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The Four Paths of Self-Realization Swami Vivekananda

The Four Paths of Self-Realization

Swami Vivekananda

Published December 1st 2015
ISBN : 9781519776297
Paperback
464 pages
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From ancient times, people of India have practiced spiritual disciplines designed to clear the mind and support a state of serene, detached awareness. The practices for developing this desired state of balance, purity, wisdom, and peacefulness ofMoreFrom ancient times, people of India have practiced spiritual disciplines designed to clear the mind and support a state of serene, detached awareness. The practices for developing this desired state of balance, purity, wisdom, and peacefulness of mind are known collectively as yoga.Yoga means yoke or union - referring to union with the true Self, the goal described in the Upanishads.The sages distinguished four basic types of people and developed practices that are particularly suitable for each type, in order that each man can attain the desired union with the Self. For rational people, there is the Path of Knowledge. For meditative people, there is the Path of Self-Knowledge. For naturally active people, there is the Path of Selfless Action. For emotional people, there is the Path of Devotion.One Large Volume: 464 pages.