Tag : Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Kriya Yoga Immersion and Initiation – May – Asheville, NC

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.

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

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.

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 18 – Chapter 1: Verse 30 continued: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

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 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