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When philosophy answers our questions — and when it doesn’t

Suppose we are driving along a road and suddenly meet a deadend. That’s when we may turn to a map. If we find a reliable...


How to protect ourselves from the wrong, the wrong-headed and the wrong-hearted

Suppose someone gives others wrong advice. Why might they do so? Because of three broad factors: wrong information,...


How to direct our desires constructively?

Desire is our greatest power, yet it is a power that often works independent of us or even against us. We find ourselves...


Grateful even when we don’t feel full?

Even if we want to feel grateful, that feeling is often elusive. Why? Because we may feel that what we have isn’t...


How Superman’s history helps us understand Krishna’s intimate divinity

Superman was among the first in the galaxy of super-heroes that populates the DC universe. The history of Superman’s...


How to plan in a mood of devotion?

When we make plans and they don’t work, it’s easy to get frustrated. We may think that perhaps the best way to avoid...


Something for nothing?

There are no free lunches. So goes a common saying that expresses a reality stated cynically. Some of us may not want to...


Are we using our knowledge to build a path or a pedestal?

We live in a society where knowledge is seen as the means to position, prestige and prosperity. While these can result...


Has our technology become too strong for our morality? (The porn problem)

In five minutes, we can access more obscenity than what our ancestors could access in fifty years. And all that...


Are we boosting our thought-energy regularly? ​

​Our car runs on fuel, our phone runs on battery, our body runs on food. What do we run on? Our thoughts.  When our...


When we feel worthless …

Suppose we find ourselves trapped in a dark dungeon. We struggle in vain to pry out the rocks from a place where we think...


Why do small things irritate us so much?

We may notice that our mood often gets spoiled when some small things go wrong. Why do we get so irritated by small...


Are we committing violence with our mouth?

When we grow in wisdom, we learn to live more consciously. We inspect our habitual actions and their consequences in an...