Compassion needs to be felt as affection, not as condescension
Dec21

Compassion needs to be felt as affection, not as condescension

When people are in need and are helped, they receive the help eagerly. However, when they are needy but don’t feel the need,…

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The highest spiritual vision culminates in compassion, not inaction
Oct22

The highest spiritual vision culminates in compassion, not inaction

Some spiritual seekers think that to avoid bondage and to grow spiritually, they need to reject the world and give up all …

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The spiritual vision of all living beings is both saddening and gladdening
Oct15

The spiritual vision of all living beings is both saddening and gladdening

A foundational philosophical insight is that the material vision and the spiritual vision do not see alike. When we strive…

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Absorption of consciousness in Krishna brings about expansion of consciousness through Krishna
Jun18

Absorption of consciousness in Krishna brings about expansion of consciousness through Krishna

Expansion of consciousness is an oft-used term in spiritual circles. People seeking deeper fulfillment in life intuit…

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Caring means sharing
Apr04

Caring means sharing

Suppose one person tells another, “I care for you.” But suppose the first person is having food and the second person…

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Don’t just renounce the material for the spiritual – bring the spiritual to the material
Mar30

Don’t just renounce the material for the spiritual – bring the spiritual to the material

The Bhagavad-gita in its sixth chapter analyzes the process of ashtanga-yoga. While such yoga is nowadays seen primarily…

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