Day 2

Bhagavad-Gita Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    In the text, Krishna describes Karma Yoga to Arjuna. What is Karma Yoga and how is it different from "indifference"?

    Karma Yoga is a philosophy of selfless service in which a person remains unattached to the outcome of their actions. It is different than indifference. In Karma Yoga, a person is very aware of their actions and their impact, yet is "unattached" to the personal outcomes.

    This is a subtle concept which if misinterpreted, can be very misleading. The idea is to avoid both unfocused, unintentional actions as well as over-attached actions that come from selfishness, and instead to practice intentional actions that are in line with one's truth and role in the...

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