Going beyond a devotee’s externals.

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 12. Jul, 2014 | 4 Comments

We live with devotees who may confuse us with their paradoxes. But who are we to judge them? While doing the needful on the external level to protect ourselves, we need to be careful not to hastily judge them. […]

Western views of celibacy

Posted by in Celibacy Articles on 13. Jan, 2012 | 60 Comments

While reading ‘Clerical Celibacy: The Heritage’ by William E. Phillips, I noted with interest that the Vedic culture had influenced Western thought in more ways than one. And especially on the celibacy front […]