Looking for Answers to Questions of Karma?
It may be one of the most often-quoted and least understood concepts in yogic philosophy. Especially since it is one of the concepts that has a multi-faceted and profound meaning. It’s a term that has been bandied about so much, it has become almost trivial, an English word that belies its spiritual truths. This is why now is the time for this book: Karma, A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny by world-renowned spiritual master Sadhguru.
Sadhguru is both thoughtful and provocative. His teachings are relatable for the modern seeker. He offers perspectives that provide answers for the modern seeker. As a humanitarian, he has activated the efforts of millions of volunteers worldwide in efforts that improve education, healthcare, the environment, and access to meditation and other yogic teachings. He is a New York Times best-selling author of Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy.
The Most Compelling Questions on Karma
If you were to ask 100 spiritual seekers their definitions of karma, you might receive 100 answers. And those answers may or may not be actually useful. Not that any of us want to buy a book merely on the strength of the recommendations of readers, Karma, A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny, comes with a powerful list of recommendations that offer reason alone to add this book to your library….and to read and re-read it often. Testimonials from noted yoga practitioners such as Deepak Chopra, Tom Brady, Will Smith, Phil Goldberg, Dr Mark Hyman, and HRH Princess Noor Bint Asem of Jordan, reinforce that Sadhguru offers an essential service in this tome: explaining the nuances of karma in a way that we can use to make sense of our experience and our practice. Personally, I agree with all of the praise.
“If you find your foot recurrently crushed under a wheel, the problem is not with the wheel. The problem is that you have no clue how to ride it. The aim of this book is not to reinvent the wheel but to suggest ways to ride it joyfully toward the destination of your choice, secure in the knowledge that you are in control of your own journey.”
Sadhguru offers this explanation in his “Note to the Reader,” a suggestion for those eager readers who would like to digest the insights offered here. For those of us who are trying to navigate the wheel we do not understand, Sadhguru is ready to offer riding lessons in these pages.
Karma, A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny, combines story and allegory, real-world examples, and sections of “Sadhana.” Sadhguru shares digestible sections: karma as a source of entanglement, the possibilities for finding freedom, and answers to some of the most significant questions people have about karma. In the Sadhana, or practice segments, Sadhguru offers ways to put the practice into practice. He says, “In Sanskrit, sadhna means a device or tool. These tools offer you an opportunity to put into practice some of the insights you encounter in each chapter and to test them in the laboratory of your experience.” After all, it is through practical experience that the teachings become real.
If you are ready for a relationship with karma that unveils the mysteries, then this is the book for you.
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Felicia Tomasko has spent more of her life practicing Yoga and Ayurveda than not. She first became introduced to the teachings through the writings of the Transcendentalists, through meditation, and using asana to cross-train for her practice of cross-country running. Between beginning her commitment to Yoga and Ayurveda and today, she earned degrees in environmental biology and anthropology and nursing, and certifications in the practice and teaching of yoga, yoga therapy, and Ayurveda while working in fields including cognitive neuroscience and plant biochemistry. Her commitment to writing is at least as long as her commitment to yoga. Working on everything related to the written word from newspapers to magazines to websites to books, Felicia has been writing and editing professionally since college. In order to feel like a teenager again, Felicia has pulled out her running shoes for regular interval sessions throughout Southern California. Since the very first issue of LA YOGA, Felicia has been part of the team and the growth and development of the Bliss Network.