Fanatics use God’s name to give God a bad name
Oct31

Fanatics use God’s name to give God a bad name

The news often reports how religious fanatics kill innocent people and justify their barbarity in the name of God. Such …

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Humility arises from acknowledging our vulnerability
Apr18

Humility arises from acknowledging our vulnerability

Some people equate humility with lack of self-respect. However, the humble respect their self so much that they are ready…

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Do yajna of nama, not yajna for nama
Nov30

Do yajna of nama, not yajna for nama

Yajna of nama refers to sacrifices (yajna) centered on the chanting of the holy names of God (nama). The Bhagavad-gita (10.25)…

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Our purpose is to serve the Name, not to make a name
Oct08

Our purpose is to serve the Name, not to make a name

In life, what we do is important, but why we do it is equally, if not more, important. Intention is critical in religious activities,…

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The purpose of religion is not cosmetic, but cosmic
Sep24

The purpose of religion is not cosmetic, but cosmic

Many people practice religion for cosmetic purposes – they want to look good in society’s eyes. They may visit temples…

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Arrogance perverts the wings that free into nets that bind
Mar22

Arrogance perverts the wings that free into nets that bind

As spiritual practitioners, we are like baby birds developing wings – wings that will help raise our...

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