Hoping to cure alcoholism by improving wine quality is insanity
May19

Hoping to cure alcoholism by improving wine quality is insanity

Suppose an alcoholic suffering from a hangover resolves, “I am suffering because I drank low-quality wine. Next time…

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Circumstances are like carpets – keep them below, not above
May18

Circumstances are like carpets – keep them below, not above

Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by our circumstances. Not being able to respond appropriately to them, we may even feel as…

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Rift with God makes us drift with the mind
May17

Rift with God makes us drift with the mind

We are pleasure-seeking beings. And we are intrinsically the eternal parts of Krishna, as the Bhagavad-gita (15.07) states.…

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The world is a classroom, not a courtroom
May16

The world is a classroom, not a courtroom

Some religious people have a negative fear-centered conception of God as a judge waiting to catch them doing wrong. They…

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Renunciation centers not on running away from the world but running towards Krishna
May15

Renunciation centers not on running away from the world but running towards Krishna

Some people say, “Those who can’t face the world’s problems run away from them by becoming renunciates.” Sadly,…

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