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Tag: Arjuna

The Yoga of Liberation by Renunciation

In the final verse of the Bhagavad Gita, we are reminded of the previous verses important points. Arjuna asks what true sannyasa (renunciation) is. Krishna replies that renunciation of selfish actions and even renunciation of the fruits of actions is the brings true freedom….

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The Yoga of distinction between the field and the knower of the field

In the thirteenth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna asks Krishna to teach him about nature and spirit, the field and the knower of the field. Krishna explains that the body including the mind, ego, desire, aversion, intellect and other such factors make up…

The Yoga of Devotion

In the twelfth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna explains to Arjuna that the path of devotion is easier than the path of knowledge. The path of knowledge requires one to give up his or her attachment to the body and to have dispassion…

The Yoga of the Vision of the Cosmic Form

View story at Medium.com In the eleventh discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, we find that all doubts have been removed from Arjuna’s mind and he is now ready for cosmic vision. Krishna grants him the ability to see the Lord as the cosmic manifestation…

The Yoga of the Divine Glories

The tenth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita sees Krishna telling Arjuna that even those who are considered highly evolved fail to understand fully how he (Krishna) projects himself as all that is manifest. All qualities including wisdom, truth and contentment have their origins in…

THE YOGA OF THE KINGLY SCIENCE & THE KINGLY SECRET

In the ninth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna explains to Arjuna that it is with knowledge combined with devotion that he is able to attain freedom from the cycle of birth and death. This is the Kingley science, the Kingley secret, and…

The Yoga of Imperishable Brahman

In the eighth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna explains to Arjuna that it is the single-minded devotion of our heart through which we attain God-knowing and end the cycle of birth and death. Love is at the heart of knowing God; through…

The Yoga of Renunciation of Action

Today’s meditation: Guided Healing Meditation on Forgiveness and Letting Go The fifth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita finds Arjuna still confused whether  action or renunciation of action is better. Krishna explains that both lead to the same place, but that taking selfless action is…

The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna

This part of the Gita lays out the battle, sets the stage if you will, for the lessons to come. The 17 discourses that follow look at the lessons we are to take. The Bhagavad Gita opens at the beginning of a war between…

Dhanurasana ~ Bow Pose

The Bhagavad Gita, referred to as the Gita, is a yogic scripture that is basically a conversation between Arjuna, a prince, and Krisha. It begins with Arjuna making a choice. A war is breaking out, which is the last chance for Arjuna and his…