How greed moves our goalpost endlessly
Jan09

How greed moves our goalpost endlessly

Moving the goalpost means unfairly altering the target of an endeavor while it is being pursued. Let’s see how greed often…

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As long as we lack purity, we live in poverty, no matter how much money we have
Apr13

As long as we lack purity, we live in poverty, no matter how much money we have

We often equate poverty with a lack of money. And that’s true at one level. If we don’t have food, if we don’t…

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Seeking satisfaction through accumulation increases accumulation, not satisfaction
Jul09

Seeking satisfaction through accumulation increases accumulation, not satisfaction

We all want to be happy. However, where we seek happiness determines whether we will become happy or not. Frequently, we …

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Passion increases desire not just in intensity but also in quantity
Jun13

Passion increases desire not just in intensity but also in quantity

We may see responsible people become alcoholics and wonder: how can anyone get so bound by desire? Gita wisdom explains …

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The mind makes us juggle too many balls – and then makes us drop them all
May16

The mind makes us juggle too many balls – and then makes us drop them all

Some circus artists juggle many balls, expertly catching them all before they fall. Still, even they have their limits …

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Trying to be materially over-productive is spiritually counter-productive
Feb10

Trying to be materially over-productive is spiritually counter-productive

Suppose somebody who can lift a twenty-five-kg weight tries to lift a fifty-kg-weight – they will injure themselves. We…

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