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Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada


by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

In Krsna's instructions to Arjuna, He emphasizes duty both 
for the common man and for the self-realized soul.

sva-dharmam api caveksya
na vikampitum arhasi
dharmyad dhi yuddhac chreyo 'nyat
ksatriyasya na vidyate

"Considering your specific duty as a ksatriya, you should know that there is no better engagement for you than fighting on religious principles; and so there is no need for hesitation." (Bhagavad-gita 2.31)

Kali Purushan Parikshit

Kali Purushan Parikshit

Sva-dharmam. Sva means "own," and dharmam means "occupation." According to Vedic civilization, everyone has his sva-dharma. This has been misinterpreted by rascals who say that sva-dharma means anyone can discover his own religious principle. Yata mata tata patha: "Whatever you think is a religious principle, that's all right." This is going on. But that is not the meaning. Sva-dharma means "own occupation." Actually, dharma means "that which you

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