When we feel devotionally weak …
May13

When we feel devotionally weak …

While practicing bhakti, suppose we feel attracted not to Krishna, but to the world’s allurements. Seeing our devotional…

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How can we reach others with our words?
Jul05

How can we reach others with our words?

When we speak with others, how can we make our speech persuasive? By appealing to both their head and their heart.  Such effective…

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Regulate emotion with reason, animate reason with emotion
Apr03

Regulate emotion with reason, animate reason with emotion

Reason and emotion are two of our fundamental human faculties. By reason, we can be orderly, logical, consistent. By emotion,…

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Following scripture centers not on legalistic conformity, but on loving reciprocity
Oct30

Following scripture centers not on legalistic conformity, but on loving reciprocity

When driving through unfamiliar territory, a map guides us. Similarly, during our life-journey, scripture is meant to…

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Exposition enters easiest through an envelope of emotion
Jul20

Exposition enters easiest through an envelope of emotion

The Bhagavad-gita is a treatise of profound philosophical wisdom. And it is also a message of undying spiritual love. Towards…

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Outreach is not just about expression of the truth, but also about impression with the truth
Apr30

Outreach is not just about expression of the truth, but also about impression with the truth

The Bhagavad-gita features Krishna, the Absolute Truth, speaking the Absolute Truth. Krishna’s speaking the Gita could…

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