Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga

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The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga is the most complete text available on the theory and practice of Kriya Yoga. The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga takes the student step-by-step through the eight stages of Patanjali's Kriya Yoga system and contains extensive chapters on pranayama, meditation, mantra, and hatha yoga, including how specific yoga asanas can be used to balance each of the seven chakras. If you could only have one book on yoga, this would be it!
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Overview

The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga is the most complete text available on the theory and practice of Kriya Yoga. The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga takes the student step-by-step through the eight stages of Patanjali's Kriya Yoga system and contains extensive chapters on pranayama, meditation, mantra, and hatha yoga, including how specific yoga asanas can be used to balance each of the seven chakras. If you could only have one book on yoga, this would be it!
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What People Are Saying

Joan Budilovsky
"Simply stated, thoroughly presented--an eloquent, informative, and thoughtful reading for students and teachers of yoga."--(Joan Budilovsky, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Meditation, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Massage)
Priscilla Potter
"The best and most readable book on yoga that I have ever read. It is the main text for my Hatha Yoga Teachers Training Courses."--(Priscilla Potter, Director of The Yoga Connection, Tucson, AZ)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780961309916
  • Publisher: Temple of Kriya Yoga, The
  • Publication date: 7/28/1997
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 676,886
  • Product dimensions: 5.55 (w) x 8.66 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Meet the Author

Goswami Kriyananda, the founder and spiritual preceptor of the Temple of Kriya, carries the flame of the lineage of Babaji and Paramahansa Yogananda. He has been guiding souls along the pathway toward enlightenment for over 50 years. Kriyananda teaches the ageless wisdom of Kriya with warm humor and deep mystical understanding, offering you a system for experiencing a transformation in consciousness which enriches your life on every level, spiritually, mentally, and physically.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Law of Abstention (Yama)
Chapter 2: The Law of Observance (Niyama)
Chapter 3: The Classical Purification Techniques (Shat Kriyas)
Chapter 4: Fundamental Concepts (Asans)
Chapter 5: Mystical Hand Gestures and Holds
Chapter 6: Relaxation Techniques and Stretching Exercises
Chapter 7: The Classical Postures
Chapter 8: Salutation to the Sun (Surya-Namaskar)
Chapter 9: Salutation to the Moon (Chandra-Namaskar)
Chapter 10: Meditative Poses
Chapter 11: Breath Control (Pranayama)
Chapter 12: Breathing Techniques (Pranayama)
Chapter 13: Sense-Withdrawl (Pratyahara)
Chapter 14: Concentration (Dharana)
Chapter 15: Mantra and Meditation (Fact and Fancy)
Chapter 16: Mantra - What is Mantra?
Chapter 17: Hong-Sau Kriya Meditation Technique
Chapter 18: Meditation (Dhyana)
Chapter 19: The Eternal Cosmic Vibration
Chapter 20: Contemplation (Samadhi)
Chapter 21: God-Consciousness (Kaivalya)
Chapter 22: Epilogue-The Moment of Enlightenment
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2003

    Very Practical and Comprehensive!

    A wonderfully practical guide to living the life of a yogi in this Age - being in the world, not of it! A must read for anyone who looks to improving physical and spiritual balance in their life.

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