Shri Krishna Puja: Yogeshwara – The Technique of the Play Campus, Cabella Ligure (Italy)

Shri Krishna Puja. Cabella Ligure (Italy), 1 September 1991. Today we have decided to worship the Yogeshwara. I think that is the greatest name of Shri Krishna for us. That means He is the Ishwara of yoga. ‘Yoga’ means ’the union’ as you know, with the Divine. But also yoga has another meaning which means ’yukti’ (युक्ती). In English language, to translate it properly, not possible, we can call it as – yukti means ’the trick’, the trick. But trick is always connected with something funny and bad. But this yukti means ’the technique’. The technique is mechanical, so I couldn’t find any proper word for yukti. But one can say, it is (the) ’to know the technique’ and ’the trick of the technique’ is also another meaning of yoga, yukti. So, even if you are connected, if you do not know the trick of the union, then it is useless. It is of no avail. So what one has to learn after getting realization, not only the technique, but the trick of the technique. At Krishna’s level, when we reach, it is an incarnation after Shri Rama’s. So Shri Rama came as a Maryada Purushottoma, means a person who is a complete ideal of maryadas and a benevolent king. But, in the case of Shri Krishna, it was a different phase because people had become extremely serious, very disciplined, and were leading a life, which was, we can say, ‘over-dharmic’. And this had put the people at a level Read More …