Without devotion, renunciation comes painfully; with devotion, even liberation comes joyfully
Sep12

Without devotion, renunciation comes painfully; with devotion, even liberation comes joyfully

“To avoid karmic bondage, renounce the world.” This widespread notion governs Arjuna’s reasoning at the start …

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The worship of the demigods reaches Krishna, but the worshiper doesn’t
Sep11

The worship of the demigods reaches Krishna, but the worshiper doesn’t

An oft-quoted Sanskrit saying states, “Just as water falling from the sky reaches the ocean, the worship offered to the…

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Krishna is disinterested, but not uninterested
Sep10

Krishna is disinterested, but not uninterested

Disinterested refers to neutrality, a lack of partisanship, whereas uninterested refers to apathy, a lack of concern.…

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Krishna is not an explanation for the unexplainable – he is the explanation for explanability
Sep09

Krishna is not an explanation for the unexplainable – he is the explanation for explanability

Some people conceive of God as an explanatory alternative to science: “There’s so much about the world that science…

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The culture may give a license to lust, but nature doesn’t
Sep08

The culture may give a license to lust, but nature doesn’t

Lust is ubiquitous in today’s society with billboards depicting prurient images and movies enacting explicit scenes.…

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