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The Yoga of Karma, Bhakti and Gyana

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What is Yoga?
The root of the word Yoga comes from “Yug”, the means to unite. Yoga is the path to unite with something that’s great. 2,493 more words

Existential Drive

Those of Us Who Depart From Their Bodies

This was hastily written–partially in response to the passing of a comrade very special to us–so please ignore of the any errors or stylistic flaws I am given to and try to pierce through to the essence. 512 more words

Order Of Nine Angles

Yoga Explained

Yoga literally means union. It is understood as the union between an individual’s conscience and the universal conscience. Yoga’s process is any method used to reach your higher nature. 332 more words

Fitness

Promising Emptiness

Lost in the empty noise of my desperate mind,

I close my eyes and suddenly You reappear.

I want to cry, to cling to You, 126 more words

Poetry

Bhagavad Gita

यो न ह्रुष्यति न द्वेष्टि न शोचाति न काङ्क्षति |

शुभाशुभपरित्यागी भक्तिमान्यः स मे प्रियः ||

Chapter 12 Verse 17

He who neither rejoices nor hates nor grieves nor sesires, renouncing good and evil,full of devotion, he is dear to me.

The Village

I walk a path, rainclouds retreat to the east. I come to a village tucked in a basin, earthen and stone dwellings line the path, but the sunlight illuminates people outside them, on their knees with hands cupped, raised up. 248 more words

Contemplations


FIFTH STEP – PRATYAHARA

Pratyahara is withdrawal of the senses from their respective objects. It is the abstraction of the senses. Real, spiritual or inner life begins when the Yogic student is established in Pratyahara.

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Raja Yoga