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Re: questions

From: Ram Gopalaswamy (
Date: Fri Jul 24 1998 - 04:30:42 PDT

Shobha Srinivasan writes:

> 1. In RAmAyAnA, RAma could not do the last rites of his father, Dasharatha.
>  Hence circumstances forced Him to do last rites to non human such as
> JatAyu, KabandA etc.

Bhagavaan KrshhNa says:

" na maam karmaaNi limpanti na me karma phale spruhaa |
  iti maam yaH abhijaanaati karmabhiH na saH badhyate || " [Bh giita 4.14]

" There is no work that affects Me; nor do I aspire for the fruits of action.
One who understands this truth about Me also does not become entangled in
the fruitive reactions of work."