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Food for Thought

It isn’t often that the Gita makes me jump from my chair and run to make amends, but this week’s verses delivered such a jolt that I had to take immediate action. It was a Tuesday afternoon and I sat … Continue reading

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Sensory Overload

“Is it wrong to want to experience new things, especially when we may never get the chance to do so again?” A question from one of our members who just returned from a trip to Amsterdam. She shared her internal … Continue reading

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Ego Maniac

This week, we completed Samkhya Yoga, the second chapter of the Gita. As we summed up what we had learned, we recounted the necessary qualities to attain peace. One of them is to relinquish the possessiveness that comes from one’s ego. It … 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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Being Nice vs. Self Sacrifice

“How much is too much when it comes to giving to others? What boundaries should we draw and what should we be willing to put up with?” One of our members raised this very important question last night, one that is … Continue reading

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Fruit Not Included

“We only have the right to work, not to the fruits of our labor? My whole life I’ve assumed that doing good work is good, that hands that serve are better than lips that pray. If doing work with an … Continue reading

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