The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we become thoughtless
Jan22

The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we become thoughtless

Whenever we do something regrettable, we wonder, “Why did I act so thoughtlessly?” First, we are never literally thoughtless,…

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If Krishna takes away the things that can take us away from him, don’t go away from him
Jan21

If Krishna takes away the things that can take us away from him, don’t go away from him

We usually approach God when we need something. If we get it by praying to him, we feel our faith vindicated. But suppose the…

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The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves
Jan20

The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves

Suppose we see a friend getting rattled when facing problems. We may tell them, “Get a hold on yourself.”  This common…

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The Gita equips the thoughtful to become more faithful and the faithful to become more thoughtful
Jan19

The Gita equips the thoughtful to become more faithful and the faithful to become more thoughtful

Some people say, “Thoughtfulness and faithfulness don’t go well together. If someone thinks too deeply, many of the…

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The mind makes the uncomfortable seem unbearable and then makes us do the unconscionable
Jan18

The mind makes the uncomfortable seem unbearable and then makes us do the unconscionable

Suppose someone lives in a place with uncomfortably hot weather. If they accept their situation, they will gradually get…

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