Karma and the Jivanmukti

Occasionally a question comes in that inspires Gurudeva to expound deeply upon the subject. So it is today with the intruiging question, "Does the Jivanmukta still make karma?" Gurudeva first talks about those who are still living in the external mind and the creation of karma there. Then he discusses the Jivanmukti, one who has broken through these cycles and realized the Self many, many times. His karma is like writing on water.

Photo of  Gurudeva
The force of the intellectual area of the mind is controlled and transmuted through the power of a regulated breath. A beginning pranayama is a method of breathing nine counts as we inhale, holding one; nine counts as we exhale, holding one count.
—Gurudeva