We are inflammable, not incorrigible – we need caution, not condemnation
Jul04

We are inflammable, not incorrigible – we need caution, not condemnation

Suppose we are unable to resist some sensual temptation despite trying repeatedly. Over time, we may become disheartened,…

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Taking advice from vice traps us in the vise of vice
Nov13

Taking advice from vice traps us in the vise of vice

The vise of vice refers to the unbreakable grip (vise) with which we are held by our lower desires (vices). An example of such…

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Temptation talks and stalks, relentlessly
Apr26

Temptation talks and stalks, relentlessly

Suppose a salesperson tries forcefully to sell us their product and relentlessly follows us wherever we go. We may try their…

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Corruption of the intelligence needs correction by the intelligence
Apr23

Corruption of the intelligence needs correction by the intelligence

The Bhagavad-gita (03.40) states that selfish desire has occupied not just our senses and mind, but also our intelligence.…

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Our inner vulnerability increases our outer vulnerability
Dec31

Our inner vulnerability increases our outer vulnerability

Suppose an army guarding a fort has some potential turncoats who may covertly open the fort gates for aggressors. The army’s…

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Gita 03.40 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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