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Presentation on theme: "Overcoming GREE D. PROBLEMSCAUSESSOLUTIONSAPPLICATIONS OVERCOMING GREED."— Presentation transcript:

1 Overcoming GREE D



4 Definition Quotes Symptoms & Consequences PROBLEMS

5 GREED ~ excessively desirous of acquiring or possessing, especially wishing to possess more than what one needs or deserves PROBLEMS Definition :

6   Although GOLD DUST is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision – HSI TANG   When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion – VOLTAIRE   God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones – PUBILIUS SYRUS PROBLEMS Quotes :

7   Too many people miss the silver lining because they are expecting gold – MAURICE SELTER   GREED is potential, LUST is an active outburst – SRILA PRABHUPADA   WANT is a growing giant whom the coat of HAVE was never large enough to cover – RALPH WALDO EMERSON PROBLEMS Quotes :

8   Often people attempt to live their lives backwards, they try to have more things or more money in order to do more of what they want to do so they will be happier; actually it’s reverse, you must first be who you really are then do what you want to do in order to have what you want. Quotes : PROBLEMS

9 Physiological Financial Corporate Social Familial Emotional Political Ecological PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

10 1.Physiological SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES Death Meat Eating Desire Disease PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

11 SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES Dishonesty Gambling Contempt Crime 2.Financial PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

12 3. Corporate SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES Economic Breakdown Scamming Loss of Public faith PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

13 Insecurity Crimes Unrest 4. Social SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

14 Social Insecurity Divorce Neglect Personality Disorders 5. Familial SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

15 Stress Dissatisfaction Suicide 6. Emotional SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES PROBLEMS Symptoms & Consequences

16 Failure of Democracy Corruption Political Uncertainty 7. Political SYMPTOMSCONSEQUENCES Symptoms & Consequences PROBLEMS

17 Symptoms & Consequences 8. Ecological  Malnutrition 6m deaths / yr  Smoking 3m deaths / yr  Cooking fires 4m child deaths / yr  Skin Cancer 10,000 deaths / yr  Chemical exposure 1m deaths / yr  Radon 16,000 deaths / yr SYMPTOMS CONSEQUENCES  Water & Air Pollution 2000 children below 5 yrs of age die / hour

18 Origin Origin Dynamics Dynamics CAUSES

19 1.Mode of Passion: CAUSES Origin : sattvät saïjäyate jïänaà rajaso lobha eva ca pramäda-mohau tamaso bhavato 'jïänam eva ca BG: 14.17 hådi kämo bhruvaù krodho lobhaç cädhara-dacchadät äsyäd väk sindhavo meòhrän niråtiù päyor aghäçrayaù SB: 3.12.26 2.Lips of Brahma:

20 1.Enjoyment Attitude – I want to satisfy my desire. 2.Egocentric Attitude - I can fulfill my desire 3.Hankering Attitude – I want to satisfy my desires more CAUSES Dynamics : Dynamics : kämasyäntaà hi kñut-tåòbhyäà krodhasyaitat phalodayät jano yäti na lobhasya jitvä bhuktvä diço bhuvaù SB 7.15.20

21 Control – Desires Control – Desires by discussing disadvantages of accumulating wealth SOLUTION paëòitä bahavo räjan bahu-jïäù saàçaya-cchidaù sadasas patayo 'py eke asantoñät patanty adhaù SB 7.15.21 asaìkalpäj jayet kämaà krodhaà käma-vivarjanät arthänarthekñayä lobhaà bhayaà tattvävamarçanät SB 7.15.22 Conquer – Dissatisfaction by analyzing the effects of dissatisfaction by analyzing the effects of dissatisfaction

22 7 Easy Tips To overcome GREED APPLICATION

23 1.S erve others 2.Avoid meat-eating 3.Train mind in satisfaction 4.Insulate intelligence with knowledge 5.Spiritualize desires 6.Feast on Krishna prasadam 7.Yield to God’s will APPLICATION 7 Easy Tips 7 Easy Tips to overcome GREED to overcome GREED

24 yourselfby Overcoming Greed SATISFY Thank you !


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