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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The commonality of the source doesn’t imply the similarity of the effect
Dec22

The commonality of the source doesn’t imply the similarity of the effect

People sometimes ask, “When everything comes from God, why can’t we enjoy everything? Why restrict our enjoyment …

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We become free by choosing what controls us
Aug20

We become free by choosing what controls us

We all cherish freedom, but the reality is that we can never have absolute freedom. We can’t fly unaided like birds in the…

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