August 9th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
These lives we live, surrounded by beauty and horror, profound knowledge and pitiful ignorance, are a mystery to us all. To push that truth away with false certainty, falsely derived from either religion or reason, is to miss our most perfect truth
August 6th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
Although I still maintain my conviction and I am forever indebted to those who have helped me along the way, going through two and a half decades of life trials and changes in the association of those I share an intensely purifying and meaningful spiritual relationship with has been my toughest challenge
August 2nd, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
\"Is there an ethical argument in favor of flesh consumption? That is, can a meat-eating human find solid moral ground for her more carnivorous appetites?\"
July 5th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
You are older at this moment than you’ve ever been before, and it’s the youngest you’re ever going to get. The mortality rate is holding at a scandalous 100 percent
May 31st, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
Am I correct in saying that it makes no sense to ask God for anything? Am I correct in saying that the method of asking God for anything is flawed
May 28th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
To be humble like a blade of grass is truly meaningful if one feels the towering presence of a tree standing over. Humble before what? Without feeling a tree’s presence above, humility is only a show, fostering one\'s ego. Let one be humbled before the lotus feet of a Vaishnava
May 14th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
if you stop to think about it, there’s a bit of a disconnect between the pursuit of business enhancements and the purpose for which meditation was originally intended. Gaining competitive advantage on exams and increasing creativity in business weren’t of the utmost concern to Buddha and other early meditation teachers
April 5th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
\"It would seem that expecting people to be convinced by the facts flies in the face of, you know, the facts.\"
January 29th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
After arriving in Nadiya, it was Nitai who started the Gaudiya sampradaya along the Ganga delta. He did so with the help of twelve associates of his own—the dvadasa gopalas. While Gaura had begun his nocturnal school of Krishna sankirtana in the courtyard of Srivasa Thakura, upon his arrival, Nityananda-rama turned the focus from Krishna to Gaura—Gaura Krishna
January 4th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff
He is always with you, but still, He is not with you at all
December 6th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff
\"I was astonished to see him chanting the entire Ratha-yatra chapter from Sri Caitanya-caritamrta continuously from the Jagannatha temple all the way to Gundica.\"
November 20th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff
The feeling of dependence is purifying and humbling and is the foundation for treading the path of saranagati</em