Why bad things happen to good people

Speaker:  Srila Prabhupada
Source: Oneness Is Variety

UdDGTv0-LJcThe Supersoul, Visvatma, He’s one. But because we are different, therefore we are acting differently. The question may be raised that if Visvatma, the Supersoul, is one, why there are different activities? The different activities due to our will, our selection: “I want to act in this way.” So He gives the facility. Just like somebody wants to drink, the government gives license for liquor shop. Now, it is not that everyone is drinking, but there is facility for the drunkards. Because the drunkards want to drink, so government gives facility: “All right.

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Fry up the karma

Speaker: Srila Prabhupada
Source: Knot Between Matter And Spirit

3modes-of-mat-nature-So everyone is suffering or enjoying the resultant action of his karma. Yas tv indra-gopam athavendram aho sva-karma-bandhanurupa. Bandhana. As he’s bound up by the resultant action of karma… Bandhanurupa-phala-bhajanam ata… They are getting different results of their karma. It is very easy to understand. But for the devotees it is said, karmani nirdahati kintu ca bhakti-bhajam [Bs. 5.54], those who have taken to Krsna consciousness in devotional service, their karma is cut off. There is no resultant action. Just like you know chick peas. Chick peas, if you sow on

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Krsna can excuse you

Speaker: Srila Prabhupada
Source: Bound By So Many Knots

surrendertokrishnaacopyKarmani nirdahati kintu ca bhakti-bhajam [Bs. 5.54]. In the Brahma-samhita this is, that “Those who have taken to Krsna consciousness, their karma, their action of, resultant action of karma, is stopped.” How it is stopped? Krsna gives you assurance in the Bhagavad-gita: aham tvam sarva-papebhyo moksayisyami. “I shall give you protection from all kinds of resultant action of your sinful life. You just surrender to Me.” Krsna can do everything. Just like king can give you, excuse you. Although by law you are condemned to death, but if you appeal to

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