The Chakra course, below, offers a deeper understanding of the mystical aspects of energy and healing. While it is helpful for any devotee to learn this body of knowledge, it will be especially enlightening to anyone who serves in the healing arts.

I also recommend this Chakra course to anyone who would like to study Level Two Healing with me later this year. We are in the process of developing an online course, and I also hope to be teaching Level Two at the Ananda Meditation Retreat this coming September. Level Two Healing is focused especially on learning  laying-on of hands healing, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. Stay tuned for further updates.

Level One Healing, (also known as Healing with Divine Energy) offers deep insight into distance healing prayers and can be learned here.

Mary Kretzmann
Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry 

PS – I apologize that I have not written my healing newsletters in recent months. I have been focused on writing longer and more in-depth articles for Ananda’s Clarity Magazine. My two most recent articles, Answering the Call to Pilgrimage and When the Miracle Is Withheld, address some of the mystical aspects of healing prayer.  I invite you to view my complete list of articles here. I would love to hear your comments.

chakraUnderstanding the Chakras In-Depth: An Inner Guide to Self-Realization
Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda with special live classes with Nayaswami Savitri (The classes can also be viewed on your own schedule.)

The chakras, the energy-distribution centers in our spines and brains, hold the keys to physical and emotional health. They also clearly describe the stages we all follow along our path to spiritual enlightenment.

In this course, you will become more actively aware of the chakras, of their functions, understanding exactly where they are within you and what they do to make you who you are. But what is even more important, you will begin to experience the reality of chakras rather than just reading or hearing about them. You’ll learn how to affect the movements of life-force in order to clear and purify the chakras. This is done through chakra awakening exercises including hatha yoga stretching, breathing, chanting, and meditations, working with color and sound, affirmations, and visualizations for each chakra.

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  1. dear Mary Kretzmann, its dominic lagae.
    i would like to know more about what chakra’s do for a mental patient.
    i now am seeing a psychiatrist and follow creative therapy,but long for spiritual stuff to keep me busy in a positive way,
    taking account of my restrictions.
    with much Joy and gratefullnesss.

  2. One should never go for this kind of healing as it has its concequences l have abad experiepnce from which I have still not re covered so please beware of this later they will say its your karma so you have to bear it so please be careful . My suggestion live asimple life and heal your yourself through your prayers from your religion be it Lord Shiva or Hanumanji

    1. Dear Harjeet,

      Thank you for your comments. I am sorry if you suffered from some sort of healing session from another spiritual path. I doubt very much that your negative experience stemmed from Ananda. The spiritual techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda, when practiced as taught, tend to give a gentle and joyful awakening and a gradual sense of spiritual expansion. There is nothing harsh about it.

      We have, however, offered special healing prayers for people who have experienced a harsh awakening of energy in the spine. You are correct to offer caution regarding practices that create a harsh awakening, as the damage can be long-lasting and difficult to heal. We can pray for you if you are open to that. (We never tell people it is their karma and just get used to it. We do whatever we can to help). Again – I am very sorry if you were told anything like that on another spiritual path. That would feel heartless and discouraging.

      If you like, you can request healing prayers here:
      We are located in California – but we pray for people all around the world.

      May God’s healing Light be with you now.

      Mary Kretzmann

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