Attachment is the inability to say no, whatever the cost
Sep18

Attachment is the inability to say no, whatever the cost

Suppose we are buying something. Usually, we would compare its cost with its value – is what I have to pay commensurate …

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Attachment makes us care more for what others think about us than about others
Apr23

Attachment makes us care more for what others think about us than about others

Suppose a doctor needs to give an injection to a sick child. But the child starts crying and complaining about the doctor,…

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Detachment is absence of emotional dependence, not absence of emotion
Feb09

Detachment is absence of emotional dependence, not absence of emotion

Some people fear, “If I become detached, will I become emotionless, uncaring, stone-hearted?” No, detachment empowers…

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Just because something is not our fault doesn’t mean it is not our responsibility
Dec02

Just because something is not our fault doesn’t mean it is not our responsibility

Suppose a father who owns a firearm keeps it accessible to his teenage son. If the son injures someone with that gun, the son…

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The world’s darkness prevents perception, the heart’s darkness perverts perception

Darkness of the heart refers to the distortion of our desires, the degradation of our consciousness that happens because…

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Gita 01.01 explained

Link to purport by A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Transcript of Bhakti-Shastri class on this verse by Chaitanya…

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