Category: Karma Yoga

Part 5

  Chapter 5 – Karma- Yoga 1.     Self-realization or achieving the Truth is difficult without cleansing your body internally. 2.     Therefore, one must follow a two-step process – (a) Kriya yoga, followed by (b) Meditation. 3.     The spiritual reality on getting down solidifies to become the sthul sharir by the time it reaches the mooladhar. The journey of […]

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Part 4

 I am confused. The Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali and most scriptures of Hinduism say that the final stage of spiritual growth is Samadhi (a state of intense concentration achieved through meditation). A stage at which union with the divine is reached. So, when union is achieved – the individual identity is merged into the Divine, […]

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Part 2

 We are always in activity, even in inactivity. Most of the voluntary activity that we do is determined by the mind. The mind generally runs towards sense gratification increasing attachment and greed. How can we make it work for service to others? Existence is the unfolding of the Divine plan. This process or flow is […]

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Part 3

 The Gita and the Vedanta thought process leads from ignorance to knowledge. A knowledge that teaches escape from the cycles of births. Understanding of a journey that starts from the lower consciousness but leads to the highest consciousness and beyond for salvation. This intellectual understanding while extremely important, would still be only speculative; it could […]

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Part 1

 Every microsecond of our lives, we are in activity. There is action even in inaction. Breathing, thinking, working, motor activity everything is going on all the time. Activity cannot cease, for if it does, we shall cease to exist. Therefore, considering that action is inevitable, the question before us is twofold– what should be the […]

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