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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (20)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (20)

Question:I have heard that there is a self-realised Kriya master who will return to earth in several decades. Is this true? Answer: In the same way many people were claiming that they met Babaji after he had left his body. The people who are spreading these kind of stories are creating maya. There is a principle…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (18)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (18)

Question 1: I found the full technique of Kriya Yoga on the internet and am practising it. Is there any harm in not having a teacher – if so, what is the harm and why should I not practise it alone? Answer 1: It is very nice, there is no harm. The initiation in ancient time was…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (17)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (17)

Question: I feel confused, upset, and disappointed. I have been practising a changed method of Kriya for so long, and now many things I was taught by (a Kriya yoga association) have been thrown into doubt. Why was Kriya Yoga changed? And why are certain organisations so powerful? In short, how could God let such…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (15)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (15)

Question: According to some Kriya teachers / organisations, the Bhakti (devotion) path is enough for Self-Realisation. Are you saying that this is not true? Answer: Actually, there are three stages in yoga: Karma, Jnana and Bhakti yoga. This is clearly spoken of in the Bhagvad Gita. The answer to this question can be found in…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (12)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (12)

Question: What is the difference between your Kriya and that of other Kriya organisations? Answer: Certain Kriya yoga organisations are not paying respect to Bare Baba (Lahiri Mahasaya) properly. And for original Kriya Yoga, there must be a living Guru. This is a principle. There is no compromise regarding this fact. My work is not…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (11)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (11)

Question: How do I decide who is my master? Answer: Leave it up to Bare Baba (Lahiri Mahasaya) because this is not in your hand. These doubts and this line of thinking is because of unstable mind – and it plays tricks. If I have given a person Kriya Yoga initiation, their duty besides practice…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (9)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (9)

Question: I need to know the truth about my previous Kriya master – was he a Sadguru or not? I can only see that I have two gurus – what can I do? Answer: Lahiri Mahasaya is Sadguru. Remember him. And also, remember the person who has initiated Kriya to you, who is alive. Surrender…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (8)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (8)

Question: My previous Kriya master taught me that certain parts of the original Kriya technique are not necessary or especially secret and will come automatically in the higher stages of practice. Is this true? Answer: There are gurus of Kriya Yoga who say that Khechari Mudra is useless, or that Nabhi Kriya or Yoni Mudra…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (7)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (7)

Question: Are you criticising other Kriya masters? Answer: I have already stated that there is no question of criticism. It is my duty to speak the truth about certain facts. If you have no courage to listen to the truth, then you will immediately say that this is a criticism. Most people believe everything in…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (1)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (1)

Question: I have been initiated into a different Kriya technique, and I have always practised it with dedication. Now I understand that I was not given the original technique. I have been told by a fellow Kriyaban that it is all variations on the same theme, but I do not feel satisfied with the answer.…

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A Question of Acceptance (Part Two)

A Question of Acceptance (Part Two)

On the subject of being ready to accept initiation when the time comes, Guruji says, “previous knowledge can be a big obstacle.” When seekers or new disciples have been taught to believe and have faith in a certain way, it is hard to accept anything new. “When you are already full of knowledge, it is…

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There is Only One Kriya Yoga

There is Only One Kriya Yoga

Introduction by Yogacharya Prakash Shankar Vyas (Guruji) – PART FIVE Certain books on Kriya Yoga have greatly influenced what people accept to be true about the Kriya path. It was through books that Westerners came to know about Kriya Yoga, and it spread all over the world. People have trusted for many years that every…

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There is Only One Kriya Yoga

There is Only One Kriya Yoga

Introduction by Yogacharya Prakash Shankar Vyas (Guruji) – PART THREE My desire is that before and after initiation everything should be very clear. I have previously answered the most commonly asked questions on this subject and we will now share them for the benefit of a wider audience on the blog over the coming months.…

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Slow and Steady wins the Race

Slow and Steady wins the Race

‘Slow and steady wins the race,’ said Guruji. ‘There is no hurry for practice. It is not meant to be a big race. There is no need for any hurry. And consciousness increases day by day with practice. You should always think that you are a tortoise; think that slow and steady is the way…

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Kriya and Mountain Climbing

Kriya and Mountain Climbing

Continuing from last week, the question-and-answer session between Guruji and some new disciples at a “Kriya check”: Q: I sometimes feel that the quality of my practice is deteriorating. Sometimes it is easy to concentrate, but at other times I am so distracted… A: It is important to always stay conscious and determined when it…

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