The pursuit of God is never a 9-to-5 endeavor
Jun29

The pursuit of God is never a 9-to-5 endeavor

When we work at a 9-to-5 job that we don’t particularly like, we dislike being disturbed by office work outside office-hours.…

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The cure for ritualism is not the rejection of ritual but the infusion of emotion into ritual
Mar02

The cure for ritualism is not the rejection of ritual but the infusion of emotion into ritual

Some people criticize religious rituals as mindless performances and campaign for their rejection. However, rituals…

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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 is not …

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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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Gita 09.14 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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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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