The cyclicity of the Bhagavad-gita (Appreciating the Gita’s flow 3)
Aug18

The cyclicity of the Bhagavad-gita (Appreciating the Gita’s flow 3)

A well-written book cycles back to the starting point in its ending point. Let’s see how such cyclicity is demonstrated …

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Does devotion transcend ethics? (Ethics & devotion series 7)
Aug01

Does devotion transcend ethics? (Ethics & devotion series 7)

The claim that devotion transcends ethics can strip devotion of all ethical content and strip ethics of all devotional …

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When does devotion exempt us from karmic consequences? (Ethics & devotion series 4)
Jul29

When does devotion exempt us from karmic consequences? (Ethics & devotion series 4)

Does the Bhagavad-gita’s concluding verse (18.66) — the surrendered are protected from karmic consequences —  license…

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Does bhakti make one transcendental to ethics? (Ethics & devotion series 1)
Jul26

Does bhakti make one transcendental to ethics? (Ethics & devotion series 1)

Devotees sometimes believe that their devotion raises them above the jurisdiction of ethical accountability. Technically,…

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How is the concept of dharma universal?
Jun15

How is the concept of dharma universal?

Suppose a person is driving a car on the road — then they are belonging to a whole bigger than themselves: the road transport…

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Let your practices make you a spiritual fruit, not a religious nut
Oct14

Let your practices make you a spiritual fruit, not a religious nut

Religious nuts are those people who in the name of religion become fanatical, irrational, disagreeable. In contrast, …

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