Rama Lila: From Vishnu toward Krishna
March 22, 2018 – 12:33 am | 12 Comments

Rama lila draws us beyond Vaikuntha by speaking to us of the possibility of sakhya, vatsalya, and madhurya even while it does not afford us those opportunities itself. In this way it indirectly points to Krishna lila.

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From Selfishness to Selfless Love of God in Bhagavad-gita’s First Verse
November 27, 2017 – 12:33 am | 8 Comments
From Selfishness to Selfless Love of God in Bhagavad-gita’s First Verse

Krsna and Arjuna discuss dharma from a number of angles, ranging from conventional concepts of dharma, such as karma kanda and varnasrama dharma, to the ultimate dharma, which is love of God, Krsna prema.

The Beauty of Competition and Interdependence
November 23, 2017 – 12:33 am | 4 Comments
The Beauty of Competition and Interdependence

Opposition draws more energy into the work. So, the opposition is not supposed to be minimized but it helps to enhance the energy and carefulness observed by all.

Cultivating Surrender
November 20, 2017 – 2:30 am | 35 Comments
Cultivating Surrender

The feeling of dependence is purifying and humbling and is the foundation for treading the path of saranagati.

False Identity
November 16, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
False Identity