DHYANA YOGA - CHAPTER 6 {BG}

Dinesh Gopalakrishnan
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Dinesh Gopalakrishnan
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"What is called renunciation you should know to be the same as yoga"

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Question 1

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The mind is the best of friends for whom?
Answer
  • For him who has conquered the mind
  • For him who has surrendered to its whims and fancies
  • For him who believes in, " वहि करो जो तुम्हारा मन कहता है"
  • For him who keeps speculating on the basis of mental concoction

Question 2

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What are the techniques described in this chapter to practice perfect YOGA?
Answer
  • It can be practiced very easily in any apartment on a yoga mat.
  • The seat should be neither too high nor too low and should be situated in a sacred place.
  • It can be practiced by anyone who has an agitated mind and sensual desires.
  • One should meditate upon anything which pleases him within his heart

Question 3

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By practicing Yoga and constant control of the body, mind and activities, the mystic transcendentalist, his mind regulated, attains to the [blank_start]kingdom of God[blank_end] [or the abode of Kṛṣṇa] by cessation of material existence.
Answer
  • kingdom of God

Question 4

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As a lamp in a windless place does not waver, so the transcendentalist, whose mind is controlled, remains always steady in his meditation on the transcendent Self.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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In the stage of perfection called trance
Answer
  • One becomes busy with human welfare activities
  • One becomes busy in improving the political system
  • One never departs from the truth, and upon gaining this he thinks there is no greater gain.
  • One becomes busy amassing wealth

Question 6

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What is the identity of a true Yogi?
Answer
  • He is compassionate towards the poor
  • He is busy building hospitals and educational institutions
  • He wears saffron or white clothing all the time
  • He sees Lord Krishna in all beings and also sees every being in the Lord.

Question 7

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According to Arjuna, the system of yoga summarized by Lord Krishna in the beginning of the chapter appears impractical and unendurable, for the mind is restless and unsteady.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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What is the destination of the unsuccessful transcendentalist, who in the beginning takes to the process of self-realization with faith but who later desists due to worldly-mindedness and thus does not attain perfection in mysticism?
Answer
  • He falls away from both spiritual and material success
  • He perishes like a riven cloud
  • He loses all his position and respect.
  • He is again born into a family of righteous people, or into a family of rich aristocracy

Question 9

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According to Lord KRISHNA who is the greatest among these?
Answer
  • An ascetic
  • An empiricist
  • The fruitive worker
  • A sincere yogi

Question 10

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According to Lord Krishna, of all kinds of Yogis , who is considered as the highest ?
Answer
  • One who lights no fire and performs no duty.
  • One who can perform mystic acts
  • One who can sit and meditate for hours together
  • One with great faith who always abides in Lord Krishna, thinks of Him within himself and renders transcendental loving service to Him.
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