The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, written around the first century, contain precise information for proper practice of the soul-liberating path of Kriya Yoga. To our current knowledge, the practice of yoga existed at least three thousand years before Patanjali arranged the teaching into what we call the Yoga Sutras. His work distilled the essence of the philosophy and technique into four chapters of concise aphorisms that when contemplated, meditated on, and applied provide a direct route to personal experience of authentic spiritual growth.
In this course, you will learn to integrate your Kriya Meditation Practices with proper methods of contemplation to unlock the profound wisdom and power of the Sutras. Through this course, you will explore how the full 8 limbs of Yoga are applicable to your spiritual practices and daily living. The sutras can be complex and require much time and attention to understand. After completion of this course you will also have been introduced to the proper methods of contemplating and realizing the meaning behind any authentic spiritual text of your choosing.
Detailed study of the 11-Hour Downloadable Introduction to Kriya Yoga Training Course is required to understand this course. It is in my mind that after practicing our Kriya meditation, the Sutras most easily reveal their depths. If you are interested in downloading this Yoga Sutras Course and have not participated in the Kriya Meditation Training, I have made the recordings for that class available as an automatic download. See the following link:
This course was a recorded as a real-time webinar. Because of this, the nature of the lectures are fluid and there are breaks for answering student questions. During the live session, we had an additional online meditation session each week. Six of those have been recorded and are included, that you may follow along a guided Kriya Routine.
Recommended Text: Kriya Yoga: Continuing the Lineage of Enlightenment by Ryan Kurczak
What to Know Before You Purchase
A .zip file will be sent to you including nearly 26 hours of audio lecture and instruction in .mp3 sound file format. (Make sure you can unzip a .zip file and that you can play .mp3’s files before downloading.) Also, be aware, this is a big file (1.6 gigabytes). Be sure your internet is up to it. Due to the digital nature of this course, it is a non-refundable. Please be sure you are familiar with and resonate with Ryan’s approach to Kriya before committing to investing in this course.
If you are not familiar with Ryan’s approach to Kriya Yoga and spiritual growth please review the videos on this site: https://www.youtube.com/KriyaYogaOnline.
Students who have studied Ryan’s classes had this to say for feedback:
“It felt like you covered the sutras with as much thoroughness as would be useful given the fact that one can always go deeper. The contemplative technique itself was extremely valuable. Your receptivity to questions was one of my favorite parts of the experience. There were so many little but interesting side concepts and techniques that I found really valuable that I wouldn’t know where to begin in listing them. It was a worthwhile course for me and I am very glad I took it. Thank you for all the work you put in to it, especially the extra recordings. I feel like I have my feet on the ground with it and I have no doubt that I will continue to benefit from both the materials and practices for many years to come!”
“Your style of presentation, which is intelligent, to the point, succinct, without innuendo, suited me very well. And the results were there, so that speaks for itself! I wish you well in your field of teaching Kriya Yoga, and hope that our paths will cross again. Please keep me informed of any more online classes.”
“That’s a clarity around the practice of meditation that I most appreciate, as I think it preserves the purity of the goal and prevents it from getting obscured by a lot of inevitable mental and emotional clutter. People do bring with them so much baggage even though they feel impelled to look for the Truth. Some are just lost and looking for some meaningful connection in their lives. Your approach I like because I already have my sense of grounding spiritually and emotionally/psychologically, and you are presenting a method of refining practice without getting caught up in people’s personal lives.”