What are we focusing on: connection or contribution?
Mar02

What are we focusing on: connection or contribution?

While practicing bhakti, we may sometimes become discouraged, thinking, “I can’t make any worthwhile contribution.” …

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Whose place are we seeking in devotion: ours or someone else’s?
Mar01

Whose place are we seeking in devotion: ours or someone else’s?

Suppose we see someone speaking Krishna’s message attractively and getting a lot of appreciation and glorification. …

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How faith and doubt can both be used spiritually
Feb27

How faith and doubt can both be used spiritually

A functional car needs to have both an accelerator and a brake. While driving, when we are on the right track, we can press …

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When the tendency to doubt helps
Feb26

When the tendency to doubt helps

In today’s educated circles, doubt is celebrated as an intellectual strength. Whenever thoughtful people encounter …

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How pride can corrupt both faith and doubt …
Feb25

How pride can corrupt both faith and doubt …

We often equate pride with respect-demanding and self-congratulatory hubris. But it can appear much more subtly when …

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What does it mean to know Krishna?
Feb22

What does it mean to know Krishna?

The Bhagavad-gita repeatedly talks about knowing Krishna — those who know him attain his abode (04.09). What does such …

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