaths given by God to get liberation from the continuous cycle of birth, death, old age and disease. 

Youth should be used for spiritual progress instead of material sense gratifications as death can come any day without any warning and spoiling your all plans of the future. You will reach old age is also not certain. 

Please spend every precious breath in remembrance of God. Start spiritual life from your youthful days.

Thanks for reading the blog.

All thanks and obeisances to my spiritual masters and God.

Pankaj Mannan



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