Gyana Marga

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Gyana Marga or Jnana marga - the path of Jnana or knowledge

Since the ancient times, two paths (maarga = path) have been laid out before human beings: karma marga and the Gyana marga. Karma marga : A person has to perform all actions ordained by the scriptures to attain progress in worldly life and also prepare for spirirtual enlightenment.

Gyana or Jnana Marga: Here a person is expected to maintain the body and continue sadhanas or spiritual practices.