Those who bow before the altar of hate can’t bow before the God of love
Mar13

Those who bow before the altar of hate can’t bow before the God of love

Some people, being driven by misdirected religious zeal, become inimical and violent towards others. Such people claim…

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Hate may be an unavoidable emotion, but hatefulness is an avoidable disposition
Sep18

Hate may be an unavoidable emotion, but hatefulness is an avoidable disposition

When some people hurt us and delight in doing so, we may naturally feel anger and hate. Even if such hate is unavoidable, we…

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The heaviest thing to hold is a grudge
Jun12

The heaviest thing to hold is a grudge

When someone hurts us, we may become filled with anger and resentment. Entertaining revenge fantasies, we may hold grudges…

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Life is meant to get back to Krishna, not to get back at others
May20

Life is meant to get back to Krishna, not to get back at others

Suppose a snake bites us. Suppose further that we become enraged at the snake and start chasing it to kick it to death. Even…

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When we resent others, we drink poison and expect them to suffer
Apr25

When we resent others, we drink poison and expect them to suffer

Suppose a person becomes furious with someone and decides to hurt them. So, they drink poison themselves. Ridiculous, …

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Anger can be an expression of love – and so can be the determination to control anger
Dec18

Anger can be an expression of love – and so can be the determination to control anger

Anger often makes us speak and do things that hurt others, things that we regret later. Aptly, the Bhagavad-gita (16.21)…

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