jnana yoga


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jnana yoga

A cerebral form of yoga which seeks the pathway to prana (transcendental wisdom) through meditation and thought.
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Moksha, or freedom from the constraints of this natural law of action, can be achieved through singular discipline, whether one follows raja yoga, jnana yoga, karma yoga, or bhakti yoga--but bhakti is best of all.
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Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, and Raja Yoga are considered the four main yogas, but there are many other types.
Jnana yoga appeals to the intellect because of its rigorous scientific and logical analysis of the nature of reality.
At one point in one's life the Yoga of meditation (Jnana Yoga) is more suitable than, say, Hatha Yoga (physical postures); at another time neither Jnana Yoga nor Hatha Yoga is suitable, but Karma Yoga (the yoga of selfless action) is.
The Bhagavad Gita addresses the need for integrating karma yoga (selfless action), jnana yoga (the path of wisdom and right understanding), and bhakti yoga (the path of love and devotion).
Ancient Hindu scriptures Upanishads were the first yoga writings and Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), which is a comprehensive yoga-sastra (treatise on yoga), talks about karma yoga, jnana yoga and bhakti yoga, Zed adds.
This is poetry as literary criticism; it is Jnana yoga.
Sources for Jewels of Yoga are the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (the "uncontested bible of Raja yoga"), Narada Bhakti Sutras, and the Srimad Bhagavatam (two of the most revered of the Bhakti scriptures), the Astavakra Samhita (an important Jnana yoga scripture), and the Dhammapada (the yoga wisdom of the blessed Buddha).