Nature reflects what we are, just like a mirror. If the atmosphere around is getting polluted, that is because our thoughts led to an act that polluted the nature. We (human beings) are inhabitants of this mother Earth. But, remember that we are neither the only inhabitants nor the most important inhabitants. Every inhabitant is equally privileged to live in their own natural conditions. The attitude in human beings to dominate rest of the nature and use everything for their greed is causing the unwanted disturbances in current days.
Ramanujacharya gave these vivid interpretations of several terms for the benefit of our own well-being. 1000 years ago, He stood up for Equality when the great mantra from the Vedic knowledge was being given only for those one considered eligible. He said, “let the entire world reap benefits of the true knowledge on the self and supreme, the ways of God’s functioning and the path for liberation from suffering and pain irrespective of caste, creed, colour, religion, race etc!” The right to correct knowledge is for everyone. We are already seeing the impact of tampered knowledge in today’s world.
If you want the world to know such true Vedic wisdom, let’s all turn to that great Guru and read the scriptures that he has put through. If you want the world to inculcate such good practices, let’s all turn to that great Guru and begin following the path he has laid down. If you want the world to bring a beautiful change in gadget addictive brains of little children, let’s all turn to that great Guru and act according to the wisdom that he shared. If you want the world to shine like the child of God, let’s all turn to that great Guru and play our roles effectively without disturbing anyone else’s roles!
It is never enough to learn and sit quiet. Share it, act upon it, and ensure that any violation of this dharma will not be tolerated. After all, what good is toleration when it is actually killing your own self?
– From the discourse of Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami, Vani Mahal, Nov 16th to 18th Chennai!