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“Do your duty until it becomes your joy.” How often do we have to make choices between doing the right thing and doing the easier thing?  My favorite story about doing the right thing which is called dharma in Sanskrit, […]

When that inner voice contradicts the mind’s urges and desires it’s hard to make the difficult and often more rewarding decisions.  “Consciousness sucks!” This is what a friend of mine says. He’s on the spiritual path and sometimes his inner […]

“Do your duty until it becomes your joy.” My favorite story about duty or dharma in Sanskrit (which literally means “right action”) takes place on a battle field. Arjuna, a brave young man has been trained as a warrior. But […]