Devotion is expressed through intention and attention, not just emotion and action
Oct20

Devotion is expressed through intention and attention, not just emotion and action

People often equate devotion with feel-good emotions or ritualistic actions. If they feel good while practicing bhakti…

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Don’t just keep waiting – keep pushing too
Oct02

Don’t just keep waiting – keep pushing too

When urged to practice spiritual life, some people stay lethargic, saying, “I am waiting to get an inner call.” However,…

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When we love the Lord more than the world, he takes us out of the world
Nov24

When we love the Lord more than the world, he takes us out of the world

While driving, where we go depends largely on where we want to go. This principle that our aspiration determines our destination…

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Combination of inner recollection and outer contribution nourishes devotion
Sep22

Combination of inner recollection and outer contribution nourishes devotion

Some people think of devotion as an impractical, sentimental, other-worldly obsession. However, the Bhagavad-gita’s…

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Appreciating Krishna’s immanence integrates recollection and participation
Oct12

Appreciating Krishna’s immanence integrates recollection and participation

The Bhagavad-gita’s directive (08.07) – always remember Krishna and do your prescribed duty – raises the question:…

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Count your blessings – and your toes too
Jul14

Count your blessings – and your toes too

When multiple problems threaten us, we may feel overwhelmed by negative emotions such as self-pity, pessimism and paranoia.…

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