Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, Page 331
The Master said:
"The Vedantists do not accept hathayoga. There is also rAjayoga.
RAjayoga describes how to achieve union with God through the mind -
by means of discrimination and bhakti. This yoga is good.
Hathayoga is not good. The life of man in the Kaliyuga
is dependendent on food."
om tat sat
~~~~~~~om shanthi om~~~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: