self-surrender

Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Surrender

The three strategies or practices of Kriya Yoga that Patanjali offers as the way to remove obstructions and cultivate superconsciousness are self-discipline, self-study, and self-surrender. Self-discipline is practiced every day through intentionally joyful living, by […]

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Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Inquiry

[Humanity] naturally feels great necessity for Sat, Existence; Chit, Consciousness; and Ananda, Bliss. These three are the real necessities of the human heart and have nothing to do with anything outside [the] Self. They are […]

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Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Discipline

Freedom through Self-Discipline For Self-realization and Self-actualization, practice self-discipline…. — Yoga Sutras 2.2 Self-discipline is the first practice that the sage Patanjali lists as defining Kriya Yoga, the way of spiritually awakened intentional living. The […]

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How to Get Centered and Stay Centered

Environment is stronger than willpower. — Paramahansa Yogananda A successful, thriving, spiritually aware life is best supported by a healthy lifestyle that includes a wholesome diet, sufficient rest, regular exercise, daily meditation, loving relationships, and […]

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Learn How to Practice Meditation

Four Stages to Meditation Practice There are four basic stages to meditation practice — like the four movements in a beautiful symphony, they flow together in a great concert of higher awareness. Within these four […]

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Self-Awareness: Realize Your True Self

How do we handle the pressure when an important work deadline appears to be looming? What can we do when we feel there’s not enough time? In this video, Yogacharya O’Brian demonstrates how to change […]

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Be Steadfast – Teachings of Kriya Yoga

Kriya Yoga Satsang with Yogacharya: Be Steadfast Unwavering dedication to the goal of a Self- and God-realized life is a decision to live in the soul, to anchor our awareness in the true Self. Steadfastness […]

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