We don’t have to outweigh our urges; we just have to out-wait them
May04

We don’t have to outweigh our urges; we just have to out-wait them

Suppose a big bully is trying to barge into our house to abuse and rob us. They are yelling at us to open the door, banging on …

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Thinking that thinking is troublesome, is troublesome
May03

Thinking that thinking is troublesome, is troublesome

Some people avoid thinking about life’s big questions: “What is life meant for? What happens after death? What really…

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When we resist our urges, they may become scarier, but they don’t become stronger
May02

When we resist our urges, they may become scarier, but they don’t become stronger

Suppose an animal trainer is domesticating a wild tiger by starving it till it becomes compliant. Like all other living …

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To be caught unawares occasionally is condonable, to be caught unawares repeatedly is condemnable
May01

To be caught unawares occasionally is condonable, to be caught unawares repeatedly is condemnable

Suppose a person who runs a ferryboat gets caught in a storm because they don’t know that the sea tends to be stormy in that…

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We may be circumstantially distanced from Krishna, but we don’t have to be devotionally deprived of Krishna
Apr30

We may be circumstantially distanced from Krishna, but we don’t have to be devotionally deprived of Krishna

Life sometimes puts us all in situations where we don’t get what we want or even need. If we are deprived of material resources…

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