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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If we don’t give up our attachments voluntarily, we will have to give them up involuntarily
Nov09

If we don’t give up our attachments voluntarily, we will have to give them up involuntarily

At the start of the Bhagavad-gita (01.01), Dhritarashtra asks: What did the two armies assembled for fighting do? Herein,…

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The Gita is not a spatial martial narration, but is a universal spiritual revelation
Dec16

The Gita is not a spatial martial narration, but is a universal spiritual revelation

The Bhagavad-gita begins and ends with references to places. In its first verse, Dhritarashtra asks his assistant Sanjaya…

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Detachment doesn’t make us hardhearted – attachment does
Oct25

Detachment doesn’t make us hardhearted – attachment does

Sometimes people fear, “If I become detached, I will become hardhearted.” However, what makes us hardhearted is not…

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