Tag Archives: detachment

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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The Only One You Can Change…

“If the people we love won’t change for our sake, does that mean that we are not loved enough?” An intense discussion today about getting those around us to behave the way we want them to. It simply isn’t going … 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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Is it Working?

Once in a while, it’s important to stop and see if what we are doing is working. We meet once a week online, we read and discuss the verses, sometimes we argue vehemently over interpretations but at the end of … 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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Letting Go

Lord Krishna says the Atma or soul is indestructible. That it has neither birth nor death. He consoles Arjuna on the battlefield, telling him not to mourn those who die since they are merely giving up one body for another, … Continue reading

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