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Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 3

Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 3 »

If you notice there’s a subtle, yet powerful principle in play here: be present, now. Srila Prabhupada always lived in the present. A

Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 2

Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 2 »

Srila Prabhupada thus was a perfect, transcendental opportunist, who never missed to score a goal or win a point, even in the most

Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 1

Srila Prabhupada- a sportsman’s attitude – Part 1 »

July 14’ 2019 marks a historical moment in Tennis history when after a five hour epic battle, Novak Djokovic successfully defended his title

Srila Prabhupada’s human teachings – Part 2

Srila Prabhupada’s human teachings – Part 2 »

Later his anger subsided and he shifted to Mr Mahadevia’s house where he was sensitive to his host and his family members. Once

Srila Prabhupada’s human teachings – Part 1

Srila Prabhupada’s human teachings – Part 1 »

Srila Prabhupada challenged us to raise our consciousness – he wanted us to see the larger picture of life that is beyond our

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 4

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 4 »

In our world of tragedies and horrors, we seek to achieve success that’s as fleeting as water on a lotus leaf. Instead, when

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 3

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 3 »

Seeking substance to develop our inner lives

The more things change in this world, the more we need to embrace the changeless within-

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 2

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 2 »

Many intelligent teachers, therefore, seek to connect past literature to modern times; they help students move from the known to the unknown; from

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 1

Is philosophy better than being practical? – Part 1 »

“Keep your eyes on the stars but remember to keep your feet on the ground.”

–    Theodore Roosevelt (President of the USA during the

From Spiritual to being Human – Part 2

From Spiritual to being Human – Part 2 »

Although it’s crucial we don’t drown ourselves in commonplace glooms of this world, to deny them is the other extreme of inauthenticity. It’s

From Spiritual to being Human – Part 1

From Spiritual to being Human – Part 1 »

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.”

          –    Nicholas Sparks (American novelist and screenwriter)

Some time

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 5

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 5 »

Examples from Vedic scriptures

For Bhakti Yoga practitioners, the best part is we have a personal God named Krishna as our best friend

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 4

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 4 »

Some people, especially victims of abuse, are put-off when they hear we need Acceptance to find peace. You could, if you so desire,

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 3

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 3 »

Sounds abstract? Do you wish you could get more clarity?

A case study

During our daily meditation session, my mind wanders. Ironically, this

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 2

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 2 »

You may wonder if he wasn’t aware all these years of the problem harassing him. He surely knew, but before the practice of

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 1

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 1 »

“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”

–    George Orwell (famous English novelist and critic of the early twentieth century)

If you are locked in

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? –  Part 2

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? – Part 2 »

And the result of connecting to my purpose is I got this piece on print. After all, every tree was once upon a

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? –  Part 1

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? – Part 1 »

“Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in the running after swift but synthetic happiness.”

–    A.P.J.Abdul Kalam (an aerospace scientist and former

Do you Contribute more than you Connect? – Part 4

Do you Contribute more than you Connect? – Part 4 »

1.     Observe self without judgment

Notice what you feel and recognize your needs. If you could keep a card that contains a list of

Do you pause to connect? – Part 3 »

If you don’t identify what you want, how will you ever attain it and why does it matter to anyone at all? You

Do you pause to connect? –  Part 2

Do you pause to connect? – Part 2 »

At the age of eighty, Srila Prabhupada traveled, wrote, spoke, corresponded with hundreds of disciples world over, and worked more than twenty hours

Do you pause to connect? –  Part 1

Do you pause to connect? – Part 1 »

“Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.”

–    Anthony de Mello (Indian psychotherapist, spiritual teacher, writer, and a Jesuit

The irony of Happiness – Part 2 »

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”

–    Albert Einstein

Imagine

The irony of Happiness – Part 1

The irony of Happiness – Part 1 »

“The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.”

–         Mike Dooley (Best-selling author, speaker and entrepreneur)

We live at times of

Are you a different person inside? – Part 5 »

Many spiritualists, in their youthful zeal, take lifelong vows, not realizing the hardships involved over time. With advancing age, when the severity of