Friday, March 27, 2009

The Hare Krishna Maha Mantra - the only solution in this age of Kalyug



It looks really scarry from the contents of the chapter "Age of Deterioration" - The symptoms of Kalyug

from "Srimad Bhagavatam", The only way to get rid of all the problems of this age of Kalyug is to chant the maha mantra "Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare"

Srimad Bhagavatam clearly defines the situation of 4 different yugas:

SATYUGA :
  • Truthfulness
  • Mercy
  • Austerity
  • Charity/ Cleanliness

TRETA YUG:

Each of above qualities reduced by 25% and this 25% substituted by lying,violence,dissatisfaction,quarrel

  • Truthfulness 75% and Lying 25%
  • Mercy 75% and violence 25%
  • Austerity 75% and dissatisfaction 25%
  • Charity 75% and quarrel 25%

DVAPAR YUG:

Further each of the above reduced to half :

  • Truthfulness 50% and untruthfulness 50%
  • Mercy 50% and violence 50%
  • Austerity 50% and dissatisfaction 50%
  • Charity/ cleanliness 50% and enmity/quarrel 50%

KALYUG:

Each of above further reduced to 25% in this age of Kalyug:

  • Truthfulness 25% and lying/illbehaved 75%
  • Mercy 25% and violence/merciless 75%
  • Austerity 25% and dissatisfaction/ greedy 75%
  • Charity/cleanliness 25% and quarrel 75%