Bhakti has to be a choice before it can become a calling
Jul07

Bhakti has to be a choice before it can become a calling

Some people say, “I will become devoted to God when I feel his call from within.” The problem with such thinking is that we …

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For getting Krishna, forgetting Krishna is fatal
Apr16

For getting Krishna, forgetting Krishna is fatal

When we seek anything valuable, we usually desire it and strive for it. Such desiring and striving naturally center on remembering.…

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Contemplation is the natural result of attraction and contemplation naturally results in attraction
Sep18

Contemplation is the natural result of attraction and contemplation naturally results in attraction

When we are attracted to something, we naturally think of it and even mentally live with it. Cricket lovers, for example,…

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Gita 12.09 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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Catch the current of emotion – don’t be caught by it
May31

Catch the current of emotion – don’t be caught by it

In an ocean, there are often multiple currents moving in different directions. To give a somewhat simple example for a complex…

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We need a starter of desire more than a stopper of desire
May02

We need a starter of desire more than a stopper of desire

Spiritual seekers often worry about how to restrain their desires so as to adhere to the principles of sadhana. Yet quite…

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