View More...        

Featured Videos

 
More Videos...          

God can transform flashlights into floodlights, just stay in his light

Suppose we are walking on a road and suddenly the power goes off. Though we might initially groan or rant, we will soon...


The essence of karma is universal harmony, not judgmental morality

Some people oppose the idea of karma: “It is just one among many differing systems of morality. These systems simply...


Use circumstantial suffering as an impetus to address existential plight

Suppose we are in an ocean. We might be floating on a raft that may be jeopardized by small waves. Or we might be on a cruise...


Knowledge expands the avenues available for us to address those problems

Suppose someone is coughing. If they have no medical knowledge, they might just try to suppress their cough, which...


To help the distressed, address both their distress’ immediate cause and remote cause

Suppose a doctor encounters a patient suffering from alcoholism and condemns that patient, “You are a wretched...


When dealing with the distressed, focus not on their karma; focus on your dharma

Suppose a newborn baby is crying. Should the mother neglect the baby by thinking, “She is in pain because of her own...


Focusing only on suffering’s immediate cause makes us short-sighted, focusing only on suffering’s remote cause makes us hard-hearted

Suppose someone falls sick because of being infected by a virus. While the virus is the immediate cause of their...


The more we are emotional, the less emotions we have and the more our emotions have us

Emotions bring life to our life — if we had to live like emotionless robots, there wouldn’t be much to look forward to...


Equality that is imposed leads inevitably to inequality

We live in an egalitarian society, where inequality and discrimination are considered reproachable, even...


People may respond to us with indifference, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t making a difference

When we do something good for someone but they don’t appreciate it, that can easily dishearten us. If we are health...


We can’t always go outside, but we can always go inside

The outer world is subject to uncontrollable change that can limit our physical freedom. If we can’t go outside, we...


The value of our life doesn’t require anyone’s recognition, not even our own

Some countries have declared suicide to be a fundamental right. If people desire to kill themselves, the government...


Purification means that sensual contemplation stops; determination means that we stop sensual contemplation

To grow spiritually and live meaningfully, we need to regulate sensual indulgence. For such regulation, we had best...