Is God partial?
Sep29

Is God partial?

Some people ask, “In earthly conflicts, as depicted in the Mahabharata, why does God take sides? Is he being partial?” No,…

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Why fear of God is healthy — and when it becomes unhealthy
Aug11

Why fear of God is healthy — and when it becomes unhealthy

To stay civilized, every society needs to instill in its members a healthy fear of the law, which essentially means fear...

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How we can learn from history to shape our history
Aug01

How we can learn from history to shape our history

  Modern history is often a compilation of facts and figures, wars and conquests, births and deaths....

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Gita 04.08 explained

Bg 4.8 paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṁ vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām dharma-saṁsthāpanārthāya sambhavāmi yuge yuge Word for word: ...

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Spirituality is meant not just for transcending the world but also for transforming the world
Nov21

Spirituality is meant not just for transcending the world but also for transforming the world

Some people conceive of spirituality as world-transcending. While that conception is correct, it is not complete – spirituality…

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The purpose of establishing dharma in the world is to establish us in dharma
Feb10

The purpose of establishing dharma in the world is to establish us in dharma

One of the Gita’s most-quoted verses (04.08) describes how Krishna descends to establish dharma. Less quoted,...

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