Tag : Self-realization

The Most Immediate Way to Happiness Thiruvanamalai Mountain

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

Surrender in God and Self-Realization Sea, sun and sky

“Self-realization is perfected by devotional surrender to God.” –Yoga Sutras 2:45 In this discussion, Ryan begins by stating that to surrender in God is the most important thing a person

Contentment–Vasistha’s Yoga–Yoga Sutras A path among tall trees

In this lesson, Ryan discusses what yogic scriptures have to say concerning the practice of contentment. According to the Yoga Sutras, contentment, the second of the niyamas, is said to

Knowing God and Nonattachment A sunlit path in the woods.

In this video, Ryan explains the role of nonattachment as it applies to meditation practice. He gives us much to contemplate. If you are caught up in who you think

Nonattachment and Self-Realization Three birds in flight

Ryan begins this talk with the statement “Imagine that right now in this very moment that you have no attachments to anything, you have no attachments to your sense of

Spiritual Abundance – Presented on 5.9.2010 in Asheville, NC by Ryan Kurczak Sun over landscape

A lot of people say they’re interested in waking up, but if you start to take away the interesting words or the strange techniques, they lose interest. They don’t want

Self-Inquiry Meditation – Use this before your personal meditation practice. Ocean, sky and horizon

This video is an excerpt from a Sunday Meditation and Inspiration service. During this meditation session, we consider many questions that help us to identify our true Self. Prior to

Straight Talk on Spiritual Growth – South Asheville Kriya Satsang – Part 3/3 View over mountain ridges

When experiencing hardship or difficulty, place your awareness on the spiritual eye, and ask, “Is this real?”. Without attachment, watch and wait for the answer to come. Relax and know

Straight Talk on Spiritual Growth – South Asheville Kriya Satsang – Part 2/3 Sunlit forest path

In this talk, Ryan continues to answer questions about the spiritual path. A lot of people come to meditation, spiritual practice because their life isn’t what they want it to

Straight Talk on Spiritual Growth – South Asheville Kriya Satsang – Part 1/3 Rainbow over mountain ridge

In this talk, Ryan answers questions about the spiritual path. There is no real difference between Brahman, Ishvara, and Prakriti. They are essentially the same thing—the underlying creative intelligence which