Prahlada told his father Hiranyakasipu, "You want to conquer the three worlds, but you are failing to conquer your senses!" Be aware! If you have not mastered your internal enemies like anger, hatred, etc., how can you ever hope to conquer your external enemies? The inner enemies can be conquered only in one way, through love! It is essential to make our life worthwhile by practicing love, by subduing the six internal enemies (desire, anger, envy, greed, ego and lust) and dedicate all our actions to God. The world is in turmoil. At this juncture, it is the duty of each and every devotee to realise the Fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of mankind and counteract the evil forces which are inflicting innumerable troubles on mankind. Resorting to the potent weapon of love, each one should try to serve humanity to eradicate the forces of violence and unrighteousness which are rampant today. (Divine Discourse, Nov 23, 1986)
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