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Simple living


Everything we do—including how we earn a living and how we treat the Earth—affects our consciousness. It also affects our environment, which also affects our consciousness.

How does a truly spiritually advanced person live? If we’re "good with God," does it matter if we’re good to the Earth? Are some modes of living more in harmony with spirituality than others?

More:

How killing cows became such a big part of the modern economic system.

"Why you are producing iron stools and instruments and motors and tires and collecting petrol far away from Arabia? Krishna never says, 'You do all this nonsense.' He said, 'Grow food grains.'"

"A little labor in agriculture, and you get sufficient food for your whole family. And in the remaining nine months, chant Hare Krishna." Why not?

Does horse-powered farming help in the development of spiritual communities? —A tale of agriculture, horses, oxen, warfare, and the Mode of Passion.

Unemployment. Inflation. Recession. International debt. Depression. Remove lust and greed, and these problems are solved. Sound too simple?

"Produce your own grain. Produce your own milk. Save time. Chant Hare Krishna. . .At life’s end, go back to the spiritual world to live forever. . ."