Category Archives: Jnana Yoga

How to See Your True Self

How to See Your True Self

To become somebody, you have to know what that somebody is. If you don’t know, how can you become that? I often give the example of seeing your own face in a mirror. We have never actually seen ourselves. When … Full Story

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

To know who you truly are, you need a mirror. Have you ever seen your face? You only know that you have a face because you have seen the reflection in a mirror. To see your face clearly, you need … Full Story

Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom

Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom

x0512Jnana Yoga is the path of wisdom. It is suitable for people of an intellectual nature. A Jnani Yogi acts with the feeling, “I am not the doer; Nature is doing everything. The body and mind are moving among the … Full Story

Who Am I? A Guided Meditation

Who Am I? A Guided Meditation

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Some years ago, Sri Swami Satchidananda recorded a self-inquiry process that he recommended as a meditation technique. Here is the process he gave:

One wonderful meditation technique is self-analysis. It’s a process that leads you to identify with the inner … Full Story

Sri Swami Sivananda: Jnana Yoga

Sri Swami Sivananda: Jnana Yoga

SwamiSivananda5 Jnana is knowledge. To know Brahman as one’s own Self is Jnana. To say, “I am Brahman, the pure, all-pervading Consciousness, the non-enjoyer, non-doer and silent witness,” is Jnana. To behold the one Self everywhere is Jnana. Ajnana is ignorance. … Full Story

Become Fit to Experience Jnana Yoga

Become Fit to Experience Jnana Yoga

f106.mGurudev Sivanandaji used to tease the so-called Vedantins and Jnana Yogis at the ashram. They would say, “Aham Brahmasmi, I am that Supreme Brahman.” Occasionally, Gurudev would touch a Jnani’s arm with a little piece of stinging nettle. That person … Full Story

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