|[Posted 18 September 2006]
First to Drop the Bomb
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Nuclear Reaction - Collective Karma
The Age of Nuclear Weapons
Karma - Work
World Community - Government, Economy, Politics
Harikesh: The sinless people
Devotee (3): Who is that?
Prabhupada: We. [break] There was an artificial famine in India and I particularly inquired from all devotees whether they have got any problem in this famine. They said, "No, we haven't got." I have taken the statistics. In 1942 the artificial famine created by government... So there were big earthquake in Bihar. At that time one of my godbrother, he was government auditor. So I inquired. In that earthquake only his house was saved. I have seen it many times. Kaunteya pratijanihi na me bhaktah pranashyati [Bhagavad-gita 9.31]. That is the only....
samashrita ye pada-pallava-plavam
mahat-padam punya-yasho murareh
bhavambudhir vatsa-padam param padam
padam padam yad vipadam na tesham [Srimad-Bhagavatam 10.14.58]
Padam padam yad vipadam na tesham. It is not meant for them, all these dangerous condition. Now the nuclear war means it will not continue very long. The first party who will drop the bomb on the other party, he will be victorious, and immediately the war will stop. They are simply arranging how to drop the atom bomb first. So one who will be able to drop the bomb first, he will be victorious. It doesn't require long time. Just like in Japan, as soon as the Americans dropped the atom bomb in Hiroshima, immediately they surrendered. This will be the result. Now the question is who will be able to drop the bomb first.