jnana yoga


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jnana yoga

(dʒəˈnɑːnə)
n
a type of yoga based on pure spiritual understanding
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Mrs Booma Natarajan gave an overview of the four main paths of Yoga with examples for each namely Karma Yoga (Mahabharata Arjun) , Bhakti Yoga (Meera Bai), Raja Yoga (Swami Vivekanand) and Jnana Yoga (Gautam Buddha).
Esto ha llevado a hacer cuatro clasificaciones: Karma Yoga donde se utiliza el cuerpo, Jnana Yoga donde se utiliza la mente, Bhakti Yoga relacionado con la emocion y Kriya Yoga dirigido a la energia.
Theory Classes and Yogic Counseling Using Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Karma Yoga
Amma teaches a simple, traditional style of yoga, integrating the four major paths of yoga into her asana practice: Bhakti Yoga (yoga of devotion), Jnana Yoga (yoga of wisdom).
The center also excels in providing the balanced experience of other Yoga forms like Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga.
The chapter describes mantra yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, karma yoga, and raja yoga.
Raja yoga and jnana yoga were not accessible to the majority of women, for example, who were expected in cultures of patriarchy to undertake family duties, nor to most individuals of lower caste, who were traditionally restricted from study or even hearing of the Vedas.
At the other extreme are those who see yoga everywhere in South Asian history, for instance attempting to include the entire history of bhakti and all the schools of Indian philosophy in their accounts, simply because the Bhagavad Gita refers to the path of devotion as bhakti yoga and the path of philosophical speculation as jnana yoga.
Chapters apply classical East Indian yogas as a means to perceive psychotherapy: psychotherapy as behavior change or karma yoga, psychotherapy as mindfulness practice or jnana yoga, and psychotherapy as opening the heart or bhakti yoga.
The first third deals with karma yoga (ways of selfless action), the second with jnana yoga (ways of self-knowledge), and the last with bhakti yoga (ways of love, devotions).