Not every thought is worth our thought
Jun06

Not every thought is worth our thought

The word “thought” can mean two different things: an idea that has appeared in our consciousness (“I got a thought”)…

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Doing what we don’t feel like doing is not necessarily being superficial
May27

Doing what we don’t feel like doing is not necessarily being superficial

Some people say, “Why should I practice bhakti when I don’t feel like doing it? I don’t want to be superficial. I won’t…

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Understand the thought-wave under the thought
Dec01

Understand the thought-wave under the thought

On the spiritual path, we strive to lead a pure life and to cultivate pure thoughts. But nasty thoughts sometimes come in …

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Thinking is natural, but thinking about thinking is special
Feb12

Thinking is natural, but thinking about thinking is special

All living beings think – thinking is a natural characteristic of consciousness. Though natural, thinking doesn’t…

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Be reflective, not reflexive
Mar21

Be reflective, not reflexive

Our physical reflexes often protect us from danger – if we unconsciously place our hand on something hot, it recoils from…

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Look at the mind before you look with the mind
Jun24

Look at the mind before you look with the mind

When a normally cordial friend snaps at us for no reason, we understand sympathetically, “That’s due to a bad...

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