Arrogance keeps us not just in ignorance, but also in ignorance about the extent of our ignorance
Jun20

Arrogance keeps us not just in ignorance, but also in ignorance about the extent of our ignorance

Suppose someone swims in an ocean, knowing that the ocean is so vast that they hardly know anything about it. While swimming,…

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Science is the study of matter, spirituality is the study of what matters
Jun09

Science is the study of matter, spirituality is the study of what matters

We live in an age of science and technology. Technological advancement has increased enormously our knowledge of the world…

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Proving that we are right is not as empowering as probing if we are wrong
Jun05

Proving that we are right is not as empowering as probing if we are wrong

We sometimes think that we know a lot. Yet no matter how much we know, still, what we know is always lesser than what we don’t…

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Spiritual knowledge is meant to make us devotionally fit, not intellectually fat
Jun04

Spiritual knowledge is meant to make us devotionally fit, not intellectually fat

Food nourishes our body, gives us energy and makes us fit to face life’s responsibilities. However, if eaten excessively…

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Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world
Jun02

Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world

If we lack physical nutrition, we have no energy to do anything. We become similarly de-energized when we lack metaphysical…

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The human spirit is too big to stay satisfied within any material cage, however grand
Jun01

The human spirit is too big to stay satisfied within any material cage, however grand

Birds naturally long to fly. Even if kept in the most comfortable cages, they still look for ways to escape into the sky and…

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