Yog: Journey from Divine to Human

Updated: Jun 17, 2020

You were taught that Yog/Yoga is a journey from human to divine. Well, that's incorrect. You were taught it's about merging with Divine. That's incorrect too.

You cease to exist
You cease to exist

Note: This article is not for those who have even more butchered understanding of yog/yoga like it is a way to exercise your body or calm your mind and all such bullshit.

When you start on the path of #Yog/#Yoga if you start with the perception that you are a human and you have to merge with Divine, means its a journey from Human to Divine, then you will forever be human and will never reach divine. Because, see who is trying in you, who is making efforts in you? A Human.

That means a Human needs to stay active, keep making efforts, stay alive to merge into Divine. Right? A human should always be there, else who will do Yog? Who will merge with Divine? Those who start with this fabulously faulty perception are still doing Yog after decades, after half a century.

Yes, I have met many such people. This perception keeps you on the track of doing, experiencing and knowing. What is a human after all? An Experiencer, Knower, a Bhogi/Bhokta in a nutshell. And such people are very proud of their long, old Yoga practices and worldwide knowledge & experience of it. They have turned it into an endless journey which never reaches the destination and they are very proud of it. As if Patanjali or Yoga Shastra/Scriptures declared - Whosoever is