The Gods Do Not Punish


An e-devotee asks Gurudeva for clarification of the statements in Merging with Siva about the Gods working with karma differently for younger souls and older souls. Gurudeva explains that the Gods work with the laws of karma to help mitigate karma or not. They give blessings and boons and They withdraw blessings and boons, but They do not punish. Those who have a conscience punish themselves. Aum Namasivaya!

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When heart and mind are freed of baseness, when desires have been tempered and excesses avoided, dharma is known and followed, and good conduct naturally arises.
—Gurudeva