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XCX1 come for salvation. The Law of Kate is nothing more than the law of conservation of energy. It simply means that nothing is 1bst, नेहाभिक्रमनाशोऽस्ति २-४०, but every particle, however minute, is so intimately linked with all the rest in the universe, that there cannot be disturbance in it, however slight, but will be communi. cated to its immediate neighbour, and will thus travel from parti cle to particle, till it pervades the whole universe. Not a thought, not a feeling, not a sentiment can arise in the hidden recesses of the soul, not a sigh can escape the troubled heart, not a word can be uttered, not a deed can be done but will be felt and recorded throughout the length and breadth and depth of the universe, in characters which can not be effaced without annihilating the uni werse itself. I should like to point out the bearing of this Law of Kut upon our moral conduct in the language of the late Prof. Max Miller : The belief that no act, whether good or bad, can be lost, is only the same belief in the moral world which our belief in the preservation of force is in the physical world. Nothing can be lost. If a man feels that what without any fault of his own he suffers in this life, can only be the result of some of his own former acts, he will bear his sufferings with more resignation like a debtor who is paying of an old debt. And if he knows besides that in this life he may by suffering not only pay of his old debts, but actually lay by a moral capital for the future, he has a motive for goodness which is not more selfish than he ought to be. There must be a cause, the Vedanta philosophers say, to account for the effect which we see but too clearly, and that cause can not possibly be found in the mere caprice or injustice of the creator. However sceptical we may be on the power of any ethical teaching and its influence on the practical conduct of men and women, there can be no doubt that this doctrine of Korat has let with the widest acceptance and has helped to soften the sufferings of millions and to encourage them not only in their endurance of present evils but likewise in their efforts to improve their future condition' (Vadane Philosophy, pp. 164-66.) १