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Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Lord Krishna says---------
Being steadfast in yoga[Karma-yoga], O Dhananjaya (arjuna), perform actions, abandoning attachment, unperturbed by success and failure. This evenness of mind is Yoga.

— II: 48



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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[Being a Karma-yogi] it is your duty to work without claiming the fruits of the work. Be thou not subject to the fruits of actions nor should you have attraction for inaction.

— Bhagavad Gita
II: 47



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Whatever a person does with the body, with the organ of speech , by the senses, by the mind {deliberative mind], by intellect [the determinative mind], by egoism, or due to natural tendencies, should be dedicated to the Supreme Being.

— Srimad Bhagavatam
XI: 2.36



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Thus shalt be freed from the bandages of actions bearing good and evil results, with the heart steadfast in the yoga of renunciation, and liberated, thou shalt come unto me.

— Bhagavad Gita
IX:28



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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He who performs work resigning it to God, giving up all attachment is not tainted by the results of the work, just as a lotus leaf is not moistened by water [though it grows in water].

— Bhagavad Gita
V: 10.



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Lord Krishna says:-
Karma-yoga is to be practiced until the mind is dispassionate, until there develops spontaneous interest in hearing about Me.

— Srimad Bhagavatam
XI:20.9



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Lord Krishna reveals the secrecy of Yoga of Karma stating as-------

Imbued with the evenness of mind, one frees oneself in this life, alike from virtue and vice [their impressions embedded within]. Devote thyself therefore to this (Karma) yoga. This yoga is the secret of work.

— Bhagavad-Gita
II: 50



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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Whatever thou doest, whatever thou eatest, whatever thou bestowest in sacrifice, whatever thou givest away, whatever austerity thou practicest, O Son of Kunti {Arjuna}, dedicate them all to Me.

— Bhagavad Gita
IX:27



Karma Yoga as Preparatory to the Practice of Meditation

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But renunciation of action, O mighty armed {Arjuna), is difficult to attain without performance of selfless action. The sage devoted to selfless action attains Brahman before long.

— Bhagavad-Gita
V:6