Saturday, 14 November 2015

God Proposes

|| योग: कर्मसु कौशलम् ||

After seeing about the flora and fauna, various crops, Eknathji further tells us as to how God has proposed various aspects for us. He says :
To protect our land from invaders God created natural boundariesfor us.  This land of ours was affluent to the extent that the covetous eyes of all foreigners, the Greeks and the Ionians, the Moghuls and the Tartars, the Portuguese and the Spanish, the French and the British were on it. All of them marched into the country to plunder it in any way to their hearts' content. But God had taken special care to protect this sacred and prosperous land from such people. He created high impassable mountains in the north and unplumbed oceans on the three sides. The Hindukush, Karakorum and the Himalayas stand as natural barriers to protect the land. It was a natural defense and full protection for the prosperity and the treasures of this land from the greedy and the covetous people.
We also have vast oceans on three sides. It was also a natural boundary that the God created for us. God has always favoured us and showered His bounties on us. But..........