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Kainkaryam – Complete Devotion to Vishnu – Perumal

Kainkaryam is serving Lord Vishnu (Perumal) with utter humility. It is an important ritual and puja in Vaishnava school of teaching and is performed with no motive. Kainkaryam is constantly performed at Vaikunta by those souls that attained self-realization and reached the feet of Vishnu. The only aim of a devout of Vishnu doing Kainkaryam is to be of some service to the Lord. Service to the Lord is considered an easy way to attain liberation and reach the feet of Srihari Vishnu. Service to the Lord is a service to all animate and inanimate. A person performing service without any expectation is always near to the Lord. The service can be of any form. It is for the devotee to decide in what way he/she wants to serve him. 

Spiritual Response To External Problems

One who considers oneself to be beyond the body and the mind and believes that one’s true personality is a spiritual personality, the Atman – How would that person respond to external stimuli? Such a person’s response would be that of indifference, not of the kind displayed by an ignoramus, but the indifference of a wise mind. This indifference is based on the belief that one is beyond the body and the mind and is unaffected by the external circumstances. It is with this poise and aplomb that the wise person chooses not to react to any external stimuli, either of attraction or of repulsion, either of love or of hatred, either of good or of evil. With this equanimity, the wise person chooses to continue to focus on one’s true nature that is beyond name and form and ignores wrong perceptions of experiences based on ignorance. There is no reaction, lamentation, or brooding over anything with this person. This makes this wise person wiser by the day and takes that person closer