Living In The Material World

An Aghori monk with his kapala, a ceremonial bowl made from a human skull.

“The Blessed LORD said, ‘The renunciation of work and work in devotion are both good for liberation. But, of the two, work in devotional service is better than renunciation of works.” (Bhagavad Gita As It Is, translated by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)

Imagine in your mind a monk, a nun, or other type of “holy person.” Regardless of their faith tradition, these are people who have taken…