#61: The Two Spiritual Paths – Impersonalism vs Personalism

Breaking Trail

Jul 8 2023 • 1 hr 1 min

Imagine choosing between coca cola and freshly pressed sugarcane juice; just like our tastes differ, so do our spiritual paths. Some prefer to relate to the ocean of light or the impersonal path, while others embrace the personal form of the Supreme Lord. While at first the paths run parallel to each other—recognizing our true identity beyond the physical body and caring for the welfare of all—as we progress, a crucial decision awaits. Will we accept the existence of a Supreme Person or immerse ourselves in the ocean of light? Guided by the most authoritative yoga texts, namely the Bhavagad-gita, we look at which of these two spiritual paths lead to the highest perfection. We shed light on the rise of impersonalism as a social trend, with common catchphrases such as “We are all one” that often overshadows a deeper understanding of spirituality. Whether you're a true seeker or a curious observer, join us as we explore the path less traveled in pursuit of spiritual growth and e