A leader with the status remains only as a slave. A leader with the state takes the responsibility to create more and more responsible leaders.

Kṛṣṇa talks about the practical aspects of why a leader needs to act in a responsible manner. With responsibility, you experience the space of leadership consciousness, Īśvaratva.

Responsibility is thinking, feeling, acting, responding and cognizing from the truth that you are the Source of everything!

There is a difference between the state of a leader and the status of a leader. Most of us want to attain the status of a leader but not the state. When you achieve the status of the leader, it is ego-fulfilling and you feel great. Some politicians are good examples for this. They exert the power of their position on others without even feeling responsible. They were a little more dominating and convincing than the people whom they were trying to dominate, that’s all. It is not that they were more intelligent or more capable. Continue reading “A leader with the status remains only as a slave. A leader with the state takes the responsibility to create more and more responsible leaders.”

Deities and enlightened masters, your paths to exhausting karma

There is a way to again and again remind ourselves not to collect karma and to live without the influence of the earlier incurred karma. The first step is to have a clear understanding that karma is powerless in the presence of an elevated consciousness.

There is an important difference between normal human beings and enlightened masters. A normal person does not have the ability to make his body alive out of his will. His body is either alive or it is dead, that’s all. It is not under his control.

But for an enlightened person, it is under his control. He can either make his body alive, or relax. Because of this ability, he can also make another body alive!

When an enlightened being chooses to make a stone or metal alive, that stone or metal becomes a representation of his very self. Continue reading “Deities and enlightened masters, your paths to exhausting karma”