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Yogyathwa: Simple Access to Powerful Leadership by Bala V. Balachandran

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APPENDIX A

Karma Yoga

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the nuances of Karma Yoga as described in the Bhagavad Gita.
  2. See that these are certain attitudes with which work must be approached.
  3. See that even work can be spiritually liberating if performed through Karma Yoga.

The Overall Objective of Yoga

To recap, a leader is advised to seek to transcend by clearing up the blockages in perceiving what the Common Soul has to say. And for that he must take to any possible ‘exercise’ that will help him make progress in his journey towards being receptive to the ‘bright heart’ or ‘Common Soul’. Such exercises are called ‘yogas’ and karma yoga is one of them.

‘Yoga’ can be defined as that mental-spiritual ...

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