Religious beliefs can effect economic views. I am wondering, what does your faith say about a free enterprise system (a system in which private businesses are able to compete with each other with little control by the government), to encourage human flourishing? Also, what does your faith say about wealth creation and working for success?
In India, there has always been free entrepreneurship. Freedom has always been there.
Creation of wealth, as I said, if it follows certain ethics then it is good.
Poverty is not all holy and richness is not all sin. But if poverty is ...
Gurudev, with so many negative influences from the world outside, how can I give the right values to my children and skillfully introduce them to spirituality?
I think you should keep this question in your mind, and keep bringing it up again and again.
What I would say is, you should engage your children to do some service activity, so that they are not always thinking about themselves. Send them to camps ...
The very thought that you want to do it, means you have already started moving in that direction.
Look at what your requirements are and you will see that they will always be met. Whatever you need always comes to you. But do not take it to an extreme ...
Gurudev, the Bible states that it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God. Does this mean a wealthy person is doomed to hell just for being wealthy?No!
These words of different Saints and Prophets were given to different people at different times. Jesus says that I have not come to make peace; I have come to put mother against daughter and the son against father. That doesn’t mean he did not like ...