This recording explores the history of the yoga tradition through the teachings yoga’s four main schools, or paths: jñāna yoga; karma yoga; bhakti yoga and rāja yoga.
Here we are introduced to the philosophical system of sāmkhya, which describes the human condition as suffering from false identification (sanyog) with the field of change (prakriti), and how this can be overcome.
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Podcast Three: Non-Dualism: The Path to Wholeness. Our discussion now focuses on three scriptures of the non-dualist tradition, which elucidates upon the nature of the true Self (ātman). Here, the true Self, is described as 'one and the same in all beings’, and the idea is brought forth that liberation (mukti) will take place only when soul awakens from the illusion of separateness (māyā).