The Kriya Yoga Podcast

The Kriya Yoga Podcast

Exploring Kriya Yoga meditation, lifestyle and Self-realization philosophy for the 21st century yogi. Hosted by Ryan Kurczak, a student of Roy Eugene Davis.

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May 18, 2024 57 mins

Today's guest is Ray Booker, Kriya Yoga teacher and student of Roy Eugene Davis. Ray has been engaged on the Kriya Yoga path for many decades. He is an accomplished musician, student of Sanskrit and an Ayurvedic expert. During our talk Ray shares stories of his time with Roy Eugene Davis, from their trip to India, to times spent together in Georgia.  Mr. Booker reveals simple and effective ideas to encourage success on one's spirit...

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During our March 2024 Equinox retreat, we discussed the two phases of Kriya Yoga Meditation practice.  Phase one includes arranging your life, consciousness and schedule to support super-conscious meditation.  Phase two is the consistent experience of super-conscious meditation.

Your host, Ryan Kurczak, is a Kriya Yoga meditation teacher and author. He was authorized to teach Kriya Yoga in 2005, by Roy Eugene Davis, a direct stude...

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April 20, 2024 29 mins

Today's guest is Harald Reiske, Kriya Yoga teacher and student of Roy Eugene Davis. Harald has been engaged on the Kriya Yoga path for over 40 years, and joins us today to share his wisdom and experience.

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  1. How did you discover Kriya Yoga?  And what was your experience like ...
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April 6, 2024 45 mins

On this episode of Season 2 of The Kriya Yoga Podcast you will be listening to a class on the final chapter in Roy Eugene Davis' book Absolute Knowledge That Liberates Consciousness. During the final half of 2023, I sent a class, once a month, exploring Absolute Knowledge to members of our Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community. After completing the final class on Chapter 7: Infinite Life, I decided to release the entire course ...

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Welcome back to Season 2 of The Kriya Yoga Podcast. Kriya Yoga teacher and psychoanalyst David McGrath (https://www.davidmcgrath.ie/) and I explore the benefits of counseling and psychotherapy as a way to accelerate one's spiritual growth process. Over the last 25 years, I have had significant shifts in capacity for meditation by engaging with a counselor, when needed, to help address psychological blind spots and complexes, and...

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Welcome back to Season 2 of The Kriya Yoga Podcast. Today is the birthday of my Kriya Yoga Teacher, Roy Eugene Davis, and so we will consider his life and the quality of Shraddha as it related to his success on the spiritual path. We will also talk about how important Faith is for one intent on Self and God-Realization through yogic meditation.

Your host, Ryan Kurczak, is a Kriya Yoga meditation teacher and author. He was authorize...

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In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, we consider the purpose of suffering. We also consider how suffering can be ended. Our source material comes from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks with Ramana Maharshi, and a discussion with an unknown sage.

If you would like to participate in future live sessions consider becoming a member of The Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community or applying to the Kriya Yoga Apprenticeship Program.

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September 30, 2023 86 mins

Please welcome our special guest Phil McLemore. Phil is a returning guest, from episode 3 and 14. In this episode we discuss the process of moving into an Advanced Kriya Yoga practice. Phil and I also take some time to discuss the persistence of "I" in the latter stages of spiritual growth.

For continued inspiration and instruction, please read my new book, An Essential Guide to Kriya Yoga Practice. Now available in hardcover and s...

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Please enjoy this recording from our Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Monthly Lessons. In this talk, I discuss the power of practicing tapas as it relates to the elemental, astral and causal bodies.  Tapas is one of the 3 pillars of Kriya Yoga. To have the full results of Kriya Yoga, comprehensive practice of Tapas is ideal.  In this episode, we explore that process.

To particpiate in future monthly online events please join our Kriya Yo...

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Please enjoy this recording from our April 2023 Kriya Yoga Online Sunday Service. In this talk, I discuss the power of Spiritual Friendship.  We review verses from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, The Holy Science by Sri Yukteswar, and Roy Eugene Davis' commentary on the Bhagavad Gita.  To particpiate in future monthly online events please join our Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community.

https://www.patreon.com/KriyaYoga 

For continued i...

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Please welcome our special guest Donelle Mason. Donelle is a Kriya Yoga Meditation Facilitator from New Zealand. In this episode of the Kriya Yoga Podcast, Donelle shares her experience "being a student in the Kriya Yoga Tradition".

For continued inspiration and instruction, please read my new book, An Essential Guide to Kriya Yoga Practice. Now available in hardcover and softback on Amazon.

Your host, Ryan Kurczak, is a Kriya Yoga...

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August 5, 2023 57 mins

Please welcome our special guest Dr. Stella Wuttke. Dr. Stella Wuttke is a neurotherapy and neurofeedback specialist and sound healing practitioner. She is a certified Yoga and Meditation teacher in the Kriya Yoga tradition of Paramahansa Yogananda with Harald and Marlies Reiske. Dr. Wuttke was initiated and ordained by, Kriya Yoga teacher, Roy Eugene Davis. She is a post-doctoral neuroscientist with a PhD in Psychology. Dr. Wuttke...

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July 22, 2023 49 mins

In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, we consider the power of simplicity in our meditation practice. Complicated meditation practices are not always advanced meditation practices.

If you would like to participate in future live sessions consider becoming a member of The Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community or applying to the Kriya Yoga Apprenticeship Program.

For continued inspiration and instruction, please read my new book,...

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July 8, 2023 36 mins

In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, we consider the power of Ishvara. Ishvara is often referred to as God or AUM. Aligning attention with Ishvara is considered to be the fastest route to Self-realization. All of our yogic and meditation practices serve to make this easier. In this episode, we explore the meaning of Ishvara and consider relevant ways to experience the reality of Ishvara.

If you would like to participate in fu...

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In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, we consider the power of positive affirmation to change and empower your life. Kriya Yoga Teacher Roy Eugene Davis would always say, "Don't affirm that which you don't want to be true for yourself." Join us as we consider exactly what that means.

If you would like to participate in future live sessions consider becoming a member of The Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community or applying to the...

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This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 32 of The Western Yoga Podcast. The Western Yoga Podcast is hosted by Christopher Sartain.  Christopher is a fellow student of Roy Eugene Davis, author and Kriya Yoga teacher. Christopher asked me some thought provoking questions.  Some of his questions caught me off-guard, but all of them seemed to encourage a greater sense of discernment for those seeking to learn and practice Kriya Yog...

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Here we discuss the real meaning of Yogic Sleep. Ryan reviews the stages of consciousness from Jagrat, Svapna, to Sushupti and how the practice of proper meditation and Kriya Yoga provides the capacity to navigate the deepest levels of our being.  The inspiration for this discussion is based on the appropriate sutras from chapter 1 of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. 

In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, please enjoy a recording from...

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May 13, 2023 44 mins

In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, please enjoy a discussion with Vedic Astrologer and Ayurveda Doctor Ryan Strong. Mr. Strong and I discuss the value of Ayurveda as a profound support for Kriya Meditation practice.

Ryan Phillip Strong is an experienced natural health practitioner, herbalist and educator. Ryan is an Ayurvedic Doctor, a Professional Member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, he is a certified ...

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Here we discuss the power of intensity in spiritual practice and the real definition of discipline. We review the balance between spiritual activity and rest for optimal results on the Self-realization path.

In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, please enjoy a recording from our new Introduction to Kriya Yoga Course.  This course is currently being posted monthly for Kriya Yoga Online Patreon members and will be re...

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In this episode of The Kriya Yoga Podcast, please enjoy a recording from our 2022 End of Year Kriya Yoga Retreat.  If you would like to participate in future retreats consider becoming a member of The Kriya Yoga Online Patreon Community or applying to the Kriya Yoga Apprenticeship Program.

Here we discuss the question, "For 6 years, I have had a blockage in my heart chakra. Are there any techniques or advice on healing my ...

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