Tag Archives: Practice

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (4)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (4)

Question: What was your Guruji, Sri Satya Charan Lahiri’s opinion of Kriya organisations? Answer: I am in possession of one letter written by my Guruj’s father, Chote Thakur (Tinkari Lahiri), to his disciple Mahesh Bhat. In this letter, he tells his disciple to always separate himself from a group of ten disciples who had started…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (3)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (3)

Question: How can I know if I am ready to receive original Kriya Yoga? Answer: Whether we think we are ready or not, whether we plan it or not and whether we like it or not: when our time comes, we receive Kriya. Lahiri Mahasaya was forty years old when he got Kriya from Babaji…

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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (2)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (2)

Question: I have heard that the many different kinds of Kriya are all variations on the same theme. Is this true? Answer: When the first books on Kriya Yoga reached the bookshops in the West, people had never heard about Kriya. They had never practised it before. So they learned a technique that they were…

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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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Love and Relationships

Love and Relationships

This subject has been covered to some extent in my book “Footsteps to Freedom”, but here are a few of Guruji’s more recent words on love and relationships: “Sometimes people want to know if they should think of marriage or not. Maybe they have had difficult experiences in the past. They ask me, “What is…

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The Four Ages

The Four Ages

Having blogged on a theme of ‘A World of Desire’ with reference to Kriya Yoga over the past term, and thinking about all the hype that we’ve heard about 2012 (not to mention all the films instilling a fear of disaster of apolitical proportions into millions of people), following on from last week’s “End of…

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The Pundit (Part Two)

The Pundit (Part Two)

Several years later, the pundit donned the ochre robes of an aesthetic. He left his home town and wandered in search of Truth. One night when he was still walking past midnight, he was greeted by a man in the street who asked him who he was and what he was doing. ‘Some people say…

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Awareness

Awareness

Guruji gives a monthly Satsang (spiritual talk) at Kashi Kriya Yoga Centre, and occasionally he talks after one of the weekly yoga classes. A few weeks ago, I wrote down the message he gave us after yoga as soon as I got home. It went something like this: “People may say that they are peaceful,…

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