Sankhya yoga/Topic of knowledge(Chapter 2 …continued) I would like to remind readers that Chapter 2 is one of the more important chapters in the Gita. In the previous post I mentioned that the crucial question the seeker must try to answer is:... read more

Sankhya yoga/Topic of knowledge(Chapter 2…continued) After having seen a dimension of this knowledge, in Chapter two Lord Krishna also talks about who is ready for this knowledge. What does it take to get this wisdom? Vedanta is not elitist, nobody ... read more

The shirt is mithya, the cloth is satyam. That means the shirt is functionally valid but it does not have a reality apart from the cloth.

Sankhya yoga/Topic of knowledge(Chapter 2…continued) The second chapter ends with a beautiful description of how a person, who has gained this wisdom, lives his life. It is Arjuna’s question, he asks Krishna very specifically: how does a wise person f... read more

Karma yoga is a very popular topic and also a much misunderstood one. One of the main misconceptions is about working without expecting results. Nobody, not even a fool, will do that.



Sankhya yoga/Topic of Karma(Chapter 2…continued) Last time we saw one aspect of karma-yoga i.e. to focus on what I can do. This can make me a highly responsible and proactive person, but there is also a flip side—I could be worried, anxious, tense... read more

The final pursuit is moksha. Why are we doing all that we do? If we really examine all our priorities, basically, we do everything to feel emotionally fulfilled.


Balance is yoga Sankhya yoga/Topic of knowledge(Chapter 2…continued) Lord Krishna gives two definitions of karma-yoga in the second chapter, let’s look at both of them in this post. Readers should note that although the third chapter of the Gita i... read more