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#11 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition 3/3 Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, Swami Sri Yukteswar, Paramahansa Yogananda, Roy Eugene Davis

The topic of this lecture is from Chapter 2, verse 72 of the Bhagavad Gita: “That is the divine state; having realized it, one is never again bewildered. Established in

#10 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition 2/3 Lahiri Mahasaya

Even the Masters continued to meditate after Self-realization. If you think you have figured it out, that’s a thought. Keep going. You will know when you are there. Whatever state

October Kriya Yoga Online Sunday Services

October Kriya Yoga Online Sunday Services  Philosophy and Meditation  Sundays, October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st  10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Eastern Time Zone  Sessions will be hosted online

#9 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition 1/3 Paramhansa Yogananda meditating outside

The topic of this talk is nonattachment to the sense urges. Ryan begins with Chapter 2, verse 60 of the Bhagavad Gita: “Even though a discerning devotee may continuously strive

#8 Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 2 Continued Part 3/3 in the Kriya Yoga Tradition Ganesh statue with garland of marigolds

Ryan references verses 58–59 of Chapter 2: “One who withdraws sensory awareness from temptations, as a turtle withdraws its limbs [into a shell], is firmly established in wisdom. The objects

How to Learn Kriya Yoga When There are No Teachers Near You

Often I am contacted by individuals interested in learning Kriya Yoga wanting to know how they can learn and begin practicing Kriya Yoga, even though there are no local teachers.

#7 Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 2 Continued Part 2/3 in the Kriya Yoga Tradition Swami Sri Yukteswar

In this video, Ryan discusses several verses of the Bhagavad Gita, which advise the yogi to practice equanimity in all circumstances and to skillfully perform his or her duty without

#6 Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 2 Continued Part 1/3 A sunlit path through the woods.

In this video, Ryan continues to emphasize the importance of doing one’s duty without attachment to the results. In Chapter 2 of the Gita, Krishna says to Arjuna, “Knowing now

#5 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition from Asheville, NC #3 of 3 A female firefighter

In this recording, Ryan discusses the importance of skillful performance of duty without attachment to results. He reminds us that the Bhagavad Gita states that “The yogi is not entitled to the

#4 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition from Asheville, NC #2 of 3 A sunlit archer.

In this video, Ryan continues his discussion of Chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita. Material sensations of cold, heat, pleasure and pain are transient and impermanent. If you can endure