To think that the illusions tempting us are new is an old illusion
Aug09

To think that the illusions tempting us are new is an old illusion

The world we live in is a place of illusion. The primary illusion is that sense objects can make us happy. But the illusion …

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Channel the spirit of devotion, not the ghost of illusion
Jul02

Channel the spirit of devotion, not the ghost of illusion

In common parlance, the words ghosts and spirits are used to refer to nonphysical beings. Among these, ghosts are often …

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Spiritual surrender is not an admission of defeat – it is a vehicle to victory
Mar12

Spiritual surrender is not an admission of defeat – it is a vehicle to victory

In contemporary idiom, the word “surrender” conjures strong negative imagery. When a warrior is overpowered and …

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Use self-control to commit the self to the control of the supreme self
Dec19

Use self-control to commit the self to the control of the supreme self

Suppose a person has a severe digestive disorder that requires not just dietary regulation but also medical treatment.…

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Unawareness in transcendence is different from blindness in ignorance
Jul27

Unawareness in transcendence is different from blindness in ignorance

Blindness in ignorance refers to the state of materialists blind to God’s greatness. Even if God appears before them …

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Maya is not just illusion – it is also the agency that brings about illusion
Feb05

Maya is not just illusion – it is also the agency that brings about illusion

The word “Maya” is common in yogic philosophy. Though often translated as illusion, Maya is also the agency that brings…

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