If we don’t sleep at the right time, we will sleep at the wrong time
Nov17

If we don’t sleep at the right time, we will sleep at the wrong time

When practicing spiritual life, we may equate spiritual advancement with denying our bodily needs such as sleep. We may…

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Our material needs are like painkillers – necessary but not sufficient
Apr09

Our material needs are like painkillers – necessary but not sufficient

Some people argue that our spiritual side is optional and superfluous – our material needs are what matter. Yes, material…

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The art of living is to balance the self we are eternally with the self we are presently
Mar08

The art of living is to balance the self we are eternally with the self we are presently

The self we are eternally refers to the soul, part of Krishna – that’s our eternal spiritual identity. The self we are…

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The destructibility of the body is not a license for its wanton destruction
Jan31

The destructibility of the body is not a license for its wanton destruction

Some people ask, “The Bhagavad-gita teaches that killing is ok because the body is anyway going to die. Isn’t such a …

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The purpose of bodily regulation is not physical deprivation but spiritual connection
Apr01

The purpose of bodily regulation is not physical deprivation but spiritual connection

Some religious seekers subject the body to deprivation through extreme fasting or even self-flagellation. They...

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