Four stages in managing desires — Desire Management series 9
Jun22

Four stages in managing desires — Desire Management series 9

To understand how desire management can progress in our inner world, let’s compare it with how people management may progress…

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How to know when desire becomes dangerous? — Desire management series 8
Jun21

How to know when desire becomes dangerous? — Desire management series 8

When we use something powerful like electricity, warning systems such as fuses alert us if electric power starts rising…

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Educated about desires or educated for desires? — Desire management series 7
Jun20

Educated about desires or educated for desires? — Desire management series 7

Suppose we come to know that a pulmonologist died due to chain smoking. Such not atypical news makes us ask: “When they were…

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What’s wrong with desirelessness? — Desire management series 6
Jun19

What’s wrong with desirelessness? — Desire management series 6

Desires often make us do things we regret. On understanding how desires sabotage us, we may seek to become desireless. …

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How desire is both the lock and the key — Desire Management series 5
Jun18

How desire is both the lock and the key — Desire Management series 5

Suppose we are locked in a prison. Suppose further that the lock doubles as a key — say, it is touch locks that if operated expertly…

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Three ways sensual desires imprison us in misery — Desire management series 4
Jun17

Three ways sensual desires imprison us in misery — Desire management series 4

A prison is essentially a place of restriction — a prisoner’s movements are restricted by the prison walls. But if the restrictions…

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