Time Expresses Krishna’s Tough Love, (Gita Daily)

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Published on Aug 17, 2013
Based on Bhagavad Gita Chapter 10, Text 33
The Bhagavad-gita (10.33) identifies time as a manifestation of Krishna. Time is one of the most forceful teachers about the temporary nature of worldly existence.
All of us can learn about the fragility and the perishability of all things material by everyday observation and commonsense inference.
Yet most of us don’t.
Why?
Because of our strong desires to enjoy the world. These desires maintain their hold on us by making us averse to contemplating on the harsh realities of life, for such contemplation would make apparent the futility of worldly desires.
Due to our lack of contemplation, we see sickness and death shoot down people all around us, yet we imagine that we have — or will soon get — a suffering-proof armor.
However, time demonstrates the truths we deny by making the unthinkable unavoidable; time forces us to dry and die. The prospect of being ground into oblivion by the relentless grinding of time can horrify us — till Gita wisdom helps us realize that time is Krishna indisguise.
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