Tolerance is the stopper between temptation and transgression (Gita Daily)

Published on Oct 06, 2013

Based on Bhagavad Gita Chapter 05, Text 23 “I have been striving for selflessness and purity, yet I feel repeatedly tempted by selfish and impure pleasures. Will I never make spiritual advancement?” As aspiring devotees we may become disheartened by such thoughts when we find anti-devotional desires rising in our consciousness. At such times, we can take heart from the encouraging insight offered in the Bhagavad-gita (05.23). This verse indicates that as long as we are situated in a material body, our bodily situation makes us naturally prone to material temptations. To make spiritual advancementin such a situation, we don’t have to be temptation-free; we have to be transgression-free. Read More –

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