DEVOTION: Essay Writing

English_Master May 22, 2016 No Comments
DEVOTION Devotion is the easiest way to get liberation. If god is “simple” and easily approachable as our spiritual guides tell us, why then the numerous sacred texts, which project His qualities, are complicated, giving scope for divergent commentaries and even for criticism by some? These works will appear tough and controversial only to an ordinary individual but even he can get enlightened when the contents are properly analyzed and presented for those who are keen to approach god. The Gita and Sri Madhwacharya’s commentary on it resolve the apparent inconsistencies therein, spelling out the theme relating to obtaining liberation, which a struggling soul will be keen to secure. What then is the easiest and effective means to be adopted to seek liberation is the question that may arise in many minds as they have before them several avenues. “Devotion to god with intense faith, sincerity and love” is the simplest way and how to cultivate it is described almost elaborately in the Gita, in which innumerable episodes are added to demonstrate god’s merciful qualities. The acharyas, who were deputed by god with a mission to guide the yearning souls, have brought out the esoteric significance of the Divine actions. The significance of events like Lord Krishna’s sport with...
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