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).
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