Yoga and Its Significance presence on Bhagavad Gita
27 Feb

Yoga and Its Significance presence on Bhagavad Gita

Yoga is a way of life, which connected with the soul of the body. Yoga is one form of universal truth and its teachings which are present today as they were in ancient times. The presence of various kind of yoga found in the Sanskrit edition of Yoga.  Swami Chidbhavananda explains the eighteen chapters of Bhagavad Gita which is designated as a separate yoga because each chapter, like yoga, "trains the body and the mind." 

Here are the four main paths of yoga which are present in Bhagavad Gita are:-

1. Karma Yoga - The path of action:-

Karma Yoga is the path of action, service to others, mindfulness, and remembering the levels of our being while fulfilling our actions or karma in the world.

You have a right to perform your assign duty, but you are not entitled rights to receive the fruits of your choice. - Bhagavad Gita 2.47

2. Bhakti Yoga - the path of devotion:-

Bhakti Yoga is one path of devotion. All actions are done in the context of remembering the Divine.

"Who so ever offers me with devotion in the form of fruits, flower, or little water- that, so offered devotedly by the pure-minded, I accept"     - Bhagavad Gita 9.26

3. Jnana Yoga - the path of knowledge:-

Jnana Yoga is the path of knowledge and wisdom. It involves an in-depth exploration of nature.

"When a devotee puts away all the desires of his mind, and when his spirit is content in itself, then is he called stable in intelligence"      - Bhagavad Gita 2.55

4. Raja Yoga - the path of the mind & meditation:-

Raja Yoga is a comprehensive method that emphasizes meditation while encompassing the whole of Yoga. It directly deals with the encountering and transcending thoughts of the mind.

"For God, one who has overcome the mind, then the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so, his mind will remain the greatest enemy" - Bhagavad Gita 6.6

  So these are the path of yoga which you find in the holy book Bhagvad Gita in various forms.

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