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Topic: Four regulative principles

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Counting down to zero karma Initiated devotees within the Krishna consciousness movement vow to chant a minimum quota of the Hare Krishna mantra each day on beads. They also take vows to avoid 1) intoxication, 2) illicit sex, 3) meat eating, and 4) gambling. These are commonly known as the "four regulative principles." Anyone can chant anywhere and anytime and get spiritual benefit. At the same...
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From ancient Vedic scriptures like the Bhagavad-gita comes the message that our human life, with its developed intelligence, is meant for spiritual realization. These scriptures teach the principle that in the body there is an eternal unchanging soul who has a fully blissful relationship with the Supreme Soul, Lord Krishna, or God, that he has now forgotten. Because of this forgetfulness, we all...