Karma Yoga

Karma is a law made by God for man. It means actions, works, or deeds. It is also the law of cause and effect. The intentions and actions of an individual are the CAUSE.  The future of that individual is the EFFECT. The Bible verse “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” is a lesson in creating good Karma. A colloquial way of speaking about Karma is “What goes around comes around.”


There are three kinds of Karma:

  1. Sanchita Karma - the sum total of all accumulated Karma from all previous actions
  2. Prarabdha Karma - that portion of Karma that we are working out
  3. Agami Karma - Karma that will be created while Prarabdha Karma is being worked out.


One of the highest yoga practices is Karma Yoga. Karma Yoga is the Yoga of Unselfish Action. 


Karma Yoga helps us to get rid of the lower nature of selfishness, greed, anger, envy, and fear. We begin to replace these with the higher emotions of love, tolerance, compassion, and...

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God-Sized Hole


We have a hole within us that can't be filled with the normal things that we try to fill it with like: money, relationships, food, sex, scrolling on our phones, TV, productiveness, alcohol, drugs, pleasure, etc.


The concept of the God-sized hole first appeared in 1670 from French philosopher Blaise Pascal. He said, “What else does this craving, and this helplessness, proclaim but that there was once in man a true happiness, of which all that now remains is the empty print and trace? This he tries in vain to fill with everything around him, seeking in things that are not there the help he cannot find in those that are, though none can help, since this infinite abyss can be filled only with an infinite and immutable object; in other words by God himself.”- Blaise Pascal, Pensées VII(425)


Only God can fill this God-sized hole. That's one reason Yoga makes so much sense. The practices of Yoga fill the God-sized hole because these...

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