Focus not on avoiding entanglement – focus on seeking engagement
Oct16

Focus not on avoiding entanglement – focus on seeking engagement

When a person is traveling on a boat, they need to be aware of the dangers, but they needn’t become paranoid – otherwise,…

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The mind seduces us into doing wrong – and then scolds us for doing wrong
Oct15

The mind seduces us into doing wrong – and then scolds us for doing wrong

Suppose we have a tyrannical boss who tells us first to do something that doesn’t make sense and then castigates us for …

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Devotion makes the head clear and the heart pure
Oct14

Devotion makes the head clear and the heart pure

Devotion is essentially the disposition of our heart to love and serve Krishna. And from that devotional desire, all auspiciousness…

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Determination is the fruit of purification – and its root too
Oct13

Determination is the fruit of purification – and its root too

The Bhagavad-gita (07.28) indicates that we will become determined in our devotional practices when we live purely and…

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To stop defeating yourself, stop deceiving yourself
Oct12

To stop defeating yourself, stop deceiving yourself

Suppose a sick person denies their sickness not just to others but also to themselves. By their denial, they deprive themselves…

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