Stop resenting your struggles, start habituating yourselves to them – and they will start hurting less
May12

Stop resenting your struggles, start habituating yourselves to them – and they will start hurting less

Whenever we have to do something difficult, be it physical such as push-ups or intellectual such as complicated assignments…

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Sensual pleasure feels fine, but it comes with a fine
Oct16

Sensual pleasure feels fine, but it comes with a fine

Youths often like to drive their bikes superfast, way above the speed limit. They get a thrill when they feel the wind whistling…

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Fear not the loss of sensual pleasure – fear the loss of spiritual pleasure
Jul17

Fear not the loss of sensual pleasure – fear the loss of spiritual pleasure

We don’t like to lose things. If a choice entails some loss, we recoil from it. Such recoiling can make us miss out on choices…

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Digging for gold requires dealing with dirt
Oct21

Digging for gold requires dealing with dirt

Few activities captivate the human imagination as much as the hope of finding underground gold. However, such fantasies…

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Even if bhakti is not joyful, it is still fruitful
Oct04

Even if bhakti is not joyful, it is still fruitful

When we hear scriptural descriptions about the immense, intense bliss of bhakti, we may get the question, “Is this for…

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Let dreams be a spur for action, not a substitute for them
Apr25

Let dreams be a spur for action, not a substitute for them

We often dream of improving things. Among all species, we humans have the distinctive, even unique, capacity to dream of…

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