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Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian is a teacher in the tradition of Kriya Yoga who makes this ancient philosophy and practice accessible to the modern mind. Through her many books, events, and programs, she inspires both newcomers and experienced practitioners to create lives of abundant wholeness, purpose, and wisdom. She is the founder and spiritual director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) with headquarters in San Jose, California. CSE is a meditation center and spiritual community in the tradition of Kriya Yoga, based on the teachings Paramahansa Yogananda brought to the U.S. in 1920.

Yogacharya travels internationally as a sought after teacher, speaker, and retreat leader. She leads two successful nonprofit organizations and has been the recipient of several awards for community service, including the Mahatma Gandhi Award for the Promotion of Religious Pluralism from the Hindu American Foundation. Just as important, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her life in all of its fullness brings the timeless Vedic teachings out of ancient India and into the modern lifestyle of seekers of all faiths who yearn for a more spiritually conscious, fulfilled way to live.

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