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Apr 30, 2023

Chaitanya Charan, a prolific author and speaker on Bhakti and Bhagavad-gita speaks with Kaustubha on two ends of a spectrum in spiritual practice - immersive/world-rejecting on one end, and inclusive/world affirming on the other, and the need to find the right balance.

Apr 29, 2023

How to explain Bhakti to Orthodox Jews? / Where does a queer man find a Bhakti community?

Apr 28, 2023

the true joy in life: being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one – instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy" - George Bernard Shaw / we need a purpose to wake up for everyday / the Bhakti...

Apr 27, 2023

Bob Dylan on how we are bombarded by insulting and humiliating “wonder bread” music / are we insulting our true self? / although the universe may temporarily appear to be the truth, it ultimately has no real existence / nondual knowledge is the ultimate truth / nondual knowledge as Brahman, Paramatma and Bhagavan


Apr 26, 2023

spiritual knowledge well applied facilitates social justice (rather than bypassing / seeing the world as illusion (spiritual perspective) grants relief from suffering / the world’s a mess - water the root, not every leaf / this life is just a blip / our bodily existence is as unreal as the physical manifestation of...