How dejection can inspire a spiritual connection
Apr18

How dejection can inspire a spiritual connection

The Bhagavad-gita’s first chapter is often titled as arjuna-vishada-yoga, which means the spiritual connection (yoga)…

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How to gain insight into complicated situations?
Apr01

How to gain insight into complicated situations?

When confronted with complicated situations, we can gain insight into them by using two principles. Let’s apply these …

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What does growing up mean?
Feb01

What does growing up mean?

If someone is whiny, a candid well-wisher may exhort them: “Grow up.” What does it mean? It refers not to physical growth …

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Material breakdowns or spiritual breakthroughs?
Jun06

Material breakdowns or spiritual breakthroughs?

We are often so caught in the immediate that we don’t spend time to consider the ultimate. Material things are immediately…

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Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world
Jun02

Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world

If we lack physical nutrition, we have no energy to do anything. We become similarly de-energized when we lack metaphysical…

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Hold your plans lightly, not tightly
Apr12

Hold your plans lightly, not tightly

Suppose we catch a beautiful butterfly and hold it in our fingers. If we hold it too tightly, fearing that it may slip away,…

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