Brahmachari Sagar resides in the Ananda Monastery located at Ananda Village in Northern California. Born into a family of kriya-yogis, Sagar read Paramhansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi at a young age, an influence that culminated in his decision to serve Yogananda’s mission through Ananda. Sagar led Ananda’s work in Mumbai for about five years and has served Ananda’s work in India and the United States as a teacher and counselor to students and as a meditation and stress-relief workshop facilitator for corporates. Sagar currently serves in Ananda’s Online Ministry. He is one of the principal instructors for the Ananda Course in Meditation and has helped create several such online offerings and webinars.
Jitendra Guidon, Director of Online with Ananda’s Online, is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda living at Ananda Village in Northern California. While serving with Ananda, he enjoys spreading the ancient teachings of Yoga to all truth seekers around the world and looks forward to connecting with new friends from different backgrounds and affiliations. After reading Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda, Jitendra began his journey with the teachings and meditation in 2006. He continues to feel the inner transformation that comes with the power of the techniques. He is a certified Ananda Meditation instructor and Ananda Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200). Jitendra is originally from Rhode Island, where he helped lead the Ananda Yoga and Meditation Center and aided in spreading the path of Self-realization in Boston and New York City. He has taught meditation in diverse settings including yoga studios, government agencies, colleges, high schools, rehabilitation centers and more.
We will explore kriya yoga and the path to self-realization based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi.
In this workshop we will discuss:
- What is self-realization and how does one achieve it?
- What is kriya yoga and what are the potential benefits?
- Practical ways to gain control over our reactive process.
- Steps to learning kriya yoga in the lineage of Paramhansa Yogananda. All are welcome!
This is an in-person program.