Brajanath Das, 23 May 2017
Hare Krishna Dear Devotees,
Please accept my humble obeisances!
All glories to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu!
All glories to Srila Prabhupada!
All glories to Srila Gurudeva!
Please help me to understand whether a devotee can fight for justice (material things) or leave it to Krishna!
Rasika Krishna Das, 23 May 2017
Hare Krishna prabhuji!
Please find below answer from Srila Gurudev:
Answers by Citing the Vedic Version:
Question: Whether to Fight or to Tolerate?
Dear Srila Gurudeva,
Could you please tell me what is the right thing to do, when faced with an unrighteous material situation whether to fight for the right no matter whatever outcome would be, or to just keep silent and safe from further unknown problems.
Answer: Pick Your Battles Wisely
Pick your battles wisely. Wherever you can effectively rectify an unrighteous situation you must act boldly and decisively to do so. And wherever you are not able to be effective at rectifying the situation you should be tolerant. By always maintaining a sincere desire to humbly serve the mission of the Lord, Krishna will give you the intelligence to know when you should fight and when you should tolerate.
Sankarshan Das Adhikari
Rasika Krishna Das
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