Are we living in a hall of mirrors?
Apr25

Are we living in a hall of mirrors?

Suppose we were in a hall filled with mirrors, most of which are deliberately designed to give a distorted reflection of …

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The mind burdens us and deems as burdens those who offer to relieve our burdens
Sep05

The mind burdens us and deems as burdens those who offer to relieve our burdens

Suppose someone thrusts a huge burden upon us. We’ll feel annoyed, even angered, thinking: “Why do I have to carry this?”…

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If we let our mind devalue our efforts to improve our life, it will end up devaluing our entire life
Aug12

If we let our mind devalue our efforts to improve our life, it will end up devaluing our entire life

We sometimes try to do some things to improve our life. Though we start enthusiastically, soon our mind starts devaluing…

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The feelings that emerge from the mind can’t be evaluated by the mind
Jan12

The feelings that emerge from the mind can’t be evaluated by the mind

When things go wrong repeatedly, our mind may become filled with negative feelings such as worthlessness, powerlessness,…

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The mind can make us blind, even when our eyes can see
Jan14

The mind can make us blind, even when our eyes can see

Suppose we are in a disturbed frame of mind and are driving to a meeting. Our map tells us that we have reached our destination, but we can’t see the meeting venue anywhere. Despair starts overpowering us. Somehow, we get the idea to close our eyes, breathe deeply and pray. When we open our eyes, we find the venue right in front of us

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Gita 13.29 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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