Why spiritual weakness is tougher to detect than physical weakness
May11

Why spiritual weakness is tougher to detect than physical weakness

What happens when we become physically weak? Many of our normal activities become difficult or even impossible. We can’t…

Read More
Why wisdom doesn’t automatically make us wise
Apr19

Why wisdom doesn’t automatically make us wise

When we are taught wisdom-texts such as the Bhagavad-gita by its expert teachers, we may learn much wisdom about how to act…

Read More
When living in the present helps, and when it harms
Mar27

When living in the present helps, and when it harms

“Live in the present” is valuable advice to counter our mind’s tendency to wander off into the past or the future. That wandering…

Read More
How our mind can be a double agent
Feb21

How our mind can be a double agent

Suppose a country’s intelligence agency needs to do a vital mission for which they need a particular spy. Suppose further…

Read More
How to get away from the mind when it troubles us?
Jan23

How to get away from the mind when it troubles us?

When someone speaks negative things constantly, we may feel the need to get away from them. We may feel a similar need when…

Read More
How to monitor and mentor ourselves?
Jan05

How to monitor and mentor ourselves?

One of the most intriguing verses in the Bhagavad-gita (06.05) urges us to elevate the self with the self, not degrade the…

Read More