Yoga Psychology | Yogic Learning & Yogic Thinking


Manana -The 2nd Level The next step in the Four Step process of Yogic learning, following the first Smarana, [click here for Yogic Learning I] is Manana. The word Manana comes from the root Man in Sanskrit, meaning thought, and Manana is- to think. So, to think about what we have cognized through Smarana, is Manana. This is the second of the 4 step Yogic Learning process. According to Yoga, there are 5 ways of thinking, out of which 4 lead to error, and one leads to the right conclusions: Right Knowledge/ Pramana Cognitive Dissonance/ Non-discernment/ Viparyaya Affective delusion/Language based delusion/ [...]