What are we seeking when we are speaking?
Nov19

What are we seeking when we are speaking?

When we speak with others to persuade them about something, how can we make our speaking more effective? By remembering …

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Be fearless, not tactless
Nov18

Be fearless, not tactless

Suppose a soldier feels inspired to fight fearlessly against a tyrannical invading army. But if he just charges single-handedly…

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Does devotion result in renunciation?
Nov17

Does devotion result in renunciation?

The bhakti tradition features sterling examples of great saints who became so devoted to Krishna as to completely renounce…

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Is our body fast becoming an ego feast?
Nov16

Is our body fast becoming an ego feast?

Suppose we fast strictly on sacred days, abstaining even from water. When we see others eating normally, we may look down…

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How can we develop both materially and spiritually?
Nov15

How can we develop both materially and spiritually?

We may fear, “If we become too spiritually serious, that will undermine our material prospects. Conversely, if we become…

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