Tag Archives: attachment

Leaving Home

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged our progress on the Pragmatic Hindu. Life has gotten in the way, not of the progress or the classes, but of the time to sit and reflect and write about them. In fact, we … Continue reading

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little self/Big Self

“As long as we live our lives with a sense of acceptance, as long as we do our duty without any sense of attachment to the results, why do we need to consciously offer our work to God? Why do … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

  It’s been a couple of months since I’ve had the chance to blog. The learning though has gone on unabated. I went to India, spent time with family, was inundated by the sights and sounds and smells and tastes, … Continue reading

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Does God Have a Gender Bias?

Do you have to be born as a man to attain self-realization? Are women by their very gender still at least an entire incarnation away from achieving the ultimate goal? A disturbing thought if you are a woman, but one … Continue reading

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Five Wishes

How can you stop wanting? Is that even humanly possible? We all want something, whether it’s the welfare of our family, or job security, or world peace. Are all desires equally bad? Is craving equality and freedom, for example, as … Continue reading

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Mothers: Passionately Attached or Compassionately Detached?

We talked last week about the conflict we feel as mothers. Our children are our lifeblood, young or old, they are most precious to our hearts. And we agreed that because of this intense attachment, we tend to push, to … Continue reading

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