Qualitative inquiry is a springboard to mission accomplishment and goal achievement. Even in transcendental knowledge acquisition, Krishna (Prabhupada, 2003) asserts that a mentee should approach a bona fide mentor and make humble inquiries.  ‘Approach’ connotatively implies that the mentor should be alive and accessible. The interaction between Arjuna (mentee) and Krishna (Supreme Mentor) is an intriguing example. Whether the inquiry is ethnography, narrative, phenomenology, case study, or grounded theory, it should be geared toward expanding or raising human consciousness.

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