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Bhakti Yoga | PragyaYoga Alliance

Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti yoga is a spiritual path described in Hindu philosophy as efficacious for fostering love of, faith in, and surrender to God. It is a means to realize God, and is the easiest way for the common person because it doesn’t involve extensive yogic practices.   The Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavata Purana and Puranas are important […]

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Gyan Yoga | PragyaYoga Alliance

Gyan Yoga

The focus of this Yoga is to gain the ability to distinguish between reality and unreality. To attain Self-Knowledge through study, practice and experience. Gyana yoga looks into the truth about who we are and what we are experiencing. The full realization of this truth brings enlightenment. Of course, all Yogas offer a direct road […]

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Karma Yoga | Pragyayoga Alliance

Karma Yoga

The path of Karma Yoga gives us the possibility of expanding our awareness and deepening perception whilst acting in the world. It is an essential aspect of Yoga. Karma Yoga is also a way of using selfless service.  The theme of non-attachment to the results is one of main themes of the Karma Yoga and […]

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Raj Yoga | Pragyayoga Alliance

Raj Yoga

Raja yoga (Royal Yoga) also known as the Yoga of Meditation and classical yoga. Its principal text is the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Raja yoga is concerned principally with the cultivation of the viewer’s mind using a succession of steps, such as meditation (dhyāna, dhyana) and contemplation (Samadhi).   Meditation can be defined as making […]

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Hatha Yoga | PragyaYoga Alliance

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga is one of the four main traditions of Tantra Yoga. Hatha Yoga is first of all concentrating on the practice of postures (asanas) and breath control (pranayama) to energize the subtle channels (nadis). Meaning of Hatha Yoga With ha meaning “sun” and tha meaning “moon,” Hatha Yoga is commonly translated as the yoga […]

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