The mind makes the exhausting seem exciting and the exciting seem exhausting
May03

The mind makes the exhausting seem exciting and the exciting seem exhausting

The mind is often declared in scripture to be an enemy, as for example in the Bhagavad-gita (06.06). One way the mind acts …

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Gita 13-14 explained

10-32: From practice to perfection in yoga 10-32 defines how one will achieve perfection when one is practicing yoga. 10-15:…

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Don’t be exhausted by the mind – be exhausted with the mind
Nov20

Don’t be exhausted by the mind – be exhausted with the mind

We probably know people who exhaust us by their meaningless prattle or baseless grumbling or senseless demands....

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The defect of dallying with the mind is that it makes the dallier a defector
Oct13

The defect of dallying with the mind is that it makes the dallier a defector

We are all in an inner war with the mind, which the Bhagavad-gita (06.06) indicates is often our enemy. In this war, scriptural…

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The mind needs not what it heeds and heeds not what it needs
Apr25

The mind needs not what it heeds and heeds not what it needs

The Bhagavad-gita (06.06) cautions us that the mind can be our worst enemy. How does the mind act inimically? By misdirecting…

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When the mind cries wolf, know that the mind is the worst wolf
Jan24

When the mind cries wolf, know that the mind is the worst wolf

We know the story of the boy who cried wolf, misinforming villagers about a marauding wolf when actually there was no...

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