When helping others is compassion and when it isn’t …
Feb23

When helping others is compassion and when it isn’t …

Suppose someone is starving. We may help them by giving some money. If they are starving because a recession has left them…

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Be not self-seeking, be seekers of the self
Aug31

Be not self-seeking, be seekers of the self

Self-seeking people care for their own pleasures, without caring for anyone else. Such people can’t be seekers of the self…

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Social activism is the byproduct of spiritual activism, not its purpose
Apr18

Social activism is the byproduct of spiritual activism, not its purpose

Many people nowadays evaluate spirituality in utilitarian terms – they value it only for its tangible social benefits.…

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The more we are responsible for others, the more we need to be responsible for ourselves
Apr10

The more we are responsible for others, the more we need to be responsible for ourselves

Suppose a surgeon is agitated, distracted or exhausted while doing surgery – a small wrong cut can be disastrous. Their …

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Are we like doctors who give medicines to everyone except themselves?

Doctors going to epidemic-struck areas are extremely careful to vaccinate themselves from the disease they intend to …

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