Bhakti Yoga And The Science Of Devotion

Bhakti Yoga

Double exposure portrait of woman performing yoga asana reflects unity of human and nature

Bhakti is synonym to devotion to the Almighty.

Bhakti yoga is all about  the devotion to God and reaching the union with Him.This is the easiest of all yoga types. This type of yoga teaches the relation between the devotee and the divine. It does not involve any technical or complicated procedures.

There is no need of any intellectual capacity to master this yoga. It has appealed to the common man because it gives him a feeling security and develops a kind of reliance and dependence on the object of his devotion.

 Bhakti yoga assumes that there is a higher power that has created the universe and is all-powerful.

Bhakti Yoga

This power has the capacity to confer grace and mercy on him and thus protecting him from all the harms and evils. The devotee or bhakta is expected to make himself fit for receiving this divine grace. For this, he has to practice devotion and virtue.

His ultimate goal

should be to unite with this divine power and rest eternally in happiness and peace. The devotee surrenders all his motives and acts to the Divine Power. He renounces all responsibilities towards the good or bad consequences of all his actions and ascribes it to the will of the Supreme.

Devotion and faith

play a vital role in this branch of yoga. The devotee or bhakta is supposed to be highly religious, should adopt a friendly stance towards all the other living beings including animals, read religious texts, concentrate on the symbol of the Divine, think and wish well for others etc.

The beauty of this yoga lies in its simplicity.

This has made it one of the most appealing of all the yoga types. Following this yoga develops the peace of mind in an individual. A peaceful individual will always think happy and prosperous thoughts and will thus lead a happy life.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 × 1 =

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close