Karma Yoga - Yoga is Skill in Action!

Karma Yoga - Yoga is Skill in Action!

Yogis!  It doesn't matter what your pose looks like.  We are all subject to different conditions. You're driving around in a different car than me and I'm driving around in a different car than you. The asana is just a tool to be used to go beyond the mind and the ego.

One definition of yoga from the Bhagavad Gita is that, "yoga is skill in action". This refers to karma yoga.  This is the yoga of action.  What is karma yoga?  Karma yoga is offering your actions to the Divine.  Not focusing on the fruits of the actions or the results.  How does this translate on our mat?  Do your best.  Your effort and the quality of your effort is far more important than the results you obtain, which are largely out of your control.

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