The real Kriya Yoga way (pranayama, life-force control) is not a bypath. It is the direct highway, the shortest route, to divine realization. It teaches man to ascend heavenward by leading the ego, mind, and life force through the same spinal channel that was used when the soul originally descended into the body. More...

Kriya Yoga

Kriya YogaPARAMAHANSA YOGANANDA in his Autobiography of a Yogi gives an in-depth explanation of the scientific basis of Kriya Yoga, one of the most powerful and advanced meditation techniques ever available. More...


The Life of Yogananda in Pictures

A six-minute slideshow with a number of unique photographs showing Yogananda's cross-continental speaking tour, giving Kriya Yoga classes, his trip to India and Egypt, during private moments with his disciples and during major official engagements. See slideshow...



Yogananda's podcasts

Paramahansa Yogananda
talks about Kriya Yoga,
True Happiness,
& Meditation


Kriya Yoga + Devotion

Brother AnandamoyKriya Yoga plus Devotion by Brother Anandamoy
The purpose of life is to be free from suffering and to attain infinite bliss consciousness – and that is God. Paramahansa Yogananda said, "Always remember, Kriya Yoga plus devotion – it works like mathematics – it cannot fail." More...


Mastering the Techniques of Meditation

Brother IshtanandaMastering the Techniques of Meditation
by Brother Ishtananda
Our path has 7 main techniques which are synergistic: Energization Exercises, Hong Sau, Aum, Kriya proper (Kriya Yoga), Kriya 2, Kriya 3, Kriya 4. More...
The Hong-Sau and Aum Techniques by Brother Ishtananda


The Value of Meditation

More and more people nowadays are realizing the tremendous benefits of meditation. They may read books on this subject or listen to spiritual teachers who advise, "Practice silence; go within." But multitudes who try it find themselves asking, "What on earth does that mean?" More...


Practising the Presence of God

Brother MokshanandaBHAKTI YOGA By Brother Mokshanada
The scientific meditation techniques of Raja Yoga [the techniques of meditation taught in Self-Realization Fellowship] combined with the great energizing power of devotion constitute the easiest and most natural way to attain divine realization. More...


How to Develop Love for God

Brother BhaktanandaHow to Develop Love for God By Brother Bhaktananda

Stillness means just being absorbed in feeling God's presence at the spiritual eye. No thinking, no chanting, no praying. It is in that stillness that we really have communion with God, as peace, joy, and love. More...


Love, Serve

Sri Daya MataLove, Serve by Sri Daya Mata

If you choose to see God, you can see Him everywhere. Even with the many responsibilities that have been laid upon my shoulders these forty-odd years, that relationship with God is my life. I try to see Him in everything. More...



Spirituality lies not in the power to heal others, to perform miracles, or to astound the world with our wisdom, but in the ability to endure with right attitude whatever crosses we have to face in our daily lives, and thus to rise above them. This spirit bestows all-conquering strength and supreme happiness.
Sri Daya Mata