Why all forms of concentration are not equal …
Dec28

Why all forms of concentration are not equal …

We all know that we can perform better if we could concentrate better. But is concentrating on anything equally helpful? …

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Beyond feel-good spirituality — and beyond feel-bad spirituality
Aug26

Beyond feel-good spirituality — and beyond feel-bad spirituality

Many people nowadays present spirituality as a tool for helping us feel good about ourselves. Such a presentation serves…

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Purification puts the mind in the silent mode
Oct23

Purification puts the mind in the silent mode

When we are working on something important, if we are repeatedly disturbed by our phone’s beeps, we will put it in the silent…

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Contemplation on Krishna provides purification, elevation and satisfaction
Jul03

Contemplation on Krishna provides purification, elevation and satisfaction

People often ask, “What do you get by thinking about Krishna, as the Bhagavad-gita repeatedly recommends?” Let’s discuss…

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Don’t go behind the mind, go beyond the mind
May30

Don’t go behind the mind, go beyond the mind

To go behind the mind means to follow the mind, to do whatever it does. To go beyond the mind means to seek something higher,…

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Spirituality stills the mind and fills the soul
Sep19

Spirituality stills the mind and fills the soul

When starting spiritual life, we may expect different things. Some people expect to levitate; some, to see a mystical light,…

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