Practice bhakti for experience, not expedience
Apr22

Practice bhakti for experience, not expedience

Those brought up or living in a devotional culture may go through the motions of bhakti for expedience’s sake, for example,…

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Realization harmonizes scientific experimentation with spiritual revelation
Mar01

Realization harmonizes scientific experimentation with spiritual revelation

Some people ask, “Isn’t it better to acquire knowledge through scientific experimentation rather than scriptural…

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Devotion passes and surpasses the intellect
Nov18

Devotion passes and surpasses the intellect

The path of devotion passes the intellect meaning that its explanation of life’s purpose can survive the scrutiny of …

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Devotion takes us beyond the rational faculty to the transformational facility

When we are asleep and have a nightmare, we can’t reason our way out; we have to wake up. Gita wisdom explains that we…

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Let reason be our minister, not our master

We may get the question: “Do I have to give up reason in order to put faith in the Gita?” Not at all, answers Gita…

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Bhakti is not just cultural or historical but also universal and eternal
Oct07

Bhakti is not just cultural or historical but also universal and eternal

The historical dating of spiritually significant events is often an exercise in irrelevance. Consider, for example, …

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