The Spiritual Scientist
Integrating the Scientific method and the Spiritual vision for all-round human growth
Destiny & Karma
Mind & Soul
Yoga & Bhakti
Practical Krishna Consciousness
Science – Vedic
Science – Modern
10.14 – Is spiritual shopping taking the place of spiritual seeking?
03.37 – Red carpet or red light?
18.58 – Krishna offers us shelter, not a hiding place
11.33 – We are never too small to do a big service and never too big to do a small service
02.07 – Are we strong enough to admit that we are not strong enough?
07.26 – Might we be blocking the progress of a work in progress?
16.09 – Why sentence ourselves to meaninglessness, purposelessness and joylessness?
15.10 – How can we pursue that which we don’t perceive?
10.10 – Love is the ultimate knowledge – and is the way to the ultimate knowledge
03.07 – Is nothing the place where something is hiding?
02.08 – Losing our way to find our way
06.32 – Let’s learn to laugh with others, not laugh at others
17.16 – Satisfaction is not just a condition but also a choice
04.17 – Should we be happy when we are happy?
17.19 – True austerity is supplicative not manipulative
14.12 – Are we mistaking an inner lacking for an outer lacking?
13.23 – Are we conscious that Krishna is conscious of us?
05.22 – The false currency that keeps us trading in the stock exchange of illusion
15.09 – Might a 20/20 vision lead to blindness?
04.11 – Might we be protecting our heart from Krishna instead of for Krishna?
06.24 – Let’s guard our consciousness the way we guard our homes
18.65 – Realization comes by riveting to the relationship, not the ritual
16.02 – When we best serve Krishna by keeping out of his business
03.26 – Might we be burning the very bridge that we want others to cross?
05.22 – Are we mistaking the red signal to be the green signal?
08.07 – “Now and then” or “from now on”?
02.64 – Are we mistaking the lifeline to be a handcuff?
16.17 – Is our religion a sanctuary for the soul or a gymnasium for the ego?
Are our desires locking us into a world of frustration or releasing us into the world of fulfillment?
04.38 – Seek pleasure in the pursuit of meaning, not meaning in the pursuit of pleasure
09.30 – What defines us as devotees is not how we fall, but how we rise
10.10 – Invest emotion to relish transformation
02.14 – Imprisoned by circumstances, liberated by consciousness
05.11 – The balance between “matter alone matters” and “matter doesn’t matter”
02.13 – Do we recognize that we haven’t recognized ourselves?
12.13 – Love that is too big to allow room for hatred in the heart
12.07 – Are we holding on to a straw instead of a lifeline?
02.30 – Break the wall that blocks the path from the past to the future
10.41 – Krishna is Krishna’s best blessing
06.22 – Stability and maturity that takes us beyond adversity
04.19 – Are we mistaking the causal to be casual?
16.9 – Why put faith in faithlessness?
16.13-14 – Our convictions are far more important than our possessions
09.31 – When the Absolute Truth doesn’t speak the absolute truth
10.08 – Bring the momentum of emotion into the moment of meditation
12.10 – If we can’t offer our heart to Krishna, then we can offer what’s in our heart to Krishna
15.19 – The best direction for the motion of emotion
06.06 – When the mind tempts us to play the victim game
12.19 – Belonging that leads to blissful being
18.58 – When Krishna doesn’t understand…
18.56 – The summit that reaches down to the trenches
18.38 – Are we drinking poison to quench thirst?
18.22 – Are we meant to be characters in a cartoon show?
18.66 – Love values, but value love more
18.66 – Religion is meant for God; God is not meant for religion
15.15 – Nothing can separate us from the infinite love of the infinite
02.08 – When we find ourselves in trouble, do we also find ourselves?
12.18-19 – Bad times test our faith – and so do good times
15.15 – Krishna is responsive; we are responsible
02.15 Are we rejecting the eternal because the temporary has rejected us?
09.02 – Let reason be our minister, not our master
09.10 – Accidents are no accidents
02.27 – Watching TV while a cobra comes to bite?
16.24 – Scriptural study strengthens the intelligence, stabilizes the mind and sustains the heart
03.41 – Pause is not inaction but action
04.04 – The call to faith is for focusing, not forsaking, of intelligence
08.07 – Are we changing the world or is the world changing us?
04.11 – When strengths make us weak and weaknesses make us strong
13.08 – Are we letting knowledge steal our humility?
15.10 – Blinded and addicted or illumined and liberated?
04.42 – Are we putting too much faith in doubt?
15.03 – Sharpen the head, ripen the heart
05.23 – The way to transcendence is through tolerance not indulgence
05.18 – Gita wisdom frees humanity from speciesism
02.11 – Learning begins with unlearning
02.38 – A package in which the best and the worst aren’t bound together
17.15 – When self-righteousness obscures rightness…
03.39 – Are we mistaking torture to be pleasure?
02.22 – Have we become the slaves of our clothes?
02.67 – Detect the storm of temptation when it is still a blip
09.31 – Transcend the labor pains of devotion through loving anticipation
12.09 – Aspire not for feelings but for relationship
16.04 – Are we trying to control without because of being uncontrolled within?
05.21 – The road that turns into a roadblock
18.66 – The bond that sets us free
02.44 – Are riches cutting us off from the richness of life?
06.26 – Parent the childlike mind by being vigilant and diligent
12.10 – Krishna wants our presence more than our presents
12.20 – Devotion is the switch that activates our dormant virtues
18.57 – Fighting vices is like fighting weeds: we are always slightly behind
04.11 – To get devotion in our life, let’s put life in our devotion
18.76 – Love of words in the words of love
14.23 – Be consciousness-conscious
06.35 – Bind the blind mind
12.12 – Renunciation is not deprivation but emancipation
17.14 – Differences that make a real difference – and differences that don’t
03.26 – Standards are for inspiration not condemnation
02.06 – Our problems introduce us to ourselves
06.06 – The mind is not just a liar but also a traitor
18.73 – The sacrifice of life, the life of sacrifice
12.13 – Be grateful for everything we can live without
10.41 – The truth of beauty, the beauty of truth
13.12 – Is education changing the teacher within?
13.11 – Are we mistaking solitude to be loneliness?
16.09 – Emptiness, Loneliness, Pointlessness
06.05 – Is it human nature to want to transcend human nature?
12.13 – Are we praying for others or preying on others?
12.04 – The enlightened vision and the benevolent disposition
15.15 – No time to learn the language of faith?
10.11 – Devotional service is the arena to become lost and found
18.04 – Don’t massage or pinch the false ego; pat it onwards
16.09 – A talk that no one walks
10.09 – Are we bandaging an infected wound without cleaning it?
18.38 – The human talent for misery
16.04 – Is the knife cutting to heal or to wound?
03.43 – Keeping our skeptical antenna on high alert
02.69 – Might we be running in the right direction on the wrong train?
12.09 – Map changes – and change maps
15.07 – Playing God or playing with God?
05.22 – The heaven that turns out to be hell
16.02 – What we speak about others speaks about us
18.48 – Forgive the unavoidable, avoid the unforgivable
16.16 – Are we living our life at the center or at the periphery?
08.07 – Let our potentials – not our problems – define us
03.16 – When comforts become ends, life becomes a dead end
06.24 – Are we placing in the treasury that which belongs to the dustbin?
12.07 – Go beyond the beyond
15.15 – Is the noise without muting the voice within?
05.22 – Long in shadow, short in substance
14.11 – Are we clearing the inner fog?
16.11 – Filling our mind, emptying our pocket, starving our heart – is this progress?
06.06 – When the mind throws sand into our eyes…
17.09 – Are we courting suffering with the tongue?
06.40 – On decreasing our emotional distance from the truth
01.28 – Transforming a battlefield into a classroom
16.10 – The great achievement of materialism
15.11 – When will the over-estimate be over?
18.58 – Are we seeking counsel from our fears instead of from Krishna?
06.18 – Is the body a playground for passion or a temple for devotion?
03.21 – Why not model the desired example instead of desiring the model example?
16.09 – Are we being fooled into giving ourselves a collective pat on the back?
01.29 – Might our worst fear point to our best hope?
13.08 – How an accountability vacuum can suck our devotion
18.37 – Be cruel to be kind
18.58 – The blows that break the shell of our isolation from Krishna
17.16 – How long will we hide ourselves from ourselves?
02.58 – Are we trying to move up while looking down?
02.62-63 – Are we sending our intelligence on a vacation?
13.28 – We see not by staring but by hearing
04.36 – The power that supersedes nature, nurture and culture
03.41 – The mental avatar of AIDS
02.11 – Are we using religion as a cloak instead of as an armor?
13.09 – When it requires courage to be afraid
16.11 – Is our culture preventing us from growing up?
09.10 – The incomprehensible comprehensibility and the comprehensible incomprehensibility of the universe
12.08-12 – Navigating our way between the ideal and the real
05.21 – We can’t reach new planets without leaving the earth
18.33 – Increasing willpower – The only way and the best way
03.41 – Where is the glory in a backdoor victory over attachments?
05.25 – Are we like doctors who give medicines to everyone except themselves?
07.14 – We are our own devils
03.30 – Better to be exhausted than rusted
13.08 – How humility boosts our self-esteem…
14.24 – We are just extras in others’ plots
05.20 – When life makes us emotionally seasick…
02.56 – When neither the summits nor the valleys matter…
15.10 – Is our sight causing us to lose sight?
06.05 – When a salesperson knocks at the inner door…
16.16 – Why life seems so complex…
18.45 – Ending the perpetual u-turns in our quest for happiness
06.17 – Plans may not work, but planning works
15.07 – Are we trying to live someone else’s life?
03.36 – Spiritual culture is the bridge from hypocrisy and perversity to purity
17.02 – On the value of judgments and the judgment of values
02.52 – Untrue ways of being true to oneself
10.08 – Krishna is not just God; he is my God
15.07 – Let us long to belong
09.33 – The world is in a mess – as usual
14.06 – Why is morning the best time for spiritual activities?
14.26 – The unemotional emotionality of the Gita
12.19 – Do we have our own inner sanctuary?
10.05 – Why are we half-trusting Krishna?
09.27 – Let Krishna permeate, pervade and possess our heart
07.06 – From the reality of nature to the nature of reality
06.05 – Are we falling for the mind’s “no time” trick?
04.17 – Ask not “Why this?” but “How now?”
02.19 – Are we giving death more than its due quota?
06.16 – Beyond Captivity to Futility and Utility
15.18 – Enlightenment that is universal, beneficial and non-imitable
18.37 – Conviction and purification take us from the poison to the nectar
06.08 – Happiness comes not by the stocking of information but the flowing of service
07.23 – Be not fanatical but fanatically focused
04.36 – Are we blaming the sinking of the boat on gravity?
15.07 – Why pursue pleasure in a prison of protoplasm?
07.04 – Ahankara = aham + car
06.21 – When attention seems like detention…
03.41 – Are we pinching a sleeping tiger?
02.41 – A business that is more serious than business
13.09 – Understanding comes by going beyond visible specifics to invisible universals
18.58 – Hunted, haunted – transcended
10.8 – Why think about Krishna?
07.16 – Bringing and keeping Krishna on our curiosity radar
15.5 – Divorcing our longest and worst life-partner
02.44 – Are my attachments holding me or am I holding my attachments?
02.16 – Are we eternalizing the present?
02.58 – Training ourselves to avoid mental potholes
02.68 – Are we using technology or are we being used by technology?
10.9 – What is Krishna’s place in our secret life?
10.10 – Transform disappointment into his-appointment
02.38 – The world is a station, not a destination
14.23 – Navigating the troughs of our consciousness
16.09 – Materialism is wrong and wrongheaded
07.16 – Digging the grave of materialism – functional and fanatical
09.26 – Devotion is Krishna’s appetizer
10.14 – When the shadow of scripture claims to be its light…
06.20 – Is “there are no absolute truths” an absolute truth?
13.05 – A call to visionary obedience
13.35 – What is the medium through which we experience the world?
05.24 – Materialism centers on gaining; spirituality centers on regaining
13.08 – Accept but don’t expect respect
09.02 – Bhakti is not just cultural or historical but also universal and eternal
08.19 – Material existence: Linear progress or cyclic process?
05.21 – Does our pleasure have to cost others misery?
01.10 – What went wrong with the great materialist dream?
08.15 – Is paradise something we will create or something we were created into?
09.14 – See spiritual advancement in overall dedication not ritual specialization
12.08-10 – Locating ourselves on the Gita’s ladder of love
03.39 – Sex is extraordinarily ordinary
04.24 – Is the material life of devotees spiritual?
08.07- Striking a deal between the extraordinary and the ordinary
16.18 – Hell is not meant to cause us suffering but to save us from suffering
07.03 – Our spirituality is a specialty, not an abnormality
10.18 – The goal of spiritual knowledge is not just discovery but also recovery
11.32 – A Sage Look at Time Management
09.13 – How the small soul becomes great…
16.23 – The obnoxious is obnoxious because it is noxious
02.61 – Blunt the desire for enjoyment with engagement
18.63 – Don’t give up the intelligence; go beyond the intelligence
11.32 – The present is all that we have – and all that we will ever have
2.63 – The mad mind’s dietary priority: Never eat anything first except the head
12.07 – What are the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves?
13.23 – Spiritual enforcement can reach where legal enforcement can’t
02.69 – Might we be hitting the bull’s eye of the wrong target?
18.73 – When relevance becomes irrelevant…
04.42 – Why is the sword sleeping in the hand?
18.40 – Beyond Denial and Dismissal to Determination
18.32 – When the conscience is dumbed and numbed and dumped…
04.09 – Are we giving ourselves permission to love Krishna?
04.10 – Not just another worldview, but another world to view.
12.15 – Gita wisdom is explicitly descriptive and implicitly prescriptive
18.76 – Are our thoughts impoverishing or enriching us?
09.32 – Bhakti enfranchises everyone – even those disenfranchised by conventional religiosity
Announcement – Gita daily and QA will continue
10.09 – Happiness is always a byproduct, never a product
09.33 – The loose ends never end
02.66 – Are we getting the happiness sequence right?
04.09 – Might we be worshiping a false god?
10.41 – Worldly beauty agitates, dissatisfies, pollutes; Krishna’s beauty pacifies, cleanes
02.03 – What we do reflects on what we do
02.48 – Put the world out of the equation
18.66 – The Gita is Categorical and Rhetorical
02.61 – Are we winning the misery championship with our eyes?
18.70 – Veneration, comprehension, application, transformation: The four stages in our relationship with the Gita
13.32 – How the world sees us is not as important as how we see the world
12.06 – When we do what we can do, Krishna helps us to do what we can’t do
15.10 – The eye to see the I
10.14 – See eye-to-eye with Krishna to gain an enlightened eye and an enlivened I
10.18 – The Bhagavad-gita is infinitely pregnant with wisdom
02.22 – We are dressed by and for our desires
08.16 – Double Empowerment for Destination Eternity
16.15 – Weary, dreary, scary – Isn’t there a better life?
06.08 – What does seeing stone and gold equally mean?
07.15 – Are needles determining our needs?
03.30 – Expecting the default to change by default is a dangerous fault
18.58 – Let’s not tell Krishna how big our problems are; let’s tell our problems how big Krishna is
04.39 – Faith bridges the distance between scriptural revelation and personal realization
04.35 – Are we outsourcing our thinking?
03.26 – Do not make a virtue out of alienating people
04.34 – Tap HIS grace by Humbleness, Inquisitiveness and Service-mindedness
13.22: Might we be human silkworms?
18.55 – Claiming that the unknown is unknowable is claiming to know the unknown
09.10: Why attraction to the supernatural is natural…
13.10-11: Inner resonance leads to outer coherence
13.09 – Suspended between the unknowable and the unavoidable
10.09 – “Live for the moment?” But does the moment live for me?
02.44: Endless nibbling at the tastes of this world dulls our taste for Krishna
03.32: Spiritual advancement comes not by defining, but by refining
02.28 – Did nothing in life prepare you for life?
16.15 – We cannot get pure devotion by mere donation
03.39: When the heat hits…
04.38 – Patience is not apathy, but humility
03.41: It is never too late – and it is already too late
18.76: The two wonders of Gita wisdom
04.39 – The devotional chain reaction of faith and knowledge
07.19: Simple-heartedness is not simple-mindedness
05.22: Go down the horror lane of memory
18.42: Shun senselessness or shun the senseless mind
02.62-63: A tiny crack, a mighty crash
18.57 – Krishna-thoughts are soothing, satisfying, strengthening and sublimating
06.25: The mind may stray away; let it not stay away
18.58: If no time for meditation, then time for frustration
04.02: From the love of power to the power of love
13.12: When lifestyle gets in the way of living….
08.07: Let’s make our Krishna-connection our steering wheel, not our spare wheel
13.08: Resting on our laurels? No resting! Not our laurels!
14.13: Insanity is not compulsory
02.41: The first thing, the main thing, the only thing
05.10: From touch-me-not to touched-me-not
15.06: Life in the spiritual world is not an eternity of daytime television
15.20: Peeling the Cosmic Onion
02.16: Checked, but never checkmated
06.44: Haunted by happiness
18.22: The monomania of machines, mechanistic thinking and mechanical behavior
05.22: Be restrained to avoid being strained
02.69: Is the social mirror making a fool out of us?
07.15: Is the donkey the role model of the Gita?
04.08 – Let’s not reduce Krishna to a cosmic constable.
16.15: Is the purpose of eating to get fatter?
12.19: An inner drive that is beyond cheers and jeers.
15.11: The material pleasure-seeker is non-material
10.10: Fidelity, Flexibility, Felicity.
10.11: Gita wisdom acts as a personalized mirror for reflection (pun intended)
08.07: Bhakti takes us beyond the naughty and the knotty.
02.67: The morning is for mooring our heart to Krishna.
04.02: The harmony of the sword and the word.
02.40: Today’s medals will be tomorrow’s baubles.
13.08: Hubris is the recipe for debris.
15.07: Might we ourselves be the aliens?
18.67: What are our thoughts giving us: frustration or jubilation?
15.05: Tried, tired – and retired
18.54: Comparison: The futile pastime of the mind
14.06: The vice of the wise
05.21: Happiness through a perpetual tickling machine?
06.22: When life tornadoes and torpedoes us…
07.25: We can’t violate Krishna’s rights
03.16: Take exception to the hope for an exception
16.10: When style violates sense, style deserves to be violated
17.15: Are our words acting as windows or as walls?
03.43:The mind traps us materially and trips us spiritually
11.55: Are we treating Krishna as an optional filler in our life?
15.07: Beware of the spiritual masquerade of the false ego
09.33: Seek not a problem-free life, but a purpose-filled life
02.44: Allowing temptations in the consciousness is like allowing dust in the carburetor
04.10: Loving Krishna is a challenge that only the best are privileged to have
02.59: Is our self-mastery determination’s feat or devotion’s fruit?
14.06: Who is getting our prime time?
18.73: Krishna’s message paves the way for his ultimate miracle
06.05: Treat the mind’s promises with a bucketful of salt
10.18: Relish the ultimate feast of the heart
09.13: Fasting is an opportunity to sacrifice not just the evil, but also the good for Krishna
09.14: Focus on not fasting from food but feasting on Krishna
10.41: “So much, O Krishna, do I long for you”
06.26: Change of values is a more reliable parameter of inner life than change of desires
01.14: Krishna is a God who respects human intelligence and individuality
02.15: When life doesn’t make sense…
05.21: We don’t have to labor under unquestioned and questionable assumptions
13.34: Subordinate the empirical and the rational to the scriptural
02.62-63: What we hold mentally holds us mentally
13.08-12: Information is not enough in formation of character
06.27: We deserve a break – from the mind
06.28: The new life outside begins with the new life inside
02.58: Titillating the senses ends in all pain, no gain
03.43: Why do our resolutions crash between takeoff and landing?
06.25: Am I convinced that the prize exceeds the price?
14.10: Beyond indecision and indiscretion to introspection and inspiration
07.03 – Relish a thrilling, fulfilling, unifying awareness
06.08: Study makes us steady and sturdy
14.26: If we wait for inspiration, we are waiters, not worshipers
15.07: Go Beyond the External – and the Internal
11.32: When the clock ticks and tricks…
13.22: Processing the Raw Material of Reality into the Finished Product of Realization
05.29: Don’t Turn Your Back to the World; Raise Your Eyes Beyond the World
06.33-36: Our Days of Cowering to the Mind are Over
05.21: Renunciation is not un-ambitious, but super-ambitious
03.41: Are we watching what we watch?
02.69: “Who am I?”or “What is my?”
08.15: Are we shooting the messenger instead of pondering the message?
02.62-63: Are we the Cheerleaders of Our Mind?
03.39: Oblivious – LI = Obvious
12.19: What is the Home of Our Thoughts?
10.11: The Light that brings Lightness
18.36: Are we waiting for a holy cloud to form around our heads?
07.11: Might we be devaluing sex by glamorizing it?
15.15: Block out the Blackout
02.69: Are we shrinking our options for happiness?
12.09: Are we mistaking the goal to be the fuel?
06.06: The mind is predictably dangerous and dangerously unpredictable
10.34: A Disaster Movie in Slow Motion
06.30 – Devotion implies meditation independent of location
13.14-15: Philosophical Banana Peels
07.16: Breaks that are much more than brakes
08.07 – Scared of the Sacred?
16.12: Are we wasting our desires?
18.38: Material Letdown and Spiritual Breakdown: The Twin Troubles of Transgression
10.08: The Gita Shows the Route to the Root
16.09-10: The Earthbound are Dearth-bound
06.05: Who will save me from me?
02.11-2.30: A dramatic and majestic expansion of our conception of life
07.08: Rumble, Grumble, Tumble? Or Humble?
02.16: Be Intense, not Tense
09.02: Conformation brings confirmation
02.44: Chemical highs cheat us of spiritual highs
18.76-77: Meditation is not a dulling duty, but a thrilling opportunity
09.33: The discovery of the democracy of misery
10.08: Knowledge about Krishna is not for pooling, but for pulling
16.16 – Are possibilities paralyzing us?
03.39: Slick about sin or sick about sin?
04.35: Loving the unlovable is the characteristic of God – and the character of the godly
09.14: A Prize Beyond the Palliative of Peace
18.63: Krishna walks with us, but not for us
04.09: The Mystery of Avatara: The Descent and the Scent of Love
02.68: Catch the eye, catch the I
13.16: Adept to adopt and adapt
07.15: Is our intelligence building a wall or a bridge?
06.25: Glue the mind to meditation, not mediation
10.10: Emotional liquidity that is above, not below, intellectual solidity
10.41: Our heart deserves more than a consolation prize
09.02: Bhakti makes the spiritual journey a joyful journey
13.10-11: Let’s make our memory our treasury
15.07: To be apart or to be a part?
10.34: Is the immediate encroaching on the ultimate?
03.21: The Gita lives through those who live the Gita
18.63: The Gita transforms the head into a runway for the heart
16.08: Are we becoming a society of materialistic fanatics?
14.17: Beyond rapidity and vapidity to clarity and serenity
02.23: Can’t set things right? See things right
02.60: The way to say “No” is to say “Yes”
09.11: Avoid a void
16.21-22: Are mental parasites sucking our energy?
09.10: Fantastic? Yes. Fantasy? No.
11.04: Pride demands and blames, humility begs and waits
14.13: Are we being dulled and lulled?
09.13-14: Transforming our heart into a garden blossoming with the flowers of love
03.36: When our impulses hold our values hostage…
06.22: Happiness: Three unworthy Us vs one worthy U
09.18: Krishna is a coach, not a critic
18.58: True to oneself or true tool to one’s self?
16.09: When ignorance seeks to fly with intellectual wings…
06.36: Conquer Provocative Mind with Evocative Mantra
07.15: Are we violating our own human rights?
06.06: The mind can impel, not compel
07.24: When excess makes a good thing worse than bad…
07.14: The Merciless Microscope of Maya
02.44: When spiritual life seems dry and tasteless….
08.20: Death is a nightmare from which we have the power to wake up
15.18: Our Choice: Infinite Longings or Longing for the Infinite?
13.08: Humiliation is false ego frustrated, humility is false ego rejected
06.44: How long will we run away from Krishna?
16.03: Searching for the villain can’t help us in finding the hero
07.19 – Krishna is everything, but everything is not Krishna
14.12: Desire the worthy, not the trendy
03.36: A game that we can’t win and can’t quit
03.41: Response to Temptation: Welcome Tune or Alarm Bell?
09.30-31: Krishna’s love is unconditional yet conditional
09.14: Love is in the SOUND
05.22: FIT intelligence immunizes us to illusion
10.41: The Sense, the Nonsense and the Trans-Sense of Worldly Mania
18.64-65: Love that doesn’t appoint to DIS-appoint
15.12-14: Matters that matter more than matter
04.02: Not turning back the clock, but turning on the compass
15.15: Krishna is ever-waiting, ever-willing and ever-working
15.10: “Seeing is believing” is an insult to human intelligence
10.33: Time expresses Krishna’s tough love
03.32: Krishna is attained not by playing with the intellect but by striving with the will
05.21: Why give up the ocean for a drop?
07.26: The logic-free logic of love
04.09: Bridging the valley between amusing and amazing
12.13: Loving as much as our heart longs
18.32: Rationalize = Rational + lies: Glamorizing lewdness as “boldness”
03.43: Dwell, Desire, Decide, Degrade – No! Discriminate
16.04: Pride (P + Ride) takes us on a Perilous Ride
04.02: The Original Originality of the Gita
17.15: Memorizing scripture doesn’t burden our head; it unburdens our heart
02.42-43: When materialism dons a religious costume
02.29: Life’s amazing secret
15.12-15: Krishna is not just somewhere out there; he is also close by in here
18.58: With Krishna, we flourish; without Krishna, we perish
06.05: Did I change my mind or did my mind change me?
14.22: Could our feelings be not our feelings?
03.37: The Black Hole of Lust
07.24: Those who desire to be fused are confused
02.16: Rooted in the unchanging, branching into the changing
02.44: Attachments steal our freedom of thought
18.66: Surrender is not about giving up, but about going up
09.29: Krishna is impartially partial
02.64: Am I free to choose my definition of enjoyment?
04.01: Krishna’s immortal legacy for all of us
10.10: The Gita provides not just eyes, but also wings
06.30: Reality is more fascinating than what we have been allowed to believe
16.17: All bluff, no stuff – “Isn’t that enough?”
18.73 – An intellectual adventure with an emotional climax
15.10: The self-imposed misfortune of trusting the untrustworthy
16.08-09: The immaterial is not immaterial
06.32: Retreat within to treat without
13.16: When Krishna seems far away….
05.22 – The pleasure that is pregnant with suffering
18.58: Our fear of insignificance traps us in insignificance
16.11: Cry, Vie, Lie, Die, Fie – Tie
05.29: Krishna’s ways: Not always pleasant, but always benevolent
05.29: Don’t romanticize or demonize the world; utilize it to realize Krishna
14.10: Why self-help doesn’t help…
18.33-35: Gita insights for New Year resolutions
07.16 – Not just survival value but also value to survival
02.17: Is that me?
18.73: Questioning our questions
18.37: Lack of devotional appetite is natural yet unnatural
15.18: Krishna is realer than reality
18.55: Familiarity is not understanding
08.07 – The dynamic interplay of the ‘here’ and the ‘hereafter’
03.06: Spend Quality Time with God
18.78: The Gita guarantees ultimate success
18.73: From “Is God with me?” to “Am I with God?”
04.07: My message of love, Will you ban?
16.07-20: The Bhagavad-gita is open-minded, not empty-minded
13.09: Reclaiming Immortality: The Concern is the Lack of Concern
02.16: Value change, but don’t change values
02.11: Beyond lamentation to love
13.08: Humility opens the door to wisdom
03.34: We are products, but not prisoners of our past
09.30-31: Love not just ideal people, but also real people
03.16: Ever Visible, Never Experiencable
09.22: Reforming Our Priorities
02.70: Ever Flowing, Never Flooding – The Dynamics of Inner Peace
11.32: History is His-story
16.02: Finding the fault of faultfinding
02.07: Let’s stop serving God as advisors
04.35: Not just Believing, but Belonging
18.65: The Bhagavad-gita enthrones the path of love
01.46 – The Genius of the Bhagavad-gita
06.20-23: Going Beyond the Reach of Misery
What does prayer do? ()
08.07: Bhakti integrates our emotional and rational faculties
Happiness results not just from the state of mind, but the state of being ()
05.23: Tolerance is the stopper between temptation and transgression
09.22: If we can worry, we can meditate
Hurry Worry Sorry ()
09.10: Why give up when we can grow up?
Not length of life, but depth of love ()
02.66-67: Ending our history of dissatisfaction
18.37: The Secret of Enlightened Enjoyment
11.33: From mission impossible to mission unstoppable
02.14-16: Concerned but not disturbed by change
Neither doctrine, nor ritual, but love affair ()
Krishna Consciousness – From Death to Deathlessness ()
Krishna Consciousness – Our Love-hungry Heart ()
Krishna Consciousness – Meaning for the Head ()
02.42-43: Are we mixing up our means and our ends?
10.10: Transform pains and strains into gains
18.64: When demoralized, let’s turn to the Bhagavad-gita
Time is irrecoverable and unstorable ()
The cutting edge of discrimination ()
When the good seems better than the best ()
13.22: Ending our divorce with reality
Self-denial opens the door to self-fulfillment ()
16.24: Look for the right lighthouse
The Tormentor of the Tormentors of the Mind ()
18.25: A moment of indulgence, a lifetime of repentance
The Treasure of the Pauper ()
Why does Krishna allow material adversities in the lives of his devotees? ()
17.15: Thoughtless words can inflict cureless wounds
02.62-63: Whatever catches our attention catches us
10.41: Destruction by distraction
Our values are our real valuables
The Spiritual Scientist