Envy targets the envied, but torments the envious
Feb18

Envy targets the envied, but torments the envious

Envy is the inner dark tendency that makes us miserable at others’ successes, that impels us to drag them down and plot …

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When the ego says go, tell the ego to go
Aug17

When the ego says go, tell the ego to go

When someone disagrees with us, especially someone we expected would obey us unquestioningly, our ego flares up. It goads…

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The ego shifts our focus in “I am so fallen” from “fallen” to “I”
Jun13

The ego shifts our focus in “I am so fallen” from “fallen” to “I”

Usually, the ego afflicts us with megalomania, making us believe that we are far greater than what we actually are. But when…

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Ego is not the problem – false ego is
Apr07

Ego is not the problem – false ego is

In normal parlance, ‘ego’ refers to arrogance and carries negative connotations. The Bhagavad-gita uses its Sanskrit…

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What characterizes civilization is not the presence of comforts, but the purification of consciousness
Aug19

What characterizes civilization is not the presence of comforts, but the purification of consciousness

Many people consider as civilized societies that have comforts such as cars, cellphones and computers. Societies without…

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