Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Gardener and the Glass

In one of our sessions, we read about the nature of the Atma, and how important it is to recognize that all creatures, every living thing, is an embodiment of that Atma. The Atma, according to the Gita, is indestructible, … Continue reading

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Kama, Artha, Dharma, Moksha

Hinduism outlines the hierarchy of values pretty clearly. All of these human urges, for pleasure, for wealth, for justice and for liberation are condoned, but like Maslow’s heirarchy of needs, the higher urges cannot come into being without the lower … Continue reading

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To Be Fearless

Lord Krishna exhorts Arjuna to be fearless. Some of us were surprised by the idea that fearlessness is considered the most important factor in spiritual progress. We talked about how most religious teachings stress moral piety, cleanliness of mind and … Continue reading

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