intoxication

Anartha Nivritti

“The work of a man who is unattached to the modes of material nature and who is fully situated in transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.23) Download this episode (right click and save) It is said… Read More ›

Purifying Through Presence

“My having glanced at the wives of others sleeping in their home will certainly do a great harm to my virtue.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 11.37) para dāra avarodhasya prasuptasya nirīkṣaṇam || idam khalu mama atyartham dharma lopam kariṣyati… Read More ›

From Drug to Devotee

“In the Kali Yuga, Shri Rama’s holy name is like a kalpataru that gives full refuge and auspiciousness. By remembering that name, Tulsidas has transformed from bhang into tulasi.” (Dohavali, 11) nāmu rāma ko kalapataru kali kalyāna nivāsu| jo sumirata… Read More ›

Full Sobriety

“When one’s intelligence, mind, faith and refuge are all fixed in the Supreme, then one becomes fully cleansed of misgivings through complete knowledge and thus proceeds straight on the path of liberation.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 5.17) “I can drink you… Read More ›

Intoxication

“An intelligent person does not take part in the sources of misery, which are due to contact with the material senses. O son of Kunti, such pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise man does not… Read More ›

A Sober Man

“As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.21) The… Read More ›