Worldly enjoyment is the bait to worldly entanglement
Oct02

Worldly enjoyment is the bait to worldly entanglement

When a fish that is swimming freely in the ocean gets allured by a bait, it soon gets trapped. We all are like that fish, and …

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Sense control will make us not deprived, but relieved

Consider an alcoholic who has understood the gravity of their addiction and is struggling to break free from it. For such…

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Focus on the present, but don’t fragment it from the future
Jun03

Focus on the present, but don’t fragment it from the future

“Live in the present” is a popular self-help slogan that can enhance our concentration and contribution in whatever…

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The mind can make us give up the wonderful for the dreadful
Jul21

The mind can make us give up the wonderful for the dreadful

Suppose we are at a buffet meal in which one item is delicious and another is tasteless. If someone misinformed us and filled…

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To seek shortcuts is to be shortsighted
Jun26

To seek shortcuts is to be shortsighted

Shortcuts promise to take us to our destination quickly. But in our search for pleasure, sensual indulgences are shortcuts…

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Be not alarmed by the presence of impurities; be heartened by the presence of the alarm
Jun10

Be not alarmed by the presence of impurities; be heartened by the presence of the alarm

The presence of impure desires in our consciousness can alarm us: “If despite my practice of bhakti, such dirty things…

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