Category Archives: Philosophy

Work Is Worship

Work Is Worship

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Work is worship. Work is meditation. Serve all with intense love without any idea of agency and without expectation of fruits or reward. You will realise God. Service of humanity is service of God.

Work elevates when done in the … Full Story

Raja Yoga: The Yoga of Inner and Outer Harmony

Raja Yoga: The Yoga of Inner and Outer Harmony

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Maharishi Patanjali prescribed inner and outer purification as a prerequisite for pursuing the path of Yoga. Yama, or the five abstinences, might be described as enlightened self-control. Niyama, or the five observances, might be defined as self-regulation. In this articleFull Story

Inside the Yoga Sutras

Inside the Yoga Sutras

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Rev. Jaganath Carrera, the author of the forthcoming book, Inside the Yoga Sutras. Rev. Jaganath shares his reflections on specific sutras and helps us to delve deeper into the timeless wisdom contained in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali… Full Story

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

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Patanjali’s Yoga system is written in sutras. A sutra is a terse verse. It is an aphoristic saying. It is pregnant with deep, hidden significance. Rishis of yore have expressed philosophical ideas and their realization in the form of … Full Story

Lessons from the Yoga Sutras: Viveka (Discrimination)

Lessons from the Yoga Sutras: Viveka (Discrimination)

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Patanjali once beautifully said, “Dukham evam sarvaam vivekinaha.” For a viveki, a person with discriminative knowledge, everything is painful. When you realize that everything is painful you cease to develop attachments toward those things. In fact, it is to relieve … Full Story

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