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The Four Yogas  -  A Guide to the Spiritual Paths
The Four Yogas - A Guide to the Spiritual Paths

The Four Yogas - A Guide to the Spiritual Paths

by Swami Adiswarananda

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English

Publisher

Sri Ramakrishna Math

ISBN

9788178234892 - Year: 2008 - Pages: 277

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Hardcover

Swami Adiswarananda
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Author: Swami Adiswarananda
Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math
Year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 277
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178234892

Description

Swami Adiswarananda was the leader of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Centre of New York from 1973 until his passing away in 2007. A deep thinker and a forceful speaker, he wrote a number of books focusing on Yoga and Vedanta and their application in life. His insightful and clearer grasp of Yoga and Vedanta, both in India and in the West.

The book serves as a comprehensive guide to the practice of all the Four Yogas-Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga. All these Yogas lead to the goal of Self-realisation, a fact that Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda repeatedly emphasized on different occasions. The author provides lucid and authentic explanations to the rationale and the method of each type, along with its specific practices.

Contents

Introduction
PART ONE : THE WAY OF KARMA-YOGA: THE PATH OF ACTION
The Message of Karma-Yoga
The Philosophy and Psychology of Karma – Yoga
Karma- Yoa and True Renunciation
The Practice of Karma-Yoga
Karma-Yoga for Self –Knowledge
Obstacles in Karma –Yoga

PART TWO: THE WAY OF BHAKTI-YOGA: THE PATH OF DEVOTION

The Message of Bhakti – yoga
The Philosophy and Psychology of Bhakti –Yoga
Preparatory Practices in Bhakti – Yoga
Characteristics of the Teacher and the Aspirant
Spiritual Discipliness in Bhakti – Yoga
Obstacles in Bhakti – Yoga

PART THREE: THE WAY OF RAJA – YOGA: THE PATH OF MEDITATION

The Message of Raja-Yoga
The Philosophy and Psychology of Raja-Yoga
Preparatory Practices in Raja-Yoga
The Eight-Limbed Practice
Obstacles in Raja-Yoga

PART FOUR : THE WAY OF JNANA_YOGA: THE PATH OF KNOWLEDGE

The Message of Jnana-yoga
The Philosophy and Psychology of Jnana-yoga
The Gola of Jnana-Yoga: Self-Knowledge
The Practice of Jnana-Yoga
Meditation for Self-Knowledge
Two Aspects of Liberation
Obstacles in Jnana-Yoga

PART FIVE: CONCLUSION

Harmony of the Yogas
Notes
Glossary
Credits
Index

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