Anger Management

Anger Management

There are at least 300 books available at your online bookseller dealing with anger. Many of themjust contain pop-culture variety of self-help advice on the dangers of uncontrolled anger. Anger is just one letter short of danger as these experts remind us. Lord...

Win the Real Medal

So much struggle! Winning an Olympic medal, or any other sports championship, is not easy. One has to spend years of rigorous training under an expert coach, go through a strict and regulated diet, maintain a high level of fitness, and perform many such austerities....

Become a Ripe Mango

Unripe mangoes and ripe mangoes — both are mangoes, aren’t they? But no one enjoys eating unripe mangoes — they are sour, sometimes bitter, often detestable. The ripe ones, however, are delicious, juicy and succulent. If the unripe mangoes have to become ripe, all...

The Arrow of Time

Can we reverse the arrow of time?   Many in the past have tried to reverse it, many have tried to keep it stationary, but all of them have failed from Hiranyakashipu to Ravana to modern atheistic scientists. Hiranyakashipu, a demonic king of bygone ages, vainly...

4 Metaphors of Transcendental Knowledge

Academic knowledge provides information of the world, but spiritual knowledge awards us eternal liberation. One of my friends in college was known for his immense general knowledge. He knew the names of all recent Hollywood and Bollywood movies, the actors, directors,...

Krishna An Immoral or Trans-moral God?

Whenever we tell someone that we worship Lord Krishna, they are often taken by surprise: “How can you worship a God that is immoral?” They refer to Krishna’s stealing of the garments of the unmarried women and His dancing with cowherd damsels of Vrindavana. How could...

Queen Kunti’s Amazing Plea

Why an exalted devotee asked Lord Krishna to keep putting her into dangerous situations. Most people worship God with a material motive. As Lord Krishna explains in the Bhagavad-gita (7.16), such people can broadly be classified into four groups: the distressed, the...

The Laws of Bhakti

Far from being a sentimental activity, devotional service is based on well-defined principles that systematically guide a practitioner to ultimate perfection. Discussions about the relationship between science and religion usually end in a stalemate: Scientists accuse...