Sage Sri Sankara:~ " "The highest beatitude is not to be attained by Yoga."
The path of
religion, the path of yoga and the path of wisdom were intended for different
classes of people. The wisdom is for the advanced seekers of truth. It deals
with the nature of the ultimate Truth and Reality. It is meant for superior
aspirants who have an inner urge to know the truth which is beyond the form, time
What is the use of practicing Samadhi within the
dualistic illusion? Samadhi belongs to
Sage Sri Sankara says: ~ Yoga is not the means of
liberation (page 132-133 - Commentary on Brihadaranyakopanishad.
In Sutra Bashya and Mandukya:~ The Samadhi and sleep are
does not advocate Samadhi.
Sage Sri Sankara in commentary to "Brahma Sutras:~ " "The highest beatitude is not to be attained by
Books of East Series page 298 Vol.1.) And he also says Samadhi is the same as sleep
~ this indicates that yoga is not the means to
Self-realization. And yogic Samadhi is not non dual Self-awareness’s.
Panchadasi ~ :~ impossibility of yoga arriving at a successful end to its
practices. ~ P.509 v, 109
The notions of ‘Self-realization through yoga is not philosophic. Every yogi who shuts
himself in a cave is not thereby freed from thinking.
Yoga can lead only to temporary peace, because the world is subject to
change. Only self- knowledge or Brahma Gnana or Atma Gnana can yield Advaitic
awareness in the midst of the form, time and space.