What we know doesn’t define us as much as what we want to know
May07

What we know doesn’t define us as much as what we want to know

Suppose someone who is in a disaster-hit area knows the path to a safe, prosperous area. Naturally, they will be respected…

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Thinking that thinking is troublesome, is troublesome
May03

Thinking that thinking is troublesome, is troublesome

Some people avoid thinking about life’s big questions such as: “What is life meant for? What happens after death? What really…

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We may be circumstantially distanced from Krishna, but we don’t have to be devotionally deprived of Krishna
Apr30

We may be circumstantially distanced from Krishna, but we don’t have to be devotionally deprived of Krishna

Life sometimes puts us in situations where we don’t get what we want or even need. If we are deprived of material resources…

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Insight comes by catching sight of the link between things already in sight
Apr28

Insight comes by catching sight of the link between things already in sight

Whenever we encounter some especially insightful people, we may wonder, “How do they get such insights?”  Insightfulness…

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The environment is not ours to take or leave, it is ours to make
Apr17

The environment is not ours to take or leave, it is ours to make

We are living in an age of considerable climate change. For the past several centuries, the mainstream cultural ethos was…

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Praying to get our need fulfilled isn’t our need – praying is our need
Apr14

Praying to get our need fulfilled isn’t our need – praying is our need

When we pray to God for something, we may fear, “What if my prayer is not answered? Won’t my faith in God weaken? If God doesn’t…

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