What’s wrong with desirelessness? — Desire management series 6
Jun19

What’s wrong with desirelessness? — Desire management series 6

Desires often make us do things we regret. On understanding how desires sabotage us, we may seek to become desireless. …

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How desire is both the lock and the key — Desire Management series 5
Jun18

How desire is both the lock and the key — Desire Management series 5

Suppose we are locked in a prison. Suppose further that the lock doubles as a key — say, it is touch locks that if operated expertly…

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Three practical benefits of remembering Krishna
May15

Three practical benefits of remembering Krishna

The Bhagavad-gita repeatedly recommends that we remember the ultimate reality, Krishna. Let’s consider three practical…

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Two ways to gauge our devotion

When we strive to grow on the devotional path, we may wonder, “Are we actually advancing?” To know, we can consider the change…

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How to see desire as a blessing, not as a burden?
Dec07

How to see desire as a blessing, not as a burden?

On the spiritual path, we often think of desire as a burden that needs to be shed. And yes, many of our desires do impede our …

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What happens to our desires when we become enlightened?
Dec03

What happens to our desires when we become enlightened?

Some people hold that the enlightened are free from all desires; they perceive that desire is often the cause of illusion,…

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