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Nick
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How do I know that my attraction to God is not merely a manifestation of my desire of something more than this world?

Nayaswami Hriman

Nayaswami Hriman

Ananda Seattle

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Dear Friend,

Love for God, attraction to that which is permanent and real, is an attribute of our soul's wisdom.

However, sometimes there is another side to our attraction which is rejection or fear of involvement in this world. Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita reminds us that we cannot achieve the permanent beatitude of God-realization by turning out back on God's creation and refusing to carry out our responsibilities and work out our karma.

Therefore, deepen your love for God through prayer and meditation even while you carry out your duties in life with a calm, creative, and joyful attitude.

Blessings,

Nayaswami Hriman

 

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