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Karmayoga (कर्मयोग).—Three-fold. Scriptural and not laukika. Intended for the attached and householders. ācāra preliminary to karma. karmakāṇḍa an ocean. Three kinds of worship—vedic, tāntric, and mixed. Worship of image through a guru and according to established rules.1 Preached by Janārdana to Manu; greater than jñāna yoga; as jñāna is the result of karma; origin of Brahmā from: also kriyā yoga; five yajñas and 30 saṃskāras come under this.2 Four of Karma category—agnihotra, silence, study and sacrifice, when not performed properly give fear.3
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 3. 41-55; 20. 6-7; 21. 14-15; 27. 1 & 6-9.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 52. 3-11; 258. 2.
- 3) Matsya-purāṇa 39. 25-7.
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