Kriya Preparation Segment #1: Exploring the path of Kriya Yoga

Prerequisite: Raja & Hatha Yoga Intensive

Are you interested in exploring the pathway to Kriya Yoga? Would you like to spend some time to deepen the practices and philosophy you’ve already learned in the Raja Yoga course? Would you like to develop a regular, daily practice of meditation?

These 12 weeks of Kriya Yoga Preparation segment 1 are designed to support you and help you to explore if continuing toward Kriya Yoga resonates with you.

NOTE: Owing to the coronavirus threat, we have created an online class using the virtual classroom of Zoom.


  • History & Role of Kriya Yoga
  • 3 weeks of Integrating Raja Yoga into Daily Life through: Sadhana, Service & Study, Satsang & Support
  • 2 weeks of initial exploration of Autobiography of a Yogi—Chapters 12, 26, 33, 35, 42
  • 5 weeks: Essence of Self-Realization—Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda
  • The Need for the Guru
  • The Disciple’s Part

Dates: 12 Thursdays, May 6 – July 22, 2021 at 7 – 8:45 pm

Cost: $175

Plus Texts: Autobiography of a Yogi, Essence of Self-Realization, Energization Exercises poster

Instructors: Kriyacharyas Hriman & Padma McGilloway

Location: ONLINE on Zoom

Hriman and Padma McGilloway