Self-control is best maintained by avoiding situations that require self-control
Feb20

Self-control is best maintained by avoiding situations that require self-control

Suppose we have resolved to increase our self-control by, say, regulating our eating. But we suddenly get a desire to eat…

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To check the outflow of self-defeating actions, check the inflow of self-deluding perceptions
Dec26

To check the outflow of self-defeating actions, check the inflow of self-deluding perceptions

We sometimes indulge in self-defeating actions, even after resolving to give them up. Why do we succumb thus? Frequently,…

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Gita 02.58 explained

Link to purport by A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Transcript of Bhakti-Shastri class on this verse by Chaitanya…

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Willpower is a finite resource – use it wisely
Jul05

Willpower is a finite resource – use it wisely

We are finite beings, and finite are all our resources, including our willpower. That our willpower is finite means that…

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Use propinquity to grow in bhakti
Apr05

Use propinquity to grow in bhakti

Propinquity literally means proximity, the state of closeness to something. In psychology, propinquity studies analyze…

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Learn to use the mind’s laziness for spiritual growth
Feb11

Learn to use the mind’s laziness for spiritual growth

Our mind often chooses the path of least resistance. This tendency impedes us whenever we need to do something effortful…

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