(Skt) "Union'' with the divine through "knowledge'' and wisdom. abbalah (Heb) The esoteric "tradition'' or theosophy of the Jews.
A branch or path of yoga. It is the path of the mind and requires development of the intellect through the study of the scriptures and texts of the yogic tradition.
The Yoga of Knowledge or Wisdom seeks the knowledge hidden in all of us, through questioning, meditation, and contemplation. Before practicing jnana yoga, the practitioner needs to have integrated the lessons of the other yogic paths, for without selflessness, love of God, and the strength of body and mind, the search for self-realization is nothing more than an exercise in philosophy. It is considered the most difficult path, because it requires a radical shift in perception.
the techniques of meditation that assist you to obtain intuitive knowledge from your Soul.
Path of wisdom arrived at through discrimination and discipline of the mind.
The discipline in which one learns the true nature of the cosmos and then uses that knowledge to connect oneself with the Atman--the true nature of Brahman. In this way, a person can attain moksha. For a fuller explanation go here.
Path of the intellect. A system of yoga practice based on inquiry and intuitive reasoning. Jnana yoga is commonly misunderstood to be the collection of intellectual knowledge about spiritual matters. In reality, it is a close cousin of bhakti yoga, where the mind and heart both melt in the tapas (heat) of the ever-penetrating inquiry, “Who am I
Reaching the absolute through the intellect, reflecting on the ultimate questions of existence.
the Yogic path of knowledge. Philosophical yoga.
Yoga of knowledge, "Union of knowledge." Describes the esoteric spiritual practices of the fully enlightened being, or jnani.
is the Yoga of self-inquiry.
The spiritual discipline of knowledge and insight.
the path of knowledge, using discrimination and reasoning as a route to experiencing the Absolute.
Pronounced as Gyana Yoga. Knowledge of Supreme Reality or Brahman arrived at through reasoning and discrimination. Also the process of reasoning by means of which the Ultimate Truth is realized. A person following the path of Jnana Yoga is called a jnani (pronounced as 'gyani').
The path for attaining the highest nondual unity by way of discrimination between real and unreal and renouncing the unreal.
See Bhakti Yoga.
the yoga of knowledge - attained through spontaneous self-analysis and investigation of abstract and speculative ideas.
The path of knowledge or wisdom.
Jnana yoga is one of the four basic paths in yoga (jnana, bhakti, raja and karma.), according to Yoga and Vedanta philosophies.