The Four Noble Truths of Yoga

Via Ramesh Bjonnes
on Apr 26, 2010
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happy buddha

1. Life means bliss

2. The origin of bliss is oneness with Brahman/Cosmic Consciousness

3. Oneness with Brahman/Cosmic Consciousness is attainable

4. The path to oneness with Brahman/Cosmic Consciousness is Yoga


About Ramesh Bjonnes

Ramesh Bjonnes is the co-founder of the Prama Institute, a holistic retreat center in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and the Director of the Prama Wellness Center, a retreat center specializing in detox by incorporating juice fasting, ayurveda, meditation and yoga to cleanse, relax and rejuvenate. Bjonnes is also a writer, yogi and workshop leader. He lived in India and Nepal in the 1980s learning directly from the traditional teachers of yoga and Tantra. He has taught workshops in many countries and is the author of Sacred Body, Sacred Spirit (InnerWorld) and Tantra: The Yoga of Love and Awakening (Hay House India). He lives and practices in an eco-village in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.


5 Responses to “The Four Noble Truths of Yoga”

  1. Very different than Buddhism!

  2. Ramesh says:

    Yes, multiple are the ways toward Oneness/Voidness!

  3. YogiOne says:

    This assumes that cosmic consciousness exists. I see no evidence for that proposition.

  4. Ramesh says:

    The proof of Nirvana/Nirvikalpa/Satori and the nondual Cosmic Consciousness experience lies in the experience itself and the authority of those who have experienced it. We experience the sensory world through the senses, the mental world through the mind and the spiritual world through spirit itself. In yoga, we thus talk of body/mind/spirit. So if you deny the spiritual and subjective inner proof of the yogis, and your own, you also deny spirit and thus collapse yoga to a body/mind reality only.

  5. Mairy says:

    *Your place is valueble for me. Thanks!… Mary from Tableau végétal