The mind is a maddening chatterbox – silence it by absorption
Apr07

The mind is a maddening chatterbox – silence it by absorption

We probably know chatterboxes. Especially detrimental are chatterboxes who are also gossipers and pessimists, who speak…

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In meditation, the way to relaxation is through concentration
Oct19

In meditation, the way to relaxation is through concentration

Many people try out meditation for de-stressing and relaxing themselves. However, when they start meditating, they often…

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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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Gita 06.27 explained

Link to purport by A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Transcript of Bhakti-Shastri class on this verse by Chaitanya…

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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 enemy.…

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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 the...

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