Use Krishna’s mercy to wash yourself, not whitewash yourself
Jun22

Use Krishna’s mercy to wash yourself, not whitewash yourself

When we start practicing bhakti-yoga, we get access to Krishna’s mercy. We gain intellectual understanding and devotional…

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At death, we don’t have to leave home; we can go home
Jun21

At death, we don’t have to leave home; we can go home

If we have to leave our home for a long time, we feel agonized. That agony is multiplied manifold when we have to face death,…

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If we don’t recognize the mind, it will make us unrecognizable to ourselves
Jun20

If we don’t recognize the mind, it will make us unrecognizable to ourselves

Recognizing the mind means to recognize the voice coming from within us to be the voice of the mind and not our own voice. When…

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Absorption is a function of not just attraction but also determination
Jun19

Absorption is a function of not just attraction but also determination

Sometimes during our devotional practices we may find our mind slipping away to other things that we are more attracted …

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Don’t obstruct bhakti with an intellectual filter – or with an anti-intellectual filter either
Jun18

Don’t obstruct bhakti with an intellectual filter – or with an anti-intellectual filter either

An intellectual filter in bhakti refers to giving our intelligence the role of arbiter in deciding what is acceptable and…

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