Ryan references verses 58–59 of Chapter 2: “One who withdraws sensory awareness from temptations, as a turtle withdraws its limbs [into a shell], is firmly established in wisdom. The objects
Often I am contacted by individuals interested in learning Kriya Yoga wanting to know how they can learn and begin practicing Kriya Yoga, even though there are no local teachers.
In this video, Ryan discusses several verses of the Bhagavad Gita, which advise the yogi to practice equanimity in all circumstances and to skillfully perform his or her duty without
In this recording, Ryan discusses the importance of skillful performance of duty without attachment to results. He reminds us that the Bhagavad Gita states that “The yogi is not entitled to the
In this video, Ryan continues his discussion of Chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita. Material sensations of cold, heat, pleasure and pain are transient and impermanent. If you can endure
In this video, we continue to explore Chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita, “The Yoga of Knowledge of the Imperishable.” Krishna describes to Arjuna the truth of his eternal nature:
In this video, we continue to explore Chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita. On the battlefield, we see the positive tendencies on one side and the negative tendencies on the
In this video, we explore Chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita, “The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna.” The Bhagavad Gita is an allegory of spiritual awakening. The main characters