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Hare Krishna,

Pls forgive me for the below question. I ask this question not out of Ego but purely to clarify my doubts

Certain texts in the books of Srila Prabhupada indicate women to be low born as compared to men. Why so, please explain. 

Example in Bhagvad Gita

Chapter 9. The Most Confidential Knowledge

TEXT 32

TRANSLATION

O son of Prtha, those who take shelter in Me, though they be of lower birth--women, vaisyas [merchants], as well as sudras [workers]--can approach the supreme destination.

 

The books also specify that attraction to women is the biggest distraction for a devotee. why is it not specified generically as attraction to the opposite gender which then becomes applicable to both men and women.

Pls forgive me incase this question has offended anyone. Request the devotees to not misunderstand my query. I truly appreciate Srila Prabhupadas books and sincerely read them. However, I always had these questions on my mind. Hence, seek clarifications from advanced devotees.

Regards,

Karishma

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Hare Krishna,

Thank you very much Prabhuji for your valuable insights.

Regards,

Karishma

Hare Krishna
Great Learning for me

Thanks

Hare Krishna dear Devotees, please accept my humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada!
When there was higher - aryan civilization each person used to know his place and accept it with humility. Shudra used to act as a shudra accepting his lower position to other upper classes of people. 

Vaishyas also were humble and performed their own duties not being in competition with upper classes...at the same time brahmanas also were humble and did not considered themselves higher then others...

So in this way we women also should accept that it is lower birth than that of a man. Man's body is strong, intelligent is high...comparatively to woman. SO we have to accept it.

Woman are not clean always, they are not strong always, many hormonal changes during their lives ...so all these things make her weaker. They have more lust, and material desires....it is in their nature.

So once we took birth in this lower body we have to accept it and be humble BUT remember that Krishna Bhakti does not depend on our external cloth-body. 

Krishna Bhakti is available even to a spider so it is our chance.

Usually man earns karma but woman comes to work her karma. Because of that women have much pain in life than men have. 

Women are recommended to get married and to be chaste to a husband and that will help them to become a man in next life....

But now we got the mercy of Lord Chaitanya as Mihir Prabhuji told - Holy Names so we have to catch hold of Them and go back home and  do not get any material body anymore.

Your servant, 

Hare Krishna Mataji, 

Dandavat Pranam,

AGTSP.

Kindly explain the following sentence you used to explain the position of women: - 

Usually man earns karma but woman comes to work her karma. Because of that women have much pain in life than men have.

Please guide me as I am unable to understand this point.

Ys

Milan

I also curious about it, but i guess there is not sastra to support it.

Kindly explain the following sentence you used to explain the position of women: - 

Usually man earns karma but woman comes to work her karma. Because of that women have much pain in life than men have.

Please guide me as I am unable to understand this point.

i heard it in the lectures of many Devotee psychologists. 

In the reality it is not like animals earn their karma without having any free will but it is so comparatively to men. 

...

Man and woman these are all like having different dresses. So one day we are in silk dress and that time we are fortunate, health is good but another time in chemical dress and that time we suffer out of heat etc....so in this way woman body may bring little more pain than man body.

So we have to accept it. 

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Concerning lust: there are different women and men. Women in high classes like brahmanis may be higher than sudra men or vaishya men...so we can not equalize all women to all men. 

It is said so because when man and woman in seclusion if man starts to flirt with woman woman can not control herself. That is her weakness. Because of that it is said that women should be always under the protection of father, husband and son.

Because they are simple as like child, they are naive ...and they can be changed by other person's influence. 

It says that when man is alcoholic he can come out of it but if woman is so then it is very, very difficult to come out from bottle for her. So it is her weakness. 

Your servant, 

Kindly explain the following sentence you used to explain the position of women: - 

1, Usually man earns karma but woman comes to work her karma. Because of that women have much pain in life than men have. <you are saying that women's life is like of an animal's life, just paying karma?>>>

2, They have more lust, and material desires....it is in their nature.

We know that men have 10-20 times more testoterone than women, what makes them 10-20 times more lusty than women, so I guess you are saying she is lust because she is attached to family and material things, because, sexually, women is not as horny, besides in the Srimad Bhagavatan said she needs about 9 men to satisfy her on bed, look, ON BED, when they are having intercourse, not day to day life.

Wow, what a beautiful reply, it brought tears to my eyes by remembering me the passtimesof the sages with Lord Rama.

:)

women hona luck hai bcz yashoda krishna kimom ban saki...aur aandal lord vishnu se shasdi kri..ladka hote to ye ho nai pata...kitna lucky honge to bhagwan ko shaadi kr paye...

You and most devotee can't understand. Women is NEVER 9 times more lusty than men, wow, imagine if they were,so many rapes and violence would be in the world! She can handle 9 partners when having intercourse, this is the proper interpretation of sastra.

women more lustier sometime lustier, men less lustier always lustier.

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