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  • Overcoming Laziness

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    Author: Srimati Bhakti Lalita Devi Dasi Cycle: Beauty Over Power
    Duration: 00:06:00 Date: 2016-05-17 Size: 16.01Mb Place: Gupta Govardhan Chiang Mai Downloaded: 112 Played: 629

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    It's wan, if we imperfections of human being make mistakes or lazy.
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    It's something that, we overcome in our service lives, when we're inspired to serve and practice and where under guidance Guru and Vaisnava, we give up at lazy tendency busily engage ourselves responsible, needed service, this is the idea of course. And we strive for that and may fullback into lazy ways.
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    But it's also has it's divine origin. We know, Krishna also has a tendence to be lazy, but it's divine for Him. Our Srila Gurudev use to like to quot a German general from World War, two thousand fighting nacists.
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    World War two. There's one very strong opponent of his lerse and he was a very great general and he gave classification system of different types of soldiers.
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    And the first type is clever and industrious. Then there's the lazy and industrious. And the stupid in industrious. And clever in industrious. See had a particular duty for them, they were very successful soldiers can relay in them.
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    The lazy in industrious. They can still do something there. Maybe intelligence they can to use their intelligence and not physically be on the battlefield. They can be helpful in some administrative ways. But this stupid in industrious very dangerous types.
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    That combinations bad. Someone stupid, but industrious wants to do stuff. Can make a lot of trouble. And Gurudev still like then joke about that and say.
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    Amongst to the servitor group not to give them some a new job, keep be wery carefully the end. The engagements of all the devotees. And what would be suitable for them. We heard him say, how Krishna the lazy in industrious.
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    He's lover. Is the supreme personality of godhead and he's just playing. In our case we're remember Srila Gurudev's words and trying heart and soul to dedicate out lives and not waste our time.
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    It's one of the symptom of a vaisnava. The devotees have twenty six qualities. And one of them is very careful with time, not wasting time.
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    Using all one's time for spiritual life, spiritual practice, devotional service. So, as we become vaisnavas, develop vaisnavata, the tendency to be lazy will subside.
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    And will be more prone to engage in service, exlusively all day, every day. Twenty four hours a day. By the grace Guru and vaisnava we overcome tendency to be lazing