Kriya Retreat: Taking Kriya for the First Time
by approval only

  • Oct 27 – 30, 2022
  • Feb 15 – 19, 2023
  • Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2023
  • Jun 28 – Jul 2, 2023
  • Oct 26 – 29, 2023
  • Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2023

with Devalila

In order to attend this program one must have completed the first four steps of the The Path of Kriya Yoga and received approval from Ananda Kriya Sangha. Contact Devalila at Ananda Kriya Sangha for more information and approval. Once permission has been given, you'll be able to register online or by phoning 800-346-5350.

Blessing at a Kriya Initiation

Kriya blessing

Paramhansa Yogananda taught Kriya Yoga as a comprehensive spiritual path, one that includes the technique of Kriya Yoga. This 3-day program brings together all of the elements that will give new Kriya initiates a strong foundation to get the best results from the Kriya technique they’ll be learning on the weekend. It will also prepare new initiates to be the most receptive inwardly for the Kriya initiation, which for many people is the most important day of their spiritual life.

You will also review the techniques that are part of the Path of Kriya as well as instruction in deepening your discipleship to the line of Kriya Gurus. Kriya Yoga initiation is included in this 3-day course for those eligible.

 

Please note that for the Dec 1-3 weekend we can take day guests only.



Prerequisites: To attend this program, you must have already completed steps one to four on the Path of Kriya Yoga and received approval from Ananda Kriya Sangha. The steps are: Ananda Course in Meditation, Living the Principles of Self-Realization, Course on Discipleship, and Preparation for Kriya Yoga. The steps can be done either at an Ananda Center, Online Classes, or Home Book-study —or some combination of those.  E-mail Ananda Kriya Sangha for more information.

Note: During Inner Renewal Week and Spiritual Renewal Week, the Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya classes are offered Thursday through Sunday (you need to arrive Wednesday night). Priority in housing is given to those who join us for the full 7 days. During Spiritual Renewal Week, you must register for a minimum of 4 days. The Kriya initiations are given on the Friday or Saturday evening of those weeks. We hope you can join us for the full weeks.

Yoga Alliance RYT's and E-RYT's: This course offers 10 to 15 hours of continuing education credit. Ask your instructor for documentation.



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Devalila

Devalila

Devalila Veenhof, Director of Ananda Kriya Sangha for North and South America, has been practicing and sharing Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings for over 20 years. Devalila created and served as Director of Online with Ananda for nearly 10 years. In that role, she developed the Virtual Community, as well as generated and taught many online courses.  She lives in Ananda Village with her husband, Vic. Devalila's great joy and gifts are in supporting and encouraging people, wherever they are spiritually, and helping them find their next step along their journey toward Self-realization.

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Costs (KPI)
Costs are on a per person basis.

  • Oct 27 – 30, 2022
Tent 
RV
Standard
Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
Private
$398 $527 $728 $674 $950


  • Feb 15 – 19, 2023
Tent 
RV
Standard
Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
Private
$464 $636 $904 $832 $1200


  • Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2023
Tent 
RV
Standard
Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
Private
$398 $527 $728 $674 $950


  • Jun 28 – Jul 2, 2023
Tent 
RV
Standard
Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
Private
$464 $636 $904 $832 $1200


  • Oct 26 – 29, 2023
  • Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2023
Tent 
RV
Standard
Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
Private
$398 $527 $728 $674 $950

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Kriya Retreat: Taking Kriya for the First Time starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date listed. Check-in is anytime between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our Front Desk. Your room will be available by 3:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30. The first gathering of your group is after dinner.
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You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Kriya Retreat: Taking Kriya for the First Time starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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