How is it that we see many wicked persons flourishing in this world while the good souls suffer? Why is God merciful to some and heartless to some else?

This is an age-old question, as old as the world itself. The great Bhishma shed tears when
he was on his death-bed. When questioned why he cried, he replied that the Pandavas were great
devotees of the Lord and always abided by the laws of Dharma. Above all, the Lord was
constantly with them in the form of Krishna. And yet they underwent so much of suffering.
Some wicked persons do flourish in this world of hypocrisy, but it does not mean that
they are free from suffering. The really good souls…