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 …

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If we hold on to Krishna long enough, nothing else will hold on to us long enough

When we strive to progress in spiritual life, we often find ourselves shaken, even shackled, by our worldly attachments.…

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Rise from defiance through reliance to transcendence

Our journey towards Krishna progresses through three stages: Defiance: We start of imagining that we don’t need…

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Are we holding on to a straw instead of a lifeline?

Our present material existence is like an ocean – an ocean of misery. Though we can struggle against the waves of life’s…

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