Bhakti for Fighters

Bhakti Yoga is the “yoga of devotion”, and the devotion in this case also has connotations of service and affection. In the Bhagavad Gita, it is one of the forms of yoga that Krishna tells the archer Arjuna that is superior to (but also complementary to, and combinable with) other forms of yoga: karma yoga, or the yoga of action / service; and jnana yoga, the yoga of intellect. When all else is unclear, when discernment of the right action is unclear, and intelligence also fails to provide the answer, actions infused with dedication and devotion to a higher truth and soul will provide a path.

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