Disclaimer: Just some quick rough notes, while learning how to use media-extended in Obsidian.md
00:30 A certain stress is optimum for living
– not stress-free, but stress-managed, where stress does not become negative
- Karma Yoga
- Bhakti Yoga
- Raja Yoga (Dhyana [meditation])
- Jnana Yoga [knowledge]
- Karma Yoga – the path of action; converting our daily life/action in worship of God; Krishna taught Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita
- Two aspects:
- Sakama Yoga (with desire)
Within bounds of morality, within Karma, helps stress management
One of the prime causes of stress: life tainted with immorality
06:24 Keep your life clean
07:03 Nishkama: Do work for the well-fare of others
08:36 Busy monks, but very relaxed: no person involved.
09:05 No personal motif: free from tension
10:17 Bhakti Yoga: Love directed to God
11:08 Tension goes away by depending on God…
it is God’s problem, not my problem.
The same God in all beings.
14:47 Two main aspects to manage stress
By calming of the mind: experience what is behind
16:35 Mind: pure + calm = Being as we are / Atman shines forth
17:11 Stress = identified with the mind
17:42 One example of stress management (calming the mind)
19:26 Benson’s Relaxation Response
21:54 Exploration of all the parts of the body…
Feel that it is relaxed.
37:14 Let another voice guide you through!
38:17 In deep meditation – Samadhi – no need for sleep
39:25 There is a deep underlying tiredness in our body, which we don’t know.
39:51 First method: Calming mind and body
Second method (Jnana Yoga): thinking (reorient the view about ourself)
40:48 Hold onto this principle: that which you see must be apart from you
42:14 The eyes themselves become the seeing
43:47 The mind is an object of your knowing