Kriya Yoga, a type of yoga that came to the West in the 1940s after the book “The Autobiography of a Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda.
In Sanskrit, Kriya means kri (action), ya (soul). It stimulates the flow of energy in your body, but also focuses on inner peace.
What is Kriya Yoga?
In Kriya Yoga, you perform what are called kriyas. You do this in a specific order. Kriyas are various meditation exercises and breathing techniques. In this way, you ensure that you find peace within yourself.
The meditation ideally takes place twice a day for an hour. You focus inward and concentrate on your energy.
Kriya Yoga assumes that you carry karma from a past life. Through Kriya Yoga, you purify this karma as quickly as possible.
4 Benefits of Kriya Yoga
1) In Kriya Yoga, your body is in optimal connection with your mind. Everything in you is perfectly balanced. This allows you to optimally enjoy all the beauty that life has to offer.
2 Through Kriya Yoga, you learn to listen to your body in the best possible way. This way you can look into your soul and get to know it. This is the best way to get to know yourself. It also means that you know your limits so that you can avoid possible discomfort.
3. kriya yoga improves the flow of energy pathways. Your chakras are optimally stimulated. This can be done through exercises, but also through meditation. Possible blockages in the body are reduced or even eliminated.
4. Kriya Yoga is suitable for everyone. Regardless of your religion or no religion. Regardless of your physical and mental abilities or limitations.
Do you teach Kriya Yoga or participate in Kriya Yoga classes?
Unfortunately, you cannot receive a certificate to teach Kriya Yoga. Kriya Yoga is passed down from teacher to student. So it will be quite difficult to find a teacher.
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