How God’s love is both universal and particular
May10

How God’s love is both universal and particular

God loves us — this is the common teaching of the world’s theistic traditions. And this teaching is expanded in the bhakti…

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How Krishna is much bigger than our understanding of Krishna

Krishna may be thought by some as as an image in a temple or as a historical figure. Gita wisdom reveals how he is actually a …

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We are already in God’s embrace
Mar11

We are already in God’s embrace

How we conceive God determines how we relate with him. If we conceive of him as a being who exists far away, high in the sky, …

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Understanding the relationship between love and freedom
Mar09

Understanding the relationship between love and freedom

Love is founded in freedom: Suppose a boy proposes to a girl saying, “I love you. Will you marry me?” Suppose she declines.…

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How Krishna’s relationship with us differs from our relationship with him
Mar08

How Krishna’s relationship with us differs from our relationship with him

The Bhagavad-gita’s conclusion contains a disarming declaration: Krishna is determined to love us (18.64: ishto ‘si …

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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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