12. What now?
Have you got a question?
The purpose of this blog is to raise curiosity in you and nothing else.
So if you have a question, do not just go back to surfing the internet or checking messages on your phone and forget about the question. If you have a question, seek the answer. Seek the answer with all the sincerity, integrity and patience. We do not find the answers to many of our questions simply because we do not make enough effort seeking them.
Be a seeker. If it is an important question for you, seek the answer.
We just learned about what yoga really is and a few methods of doing it.
Most of us like options. More the choices, perhaps the better. But you might want to follow a path that suits your personality or is easier for you to practice.
If you are an introvert, Raja yoga might be the right path for you. If you are an intellectual, Jnana yoga might be the right path for you. If you are an active and energetic person, Karma yoga might be the right path for you. If you are an emotional person, Bhakti yoga might be the right path for you.
You will have to explore and find out. The sooner you find it the better. Because then you can start making some real progress.
These four paths are not the only ones. There are many more. And some of them are genuine. You can follow one of them and it will ultimately lead you to the same destination.
However, it is very important to understand its basic principle and follow it with sincerity and compassion, both to yourself and others. Be non violent and stay away from over emphasis on rituals and fanaticism.
And always use your own reason and judgment.
I wish you all the best in your spiritual journey.