In the spiritual journey, surrender is the starter, sustainer and summit
Dec16

In the spiritual journey, surrender is the starter, sustainer and summit

The Bhagavad-gita recommends surrender in its beginning, middle and end. This consistent stress conveys that in our spiritual…

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Faith means the willingness to relinquish control
Jul20

Faith means the willingness to relinquish control

Faith is a complex concept that pervades our entire life. Faith is difficult for us to have because we wish to stay in control…

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Don’t stay crying in the night – start crying for the light
Oct18

Don’t stay crying in the night – start crying for the light

A child lost in a strange dark place may start crying helplessly, but an adult similarly lost will instead of collapsing …

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Admitting our weaknesses doesn’t make us weak – acquiescing to them does

Suppose a patient goes to a doctor and admits having some symptoms that correspond to a terrible disease. The admission …

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Ask the question that underlies all questions
Jul25

Ask the question that underlies all questions

Children who ask questions are frequently appreciated for their healthy curiosity. But given how many things there are…

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Don’t just ask for decisions; ask for the education for making decisions
May01

Don’t just ask for decisions; ask for the education for making decisions

The Bhagavad-gita begins with Arjuna facing a specific problem: to fight or not to fight. This problem, though ethically…

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