Tag : Paramahansa Yogananda

Kriya Yoga Guru Paramahansa Yogananda Paramhansa Yogananda meditating outside

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.

A New Life Through Kriya Yoga

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

How to Learn Kriya Yoga When There are No Teachers Near You Ryan Kurczak sitting with Roy Eugene Davis

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.

#2 Bhagavad Gita Commentary in the Kriya Yoga Tradition 2/2 from Asheville, NC Seedling in various stages of growth.

In this video, we continue to explore Chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita. On the battlefield, we see the positive tendencies on one side and the negative tendencies on the

Are You Enlightened? Ganesh illustration

Recently, a colleague and fellow Kriya Yoga teacher asked how I responded to the question, “Are you enlightened?” At first, I laughed. I’ve been asked this question more times than

PART 20 – Chapter 1: Verses 32-33: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Prompted by verses 32-33, ch.1 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Ryan sets out to both shed light on how one can authentically develop in their spiritual practice, as well as on

PART 19 – Chapter 1: Verses 31-32: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Prompted by verses 31-32, ch.1 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Ryan sets out to both shed light on how one can authentically develop in their spiritual practice, as well as on

PART 17 – Chapter 1: Verse 30: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Ganesh illustration

Prompted by verse 30, ch.1 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Ryan sets out to both shed light on how one can authentically develop in their spiritual practice, as well as on

PART 16 – Chapter 1: Verse 29 continued: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Swami Sri Yukteswar

Prompted by verse 29, ch.1 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Ryan sets out to both shed light on how one can authentically develop in their spiritual practice, as well as on

PART 15 – Chapter 1: Verse 29: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Prompted by verse 29, ch.1 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Ryan sets out to both shed light on how one can authentically develop in their spiritual practice, as well as on