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A possible answer based on this Gita verse is given below. One's own duty, even if without excellence, is more meritorious spiritually than the apparently well-performed duty of another. For, no sin is incurred by one doing works ordained according to one's nature. Gita 18.47 This verse was interpreted by old commentators as jobs ascribed to ...


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It depends on what you want to attain. There are 3 types of action - karma, vikarma, akarma karma - doing an action ordained by shastras (dharma) with desire to attain its fruits - this is what you and I do 99% of time vikarma - doing an action NOT ordained by shastras (adharma) with desire to attain its fruits - what 'bad' people do.. and they won't even ...


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Srimad Bhagavata Purana explains why kama and artha cannot be the ultimate goals of man. Dharma as a goal means one has to understand that kama and artha are not ultimate goals. A person living in accordance with Dharma has the opportunity to attain moksha, the ultimate goal of life. It is in this sense that Dharma is considered as a goal. Strictly speaking ...


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As per The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana: Part 1: Chapter 2: ON THE ACQUISITION OF DHARMA, ARTHA AND KAMA: For the man whose life is one hundred years MAN, the period of whose life is one hundred years, should practise Dharma, Artha and Kama at different times and in such a manner that they may harmonize together and not clash in any way. He should acquire ...


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