Bhakti is not just emotion – it is also action that expresses and enriches emotion
Aug24

Bhakti is not just emotion – it is also action that expresses and enriches emotion

Some people say, “Devotion is an emotion we feel in our heart; there’s no need to exhibit it publicly.” Exhibition…

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To gain spiritual momentum, focus on the soul’s nourishment, not the mind’s amusement
Apr20

To gain spiritual momentum, focus on the soul’s nourishment, not the mind’s amusement

Suppose a person driving a car keeps alternately accelerating and braking it. Such intermittent moving and stopping will…

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Devotion is not just a calling but also a choice
Mar25

Devotion is not just a calling but also a choice

Many people treat devotion as a calling to which some are called and some (they) aren’t. Thus, they rationalize delaying…

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Let repetition be a re-petition

Chanting mantras is a standard religious practice based on the philosophical understanding that sacred sound is packed…

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Prayerfulness is not the replacer of prayer, but its reinforcer
Feb11

Prayerfulness is not the replacer of prayer, but its reinforcer

Some people say, “Prayer is a state of being – it’s not something that you do; it’s something that you are.” Actually,…

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Choose to act your way to feelings, not feel your way to actions
Oct30

Choose to act your way to feelings, not feel your way to actions

“Acting our way to feelings” means choosing conscientiously to act based on our intelligence, even when our feelings…

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