poems

What Does Atheism Mean

“They say that this world is unreal, that there is no foundation and that there is no God in control. It is produced of sex desire, and has no cause other than lust.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 16.8) Download this episode… Read More ›

Make Everything Yoga

“Be steadfast in yoga, O Arjuna. Perform your duty and abandon all attachment to success or failure. Such evenness of mind is called yoga.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.48) Download this episode (right click and save) योगस्थः कुरु कर्माणि सङ्गं त्यक्त्वा… Read More ›

The Persistence Layer

“It is said in the Vedic literature that innumerable universes issue forth when Maha-Vishnu exhales in His yoga-nidra, and innumerable universes enter His body when He again inhales. We have to imagine that these universes, which, according to our limited… Read More ›

Five People Who Dampen My Enthusiasm

“He quickly becomes righteous and attains lasting peace. O son of Kunti, declare it boldly that My devotee never perishes.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.31) Download this episode (right click and save) क्षिप्रं भवति धर्मात्मा शश्वच्-छान्तिं निगच्छति कौन्तेय प्रतिजानीहि न मे… Read More ›

Five Examples of Svartha

“When your personal and supreme interests can be easily obtained from one place, it is not sensible for you in weakness to beg at the doors of others, O Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 54) Download this episode (right click and save) स्वारथ… Read More ›

As Spotless As The Swan

“The individual soul and the Supersoul are both compared to swans (hamsa) because they are white, or uncontaminated. One swan, however, is superior and is the instructor of the other. When the inferior swan is separated from the other swan,… Read More ›