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Level 1 Lesson 11, Coursepack, Pages 141-154
1.If religion and yoga are practiced at the lower levels only, what is the result? Dogma and Intellectualism
2.The Egyptian Yoga Book series has been put together in such a fashion as to offer what? Provide for the needs of various personality types.
3.How should an aspirant think about their prospects to follow the integral path of Sema Tawi – Kemetic Yoga? The integral path of yoga, with proper guidence, is the most secure method to achieve genuine enlightenment.
4.List the 4 aspects of the personality? Emotion, Action, Reason, Will
5.The yoga of Devotional Love enhances and harnasses the Emotional aspect of the personality
6.Integral yoga gives you the opportunity to practice Yoga at all times? True
7.Describe the 4 main paths of Yoga practice?
•Yoga of Devotion. Harnesses the emotional aspect of the personality and directs it to the divine- leads to contentment. Control of feeling, directed toward the divine. Enlighten the emotions.
•Yoga of Wisdom. Harnesses the reasoning aspect of the personality and directs it to the divine – leads to understanding. understanding the divine, mystical pyschology. Enlighten the intellect.
•Yoga of Right Action. Harnesses the Action aspect of the personality and directs it to the divine- leads to peace. Self- control, selfless service, purity of heart. Enlighten the body.
•Yoga of Meditation. Harnesses the Will-power aspect of the personality and directs it to the divine – leads to fulfillment. Study of the mind and development of inner powers. Enlighten the unconscious.
•Also, Tantric path. Harnesses the Life-force energy of the personality and directs it to the divine.
8.The yoga of meditation controls the feelings direction to the divine? False.
9.Whats one critical factor every aspirant shoud understand? How to balance the day to day reality with the teaching that is being learned. In the teaching one learns to transcend the world but this does not mean it is left behind. Perform responsibilities, leave nothing done to the best of ones ability to have peace of mind each day, ordinary life is not a mistake but is for our benefit and allows us to practice the teachings and be purified. Do not reject/neglect this chance of time, life, and activity but use it wisely.