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Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti yoga also called the bhakti marga or the path of devotion is a spiritual practice focused on loving devotion. The goal of Bhakti Yoga as with all forms of Yoga is self-realization and ultimately liberation. Bhakti yoga concerns itself with the path of devotion. Bhakti, when translated means Devotion. Bhakti Yoga is a real, genuine search after the Lord, a search beginning, continuing, and ending in love. One single moment of the madness of extreme love to God brings us eternal freedom.

Bhakti Yoga 10: The Method and The Means

This is the tenth and the last chapter in the series of Bhakti Yoga by Swami Vivekananda. In regard to the method and the means of Bhakti-Yoga we read in the commentary of Bhagvan Ramanuja on the Vedanta-Sutras: “The attaining of That comes through discrimination, controlling the passions, practice, sacrificial work, purity, strength, and suppression …

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Bhakti Yoga 2: Philosophy of Ishvara – Swami Vivekananda

This is the 2nd chapter of the series on Bhakti Yoga by Swami Vivekananda. Bhakti Yoga is one of the key literary works by Swami Vivekananda, where he has discussed the path of devotion (bhakti) in detail. Who is Ishvara (god)? Janmadyasya yatah — “From whom is the birth, continuation, and dissolution of the universe,” — He is …

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