Wisdom Library Logo

Karma Yoga, 3 Definition(s)

Karma Yoga means something in Hinduism Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article:

2 Definition(s) from various sources:

Karma Yoga (कर्म योग): The practise of disciplining action. Karma yoga focuses on the adherence to duty (dharma) while remaining detached from the reward. It states that one can attain Moksha (salvation) by doing his duties in an unselfish manner.

Rating: -

Karma yoga is the path of service. The principle of karma yoga is that what we experience today is created by our actions in the past. Therefore, all of our present efforts become a way to consciously create a future that frees us from being bound by negativity and selfishness. We practice karma yoga whenever we perform our work and live our lives in a selfless fashion and as a way to serve others.

Added: 16.Jan.2011 | Wisdom Library: Yoga
Rating: -

Look for other relevant definitions:

Search found 814 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Karma
Karma (कर्म) is defined as the cause of conjunction and disjunction and residing in dravya. ...
Yoga
Yoga (योग) is a Sanskrit technical term referring to the time during which the sun and the m...
Karmakāṇḍa
Karmakāṇḍa (कर्मकाण्ड).—The division of the Vedas which deals with fruitive activities...
Yoga-vāsiṣṭha
In the Yoga-Vāsiṣṭha, a pervasive layer of Vedānta ideas has been added to the advaita or no...
Jātakarma
Jātakarmā (जातकर्मा).—Birth-ceremonial, done by Nanda to Kṛṣṇa;1 Buda's birth-ritual, as...
Prārabdha-karma
Prarabdha Karmas are ripe or fructuous actions. Tarash, the case in which arrows are acc...
Amanaskayoga
The Amanaska Yoga is a dialogue between the Hindu God, Īśvara and the sage, Vāmadeva, on a s...
Yogamudrā
Yogamudrā (योगमुद्रा, “yoga seal”) is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of han...
Yogāsana
Yogāsana (योगासन).—When used as a pītha (seat or pedestal), this Āsana should be used ...
Yoga Sutta
Yoga, (Vedic yoga, see etym. under yuga & yuñjati. Usually m.; pl. nt. yogāni occurs at D. II,...
Bhakti Yoga
Bhaktī Yoga (भक्ति योग): The Hindu term for the spiritual practice of fostering of loving devot...
Kundalini Yoga
In Kunḍalini yoga, one realizes divine consciousness through the activation of the hidden en...
Kriyāyoga
The term kriyā-yoga has a grammatical sense, meaning "connection with a verb". But...
Jñānayoga
Jñānayoga (ज्ञानयोग).—The process of approaching the Supreme by the cultivation of kno...
Purva-karma
Purva-karma is a medical term used in Ayurveda meaning "preliminary measures": ...

Search through literary sources:

Search found 1473 books containing Karma Yoga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the 20 most relevant articles:

- Was this explanation helpufll? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.