The effect of bad Karma can be wiped out by intense practice of good Karma and more YAJNYA.
On Ghee and Copper
It is very important for the energy that the ghee be covered at all times when not in use. The best bowl for rice offering is copper.
You must rid yourself of the source of conflict, not only solve the conflicts as they arise. You must actually destroy the source of conflict itself. What is that source? When one is separate from the Divine, one will always find oneself in conflict. Therefore, effort must be made to open the channel, which lies inside one, which connects with the Divine. This has to be a constant effort. Here Mantra is great help. Now is the time to intensify Sadhana.
One need not feel bad that one has desires. Put all focus on work and serving others. Let the desires come and go as thoughts during a meditation. Do not hold onto each longing. Then tendency is to focus on being unfulfilled. Never mind fulfilled or unfulfilled. Fulfill others. Then the LOVE comes.