Treat life like a movie that you don’t have to always watch
Oct05

Treat life like a movie that you don’t have to always watch

Suppose we were watching a movie and suddenly discovered that it is a horror movie filled with ghastly scenes. We would naturally…

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Out of sight is out of the mind provided the mind is out of it

“Out of sight is out of mind” is a common saying that embodies a sound principle for self-regulation. For example, if we are…

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Temptation can knock us down, but it can’t knock us out
Jun03

Temptation can knock us down, but it can’t knock us out

In a boxing match, a boxer may be knocked down, but only when the fallen player fails to rise does the knock down become a knock…

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To think we are beyond danger is the greatest danger
May21

To think we are beyond danger is the greatest danger

When a boat is at sea, the danger of a storm exists constantly. If the boater becomes lulled into complacency by, say, the …

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Temptations will come, we don’t have to welcome
May08

Temptations will come, we don’t have to welcome

Seekers sometimes ask, “I am practicing bhakti-yoga seriously, yet I feel tempted by worldly desires. Why is bhakti...

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Don’t just hear the mind – mind what you hear
Mar26

Don’t just hear the mind – mind what you hear

The mind often misdirects our energy. It makes us crave for trivial things or makes us worry about things that haven’t materialized…

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