The Path's Four Stages

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads from Lesson 30 of the Himalayan Academy publication "Path To Siva," explaining the four stages of our spiritual path, namely, charya, kriya, yoga and jnana. The four paths are the quintessential stages through which the soul grows and matures with the view to attaining the ultimate goal, realisation.


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
Contemplation is man's power over his mind as he begins to go within himself. Concentration is man's power over his mind as he goes through life working out life's problems. And meditation is man's wisdom.
—Gurudeva