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What is Kriya Yoga ?
Introduction on Kriya Yoga

Kriya Yoga is a technique, taught directly by the master to the disciple through a purification process.

There is no written record of when this ancient tradition of Kriya Yoga began. The rishis of the Upanishads, Shri Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita, Maharishi Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras and many other masters of yoga, practiced and taught the scientific method of Kriya Yoga through the ages. In the modern times, toward the middle of the ninteenth century, Mahavatar Babaji brought the technique of Kriya Yoga to the general public through his discipline Shri Shyamacharan Lahiri, a pious householder (Lahiri Mahasaya).

Kriya Yoga is also called Chauturanga Yoga, which has four parts: Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi.

Kriya Yoga is an integral Yoga, a union of Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga. Kriya Yoga is a scientific technique of meditation, which brings all-round development to a person.

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This introduction on Kriya Yoga was provided by Christine Gruenwald.

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