Jnana Yoga; 2 Definition(s)
Jnana Yoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Yoga (school of philosophy)
While bhakti yoga can be considered the yoga of the heart, jnana yoga is the yoga of the mind, of wisdom, the path of the sage or scholar. This path requires development of the intellect through the study of the scriptures and texts of the yogic tradition.
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
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Search found 2 books and stories containing Jnana Yoga; (plurals include: Jnana Yogas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter II - Sciences connected with yoga < [The yoga philosophy]
Chapter IX - Origin of yoga in the vedas < [The yoga philosophy]
Chapter X - Rise of the heretical yogas < [The yoga philosophy]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 31 - Narada Instructs the Pracetas < [Canto IV - The Creation of the Fourth Order]
Chapter 20 - Pure Devotional Service Surpasses Knowledge and Detachment < [Canto XI - General History]
Chapter 28 - Jnana-yoga < [Canto XI - General History]