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Kriya Yoga and Buddhism

Nayaswami Bharat

Question from avin: i am a buddhist, i have complete faith in the buddha and his dharma. moreover i am also attracted to yoga as it is explained by yoganada in his classic autobiography. i want to be clear if i will be welcome when i approach ananda to learn kriya yoga. will my buddhist faith be a disqualification for initiation into the…

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Kriya Yoga burns up karma

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Balasubrahmanyam: Namastey Guruji I have read the book “Autobiography of a yogi” and was inspired by the true relation between the technique in Kriya Yoga and the invention of J.C.Bose Crescograph. Swami Paramahamsa Yogananda clearly signified that when one gets initiated into Kriya Yoga and following certain techniques he can burn his Bad Karmas and attain Enlightment. Can you please explain…

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Minimum age for Kriya Yoga

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from nikhil: What is minimum age for Kriya Yoga? I have read Autobiography of a Yogi . iam very much inspired by it ? iam15.i want yo take diksha of kriyayaga cani?if not what is the training?

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Where can I find direct disciples of Babaji and Lahiri Mahasaya?

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from SATYASWARUP MOHANTY: A.u..m….. Is there any direct sishya (student) of Guru shyamacharan Lahiri/Swami Yukteswar giri or Mahabatar Babaji present in India physically. If yes how can we contact him. Pls answer.

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Hatha Yoga and Kriya Yoga

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Mary Tiwari: I have been meditating according to the Ananda lessons for about eight months now. I began the second part (The Art and Science of Raja Yoga) and have been facing some health issues. I guess my question is can I be initiated into Kriya Yoga if I am unable to do the Hatha Yoga postures?

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Sciatica and meditation posture, Hong-Sau technique

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from MS: I have bouts of sciatica which makes it painful to sit at times. I have tried to do Kriya’s lying down, with my knees up, feet flat, to feel like sitting. After a few tries, it seems to work well and I don’t fall asleep. Can I do Kriyas this way? Also, what is the differences between Hong Sau and…

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Trying to be regular with Kriya, and dealing with stressful situations

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from manjeri: Dear Dave, I am a kriyaban for past one year and am trying to be regular with my practise. I feel sometimes i get carried away and loose my temper and I dont like it. My job is like crises management and everyday there are lots of problems on my table. I can deal well sometimes but at times I…

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Ego resists meditation

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from tyler: My ego seems to be resisting my practice of Kriya Yoga. I go into a deep state when I practice, so I don’t understand why it happens. How can I look forward happily to practicing Kriya?

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Can Kriya Yoga protect one from black magic?

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Kalu: Can Kriya Yoga help protect one from spells cast by witch doctors? We often see them here in Nigeria. They cause problems in health and material and spiritual progress.