Questioner : What is ideal Business?
Dadashri: The best kind of business is one where there is no violence or harm against other living entity through the mind, speech and body. No one should get hurt from your business, but here grocers will sell their customers short; they will weigh the grains and then take some out. They have even learnt to adulterate their goods. A person who adulterates food for profit is doomed for the animal kingdom. Keep religious principles in your business otherwise degradation will set in.
Questioner : How much should a person expand his business?
Dadashri : Expand your business to the extent where it will let you sleep well at night. And when you want to do away with it, then you will be able to do so. And in the process do not invite unnecessary difficulties.
Interest On Money Loaned
Questioner : The scriptures prohibit one from charging interest.
Dadashri : Our scriptures have not raised an objection to interest but when a person's intentions turn towards interest then it becomes detrimental to him. There is no problem in you charging interest on your money as long as the other person is not hurt by it.
Be Noble in Your Frugality
How should you practice frugality in your home? You should practice it in a way that it does not offend anyone. You should never practice frugality in your kitchen or when it comes to sharing food. You should be generous in your frugality. If frugality enters your kitchen, it will ruin your mind and when you have visitors, you will think, 'The rice will be used up.' On the other hand, if a person is extravagant, I will tell him to practice noble frugality.
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Book Name : life without conflict (Page #147 Paragraph #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 & Page #148 Paragraph #1)
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Q. Words hurt children … so how to deal with children?
A. Dadashri: In the current times, there is nothing better than speaking as little as possible. Today... Read More
Q. How to reprimand or scold children for their improvement?
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Q. I have big row with my wife, who is at fault?
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Q. The other person comes to pick a fight, what should I do?
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Q. What is the ultimate solution to conflict between man and woman?
A. Dadashri: Man has to marry for his food! He may think to himself, 'I am the bread winner,' but who... Read More
Q. How conflicts can be resolved?
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Q. How do I deal with difficult spouse?
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Q. What is the importance of 'True Intent' in resolving conflicts?
A. Questioner : What should we do when we know that despite our efforts to compromise to reach a... Read More
Q. What should be the Goal of Life?
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Q. Be Aware of the Dangers in Business but Be Fearless.
A. Dadashri: Every business has gains and losses associated with it. If there are a lot of mosquitoes... Read More
Q. Today if a person tries to do business honestly, his business Incurs a loss, why is that?
A. Questioner : Today if a person tries to do business honestly, his business Incurs a loss, why is... Read More
Q. I have a lot of worries about my business. How to stop worrying?
A. Questioner : I have a lot of worries about my business. I am faced with a lot of... Read More
Q. No customers no business, what should I do?
A. Customers: Who Brings Them? Questioner : I open my shop early and close late in order to attract... Read More
Q. We have lot of money but no peace at home?
A. Questioner : Does the quarreling have anything to do with the kind of money people have? Dadashri:... Read More
Q. Keep Your Intentions Pure To Pay All Debts
A. Questioner : I have incurred a very heavy loss in my business, what should I do? Should I close the... Read More
Q. How dangerous is the Abuse of Power?
A. Some with power and authority will oppress those under them. The one who abuses his power will lose... Read More
Q. Why to protect your subordinates?
A. People criticize and attack their subordinates. You fools! Why don't you attack your boss? That is... Read More