Techniques of the Kriya Yoga Path

Kriya Yoga is much more than the specific technique. It is an entire way of life and an attitude toward life. It embraces all the various paths of religion and brings them into a comprehensive whole.


A series of psychophysical exercises developed by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1916 to prepare the body for meditation. Regular practice promotes mental and physical relaxation and develops dynamic will power. Making use of the breath, life force, and concentrated attention, the technique enables one to draw abundant energy consciously into the body, purifying and strengthening all the body parts systematically in turn.

Hong So Technique of Concentration

 Through practice of this technique one learns to withdraw thought and energy from outward distractions so that they may be focused on any goal to be achieved or problem to be solved. Or one may direct that concentrated attention toward realizing the Divine Consciousness within.

Aum Technique

A meditation technique which enables the practitioner to hear blissful inner sounds emanating from the subtle spinal energy centers (chakras). It is the best meditation method for hearing and communing with the cosmic vibration AUM.

Kriya Yoga

Kriya is an advanced Raja Yoga technique of pranayama (life-energy control). Kriya reinforces and revitalizes subtle currents of life energy (prana) in the spine and brain.

Correct practice of Kriya Yoga enables the normal activities of the heart and lungs and nervous system to slow down naturally, producing deep inner stillness of body and mind and freeing the attention from the usual turbulence of thoughts, emotions, and sensory perceptions.

How to get Kriya Yoga?

There are five steps to get the initiation into the Kriya technique.