Distraction is draining; concentration is energizing
Apr12

Distraction is draining; concentration is energizing

When we practice meditation and strive to focus our mind on higher spiritual reality, the struggle to concentrate can be…

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To beat problems, first beat the problematic mind down to size
Oct08

To beat problems, first beat the problematic mind down to size

When an army is fighting a war, it depends on its intelligence – its information sources – to know the strength of the …

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When the mind becomes peaceful, we become joyful
Nov08

When the mind becomes peaceful, we become joyful

Seekers sometimes ask, “Bhakti is supposed to be joyful. But I don’t get much joy in practicing it. Why?” Because...

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When the mind accepts the impure to be impure, we become pure
Nov04

When the mind accepts the impure to be impure, we become pure

Impurity is essentially a perception-distorter. The impurity of addiction to alcohol makes alcoholics think that...

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The mind that is clean is serene
Feb06

The mind that is clean is serene

Our high-speed stress-filled urbanized culture makes peace of mind a wanted but elusive commodity. Many people think …

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We need a break – from the mind
May22

We need a break – from the mind

Our mind harasses us constantly with internal proposals for material enjoyment. Moreover, it has a formidable external…

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