How can we reach God?
Jun13

How can we reach God?

When we start on our spiritual quest, we may feel that we are far away from God. How can we reach him? By seeking his grace. …

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Sensual hope deludes, spiritual hope delivers
Feb05

Sensual hope deludes, spiritual hope delivers

We all need hope. Without hope, life becomes unbearable, even unlivable. But we need to choose carefully where we pin our…

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Immigration to the spiritual world happens not by infiltration but by invitation
Oct07

Immigration to the spiritual world happens not by infiltration but by invitation

When two countries have huge economic disparities, people from the poorer country often try to immigrate to the wealthier…

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Seek not to grasp God – seek to be grasped by God
Jun23

Seek not to grasp God – seek to be grasped by God

To grasp God means to use our intelligence to comprehend and conquer him; we treat him like an intellectual concept to be …

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Krishna is not a passive point of concentration – he is the proactive fount of compassion
Feb01

Krishna is not a passive point of concentration – he is the proactive fount of compassion

Yogis begin their meditation by using various objects as initial points of concentration. The Bhagavad-gita mentions…

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Don’t come up with the truth; come up to the truth
Jun12

Don’t come up with the truth; come up to the truth

The phrase ‘coming up with the truth’ indicates speculating and hazarding our own way to the truth. It implies that truth…

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