The servant of the Master of Unlimited Resources
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aham sarvasya prabhavo
mattah sarvam pravartate
iti matva bhajante mam
budha bhava-samanvitah
 
I am the source of all spiritual and material worlds.  Everything emanates form Me. 
The wise who perfectly know this engage in My devotional service and worship Me with all their hearts.
 
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is (Chapter 10, Text 8)
 
In the Bhagavad-gita, Sri Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, explains to his warrior friend Arjuna that He is the Master of Unlimited Resources.   In this classic text from the ancient teachings of the Vedas of India are countless slokas, or verses written in the original Sanskrit language of the earth, about Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion to God in the heart.
 
brahmany adhaya karmani
sangam tyaktva karoti yah
lipyate na sa papena
padma-patram ivambhasa
 
One who performs his duty without attachment, surrendering the results unto the Supreme Lord,
is unaffected by sinful action, as the lotus leaf is untouched by water.
 
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is (Chapter 5, Text 10)

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On Spiritual Economics

 The currency of Material Economics is dollars and cents,
whereas the currency of Spiritual Economics is love

In Spiritual Economics the more we give, the more we live to give...
....living becomes the gift of giving....

The business of Unlimited Resources is to engage in practical service that is dovetailed with service to God.   This is the business of Spiritual Economics.  In the material world, people are motivated by love of money, whereas in the Spiritual World, souls are motivated by pure love for Krishna and His dearmost servants.   Just imagine what kind of a world we could inhabit if people were motivated to give to one another as an offering of love!

A positive example of Spiritual Economics is the barter system.  One person brings his organic homegrown potatoes to trade with another person for some honey he gathered from his beehives.  As they understand the relative value of their products in terms of the common denominator of money, so they strike a fair trade.  But in the process of exchanging goods they have both produced as a labor of love in harmony with the earth, spirits of the earth, and God, they develop an affinity for one another.  The potato farmer concludes the deal by throwing in a bushel full of hot chili peppers because he likes the bee farmer so well.  The bee farmer reciprocates by offering the potato farmer a slab of beeswax. While they are having a good time trading, the potato farmer's wife arrives and offers the bee farmer some homemade oatmeal cookies. See what happens when we try to serve one another and God in the spirit of love and devotion? - we just want to give and give more.  What a contrast to the modern capitalistic entrepreneurs who try to squeeze every drop of profit out of customers!!
 

karmany evadhikaras te
ma phalesu kadacana
ma karma-phala-hetur bhur
ma te sango stv akarmani
 
You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action.  Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty.
 
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, (Chapter 2, Text 47)
 
It is very easy to serve the Master of Unlimited Resources when we understand that everything of this material manifestation is coming from the Supreme Personality of Godhead.  We cannot possibly claim any of it for our own proprietorship in any permanent manner - we are simply stewards of Krishna's resources.  The most wonderful aspect of Spiritual Economics is the realization that as God's resources are unlimited, our potential to utilize and serve those resources is also unlimited.
 
sri-bhagavan uvaca
sannyasah karma-yogas ca
nihsreyasa-karav ubhau
tayos tu karma-sannyasat
karma-yogo visisyate
 
The Personality of Godhead replied: The renunciation of work and work in devotion are both good for

liberation.  But, of the two, work in devotional service is better than renunciation of work.
 
Bhagavad-gita As It Is (Chapter 5, Text 2)


In this age of Quarrel and Hypocrisy, known as the Kali Yuga, the ancient Sanskrit Hare Krishna Maha Mantra is
recommended in the Vedic scriptures as the most effective means of meditation for deliverance from material conditional life:


HARE KRISHNA, HARE KRISHNA
KRISHNA KRISHNA, HARE HARE
HARE RAMA HARE RAMA
RAMA RAMA, HARE HARE


Translation: Oh God, Oh Energy of God! Please engage me in your service!

This mantra is more powerful than an atom bomb.

All other mantras, such as OM, are contained with it.

It is a sound incarnation of God and one who chants it purely can at  
once be reconnected to Lord Sri Krishna in one's constitutional spiritual identity.
 
 
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