It is a wonderful thing to consider Yogananda’s life and to consider what he was able to accomplish and how that has allowed us to come to where we are today. To be able to learn these techniques, to study meditation, to practice yoga. And for this to be a valid approach to spirituality for those of us who live in the West and have a profound interest in Eastern philosophies, but even more than that, have an interest in the unification of all philosophies into what has been called the perennial wisdom; that underlying current, that underlying wisdom, that threads through all authentic enlightenment traditions.
“Look, there is no point in blindly believing that after I touch you, you will be saved, or that the chariot from heaven will be waiting for you. Because of the Guru’s attainment, the sanctifying touch becomes a helper in the blossoming of knowledge and being respectful towards having of acquiring this blessing, you must yourself become a sage and proceed on the path to elevate your soul by applying the techniques of sadhana given by the Guru.” – Swami Sri Yukteswar
“We are meant to become like Lahiri Mahasaya…such that we have the same realizations, such that we can live our life, play our role with peace and clarity while recognizing that one day that will all pass and then we move on to the next stage of our life.”
In the first episode of the Kriya Yoga Podcast Ryan explores the myth and legend of the life of Mahavatar Babaji through the sacred interactions with the gurus of this
Join us for a week-long immersion in the practices of Kriya Yoga as taught through the lineage of Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, Swami Sri Yukteswar, Paramahansa Yogananda and Roy Eugene Davis.
In this 3-day event, you will learn Kriya Yoga techniques which help to facilitate superconscious meditation. Ryan will hold satsangs to explore the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Bhagavad Gita, as they relate to effective practice of Kriya Meditation and serve as a supportive guide for yogic living. At the end of the weekend, it is our intention that participants have learned to bring forth a greater sense of spiritual awareness through the dedicated practice of Kriya Yoga philosophy and meditation practices.
Join us for a weekend immersion in the practices of Kriya Yoga as taught through the lineage of Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, Swami Sri Yukteswar, Paramahansa Yogananda and Roy Eugene Davis. In this 2-day event, you will learn Kriya Yoga meditation techniques which facilitate superconscious meditation.
Join us for an online retreat weekend dedicated to Ayurveda and Yogic Meditation. During this two-day event we will practice intensive meditation together and learn about the power of Ayurveda as a support for our yogic practice and lifestyle.
Dear Kriya Yogis: We had a good retreat at the Assisi Institute this past week. It was a joy to be there with you, to see many of you, whom
When there are no cravings and there are no attachments, you exist in what is there all the time. With these practices (practicing yoga, living in the right way, trying