We don’t have to defeat our lower desires – we can just let them lose
Dec13

We don’t have to defeat our lower desires – we can just let them lose

Tennis players don’t have to hit winners in each point; if they can just keep the ball in play, their opponent may tire and…

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Our desires are not just linear, but also triangular
Dec03

Our desires are not just linear, but also triangular

We usually think of our desires as linear, as connectors between us and our desired objects. The Bhagavad-gita (02.62) …

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To stop defeating yourself, stop deceiving yourself
Oct12

To stop defeating yourself, stop deceiving yourself

Suppose a sick person denies their sickness not just to others but also to themselves. By their denial, they deprive themselves…

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Purity is the key to freedom from misery
Oct07

Purity is the key to freedom from misery

Suppose an alcoholic has become sick because of excessive alcohol indulgence. While the disease is a danger that needs …

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Resentment of reality can hurt more than reality
Oct01

Resentment of reality can hurt more than reality

Suppose we plan to go for a picnic, but suddenly get fever and have to abandon our plan. And we lie on a bed resenting the sickness…

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