SV: creation of human kind

Bijoy Misra bmisra at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Fri Dec 25 18:35:44 UTC 1998

On Fri, 25 Dec 1998, Chris Beetle wrote:

> At 11:19 AM 12/24/98 -0800, you wrote:
> >In Hinduism, God cannot control the law
> >of karma, yet God is still seen as all-powerful.
> Just for the record, as far as I am aware, in the Hindu tradition, God is
> described as the controller of the law of karma.  One reference for this is
> a quote from a translation of Brahma-samhita by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati
> Thakura of the Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition:
This is narrow and to label it against Hinduism is not

The rest makes sense..

Good Christmas discussion..

- BM

> "I adore the primeval Lord Govinda, who burns up to their roots all fruitive
> activities of those who are imbued with devotion and impartially ordains for
> each the due enjoyment of the fruits of one's activities, for all those who
> walk in the path of work, in accordance with the chain of their previously
> performed works, no less in the case of the tiny insect that bears the name
> indragopa than in that of Indra, king of the devas" (Sri Brahma-samhita,
> verse 54).

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