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The first application of spiritual knowledge

Suppose a medically well-informed person gets a disease with scary symptoms. If they know that those symptoms are an...


How the mind is a robber who pretends to be a well-wisher

Suppose a robber comes to our house pretending to be our well-wisher and tells us that our car which we had parked on a...


How to get the mind to go along with us?

We sometimes resolve to do certain things that are important for us. But our mind stubbornly refuses to go along....


How to get away from the mind when it troubles us?

When someone speaks negative things constantly, we may feel the need to get away from them. We may feel a similar need...


How to ensure that our phones are connecting us, not disconnecting us

In today’s fast-moving world, we seek phones to stay connected with our loved ones while we are physically away from...


How depressed desire leads to depression

Suppose someone riding a cycle pedals too fast and falls into a ditch. On getting up, they decide that pedaling caused...


Three benefits of fasting

Fasting is a time-honored practice in most of the world’s great traditions. The Bhagavad-gita too urges us to minimize...


How are material achievement and spiritual achievement different?

We all want to achieve something special. Does this drive to achieve need to be renounced if we want to grow spiritually?...


How can we know when we are gossiping?

Most of us may agree that it’s not good to gossip. We may even believe that we never gossip. But to be sure about that, we...


How gossip can go dangerously out of control

Suppose we pushed a small snowball down a hill just for fun. It rolls down out of our sight and we forget about it. But it...


How to speak an unpalatable truth?

Truth is unpalatable — we may quote this saying while speaking to others some truth that is likely to hurt them.  Yes, we...


Do we choose our interests or do our interests choose us?

We all can think of several things in our life that are important for us, but just don’t interest us. Yes, we can...


When our interests aren’t in your best interests …

The word ‘interests’ can refer either to the things that we find interesting or to the things that are beneficial and...