Query: Could we get some answers from you as to how Kriya yoga differs from Kundalini
yoga as I have but faintest idea that both work on chakras principle and thats about it. Also depending on
one's own Karma in last birth, is it possible to get rid of purvapaap by practising Kriya yoga in this birth
and further on spiritual path?|
I am not exactly aware of the process of Kriya yoga! What truly concerns
is... following the path of pranayama... the correct breathing process... as followed in Raja yoga, vipassana
etc. and what does pranayama... the correct breathing truly
The gist of all forms of yoga meditation is reaching God Almighty. Some
call it enlightenment, others self realization! Whatever the nomenclature... the essence of yoga meditation
at any given point of time always remain the same.
And what does yoga meditation actually mean? Yoga in English is termed
meditation! Yoga is derived from the root word Yog which in Hindi stands for synthesis between the two! The
effort of our soul atman to merge with Brahman... Parmatman... God Almighty himself is termed
Ever since every soul atman separated from its source, God Almighty
himself... it tries merging with the supreme whole at the earliest possible! Here we need to understand it is
our soul atman that has manifested the body to work out its Karma... remove the dross impurities within! It
is not within the capability of the body to manifest a soul atman.
Our soul atman being the master and controller of the body... it becomes
imperative for the body... the human form to continue trying ways and means to merge with God Almighty at the
earliest! Every form of yoga meditation is a step towards God! Kriya yoga also must mean that.
Primarily we need to focus on our breathing process! It is our soul atman
that needs the breathing... not the human form! Devoid of breathing... the soul atman immediately leaves the
body to decay and die! The essence of yoga meditation is lying in the Shavasana pose of yoga and
concentrating on the breathing process!
Lying in the dead pose we slowly realize... something inside us that
resides within our heart needs fresh air to keep going. If we truly reach the source... our soul atman... we
would immediately realize God... merge with God Almighty!
Neti (not this, not this) as preached and advocated by Maharishi Ramana
is a sure shot method of reaching God Almighty at the earliest. Neti is best performed in the Shavasana pose
of yoga! Following the path of Neti... one finally transcends all barriers of ephemeral world!
Kundalini yoga... the awakening of the Kundalini is not directly related
to Kriya yoga or any other form of yoga! By Kundalini yoga we mean awakening of the Kundalini fully! The
Kundalini energy... the Kundalini Shakti that lies coiled within our spine needs to be released... rather
needs to be raised to the level of forehead!
By practicing absolute celibacy for a minimum period of 12 years in
continuation... full awakening of the Kundalini is possible! In absence of voluntary practice of celibacy...
full awakening of the Kundalini shall never occur. The full awakening of the Kundalini results in opening of
Shahastra Pushpa within our brain (that exists behind our forehead).
The moment this happens... one finally reaches the stage of Nirvikalpa
Samadhi... when one has permanent communion with God Almighty on one-to-one basis! Reaching the stage of
Nirvikalpa Samadhi announces reaching the 8.4 millionth manifestation... the last in the cosmic life cycle!
One finally gains enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and salvation (moksha) forever.
In my personal life I was never after awakening of the Kundalini! At 17
years of age I did not know what Kundalini meant! The moment I realized God in 1993... I came to know my
Kundalini had fully awakened absolutely unknown to me.
Awakening of the Kundalini is not a small feature. God Almighty ordained
a human life cycle of 1.1 million manifestations (an earthly abode of 12.4 million years) for full awakening
of the Kundalini! We must always remember... we have one life to live! Who knows what we shall be in the next
manifestation... why not travel the spiritual path now!
The foremost of all things in life is forming a definite goal of present
life. Pursuing this goal with the bulldog determination of Winston Churchill with all eggs in one basket is
the true essence of life! I exactly did that... I still favor all pursuing the same path. Most human beings
do not carry a fixed goal in life... their life is like a rudderless boat going round and round in the
Having a fixed goal in life journey half covered. Whenever we talk of a
goal in life... we mean the present manifestation! The journey of the human form is limited by the present
sojourn only! It is our soul atman that has manifested this form. Depending on the residual balance of
karma... our soul atman... our real self shall manifest another form in the next life cycle!
Our present self... and the form manifested in next manifestation shall
have no direct connection. It is imperative we travel the spiritual path now and reach the end of the
journey... the 8.4 millionth manifestation! Journey in human form is limited by one life of 70 to 80 years...
the present sojourn!
The next life... the next form does not belong to us... it belongs to our
soul atman within! Our present body is a mere garment for the soul atman within. The moment final exams are
over... it is time for holidays! The moment holidaying is over... it is a new class... a new blazer one
manifests! Our soul atman also manifests a new form... an altogether new journey of life!
Amongst all the forms of karma, Prarabdha karma is the most difficult to
overcome! We never know when the fruits of Prarabdha karma become available to one. If the residual balance
of Prarabdha karma is positive... one wins a sudden lottery in present life... what if the residual balance
of Prarabdha karma is negative?
The mantra for the Prarabdha karma is not available to one. In my entire
life I have given this mantra only to two people till date! This mantra can only be given to suitable
candidates! No point giving books of class 10 to a student of class one! Merely by asking... no Mantra can
ever be given to one... the prime reason why mantras can never be put on Internet!
If we have a negative residual balance of karma from previous
manifestations... the only alternative for us is indulging in positive karma... Punya karma all the time!
Initially we need to neutralize the bad effects of the negative karma from the previous manifestations.
Furthermore we need to accumulate Punya karma... positive karma to proceed higher up the spiritual
When arrives the right time... I give mantra to deserving candidates. The
celibacy mantra is also powerful one. For full awakening of the Kundalini we need practicing it all the time!
Most articles on my website contain clues on the spiritual path. In some... extracts of the mantra are also
hidden! It is for the serious seeker of spirituality to unearth! How and when... is the sole prerogative of
individual human being!
May God bless all!
Always there to clarify your queries ( send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993! Send your
A to Z of Full Awakening of the Kundalini explained in words everyone can easily understand and
fathom. More on practicing celibacy 12 years can be found at : http://www.vijaykumar.org/Kundalini-Awakening/
... Vijay Kumar - 5 June 2010.
Full text of query: Could we get some answers from you as to how
Kriya yoga differs from Kundalini yoga as I have but faintest idea tht both work on chakras principle and
thts abt it. Also depending on one's own Karma in last birth , is it possible to get rid of purvapaap by
practising Kriya yoga in this birth and further in spiritual path ?
We started Kriya yoga after reading Autobiography of a yogi as we were
experiencing distress in life with not experiencing happiness and peace. but now we are eager to merge with
Almighty nomatter how many births we take...
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