How devotion balances the head and the heart (Chatur-Shloki analysis 3)
Sep16

How devotion balances the head and the heart (Chatur-Shloki analysis 3)

The first verse of the Chatur-Shloki characterizes those devoted to Krishna as buddha (enlightened) and bhava-samanvitah…

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The impact of knowing about God (Chatur Shloki Gita analysis 2)
Sep15

The impact of knowing about God (Chatur Shloki Gita analysis 2)

The second half of the first verse of the Chatur-Shloki (10.08) states the result of knowing about Krishna: they become …

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Defining and identifying the ultimate reality (Chatur-Shloki Gita analysis 1)
Sep13

Defining and identifying the ultimate reality (Chatur-Shloki Gita analysis 1)

The first verse (10.08) of the Chatur-Shloki Gita (10.08-11) gives the definition and identification of God. In its first…

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Taking responsibility to help others choose wisely (Balancing independence and guidance series 7)
Sep12

Taking responsibility to help others choose wisely (Balancing independence and guidance series 7)

After Krishna concludes the Bhagavad-gita’s message, he asks Arjuna a two-part question: Has he heard attentively? Have…

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How Krishna precedes enlightenment with encouragement (Balancing independence and guidance 7)
Sep11

How Krishna precedes enlightenment with encouragement (Balancing independence and guidance 7)

In the Bhagavad-gita’s sixth chapter, Arjuna enquires about the fate of the unsuccessful yogi. In a question that spans…

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