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Guided Silent Retreat for Kriyabans

August 10 - August 13

Guided Silent Retreat for Kriyabans
for Deepening Your Practice of Kriya
10-13 August, 2017 with Nayaswami Devarshi and the Ananda Monks

Silence is the altar of spirit” — Paramhansa Yogananda

Swami Kriyanandaji taught Kriya as a deeply inward practice. He said that “Kriya in not mechanical in the results that it gives.” This weekend we will have the opportunity to go deeper into the practice of Kriya under the guidance of Nayaswami Devarshi and the Ananda monks.

The retreat will include:

  • Long guided meditations
  • A Kriya Initiation for current Kriyabans only, allowing an emphasis on deeper aspects of Kriya
  • Workshops on approaches to Kriya that will help us to understand this sacred technique in a deeper way
  • Guided practices of Ananda Yoga with an emphasis on the inner spine and chakras
  • Devotional Kirtan

Workshops will be experiential and include:


  • Hong-Sau in the Spine
  • Navi Kriya
  • Khechari Mudra
  • Jyoti Mudra


  • How to Make Kriya Sacred and Devotional
  • How to Feel the Currents in the Spine
  • Using Energy and Willpower to Supercharge Your Kriya Practice

About Nayaswami Devarshi: A long-time Ananda teacher, Nayaswami Devarshi was leader of the Kriya Sangha for many years. He’s served the Ananda communities in Seattle, Assisi, and Ananda Village. He has taught throughout the United States, as well as in Italy and Moscow. Devarshi also served on Swami Kriyananda’s personal staff for seven years and as Webmaster and creator of Ananda’s award-winning website. In 2016 Devarshi shifted to India to lead the Ananda monks.



Accommodations & Rates (all retreat weekend rates on sharing basis):

Room Type Rate  (Thu dinner-Sun lunch) Rate (Fri breakfast-Sun lunch) Rate (Sat breakfast-Sun lunch)
Fully furnished Rs 4500 / person Rs 4000 / person Rs 3000 / person
Sparsely furnished Rs 3500 / person Rs 3000 / person Rs 2400 / person
No room: Day use fees including classes, lunch & chai Rs 600 / person / day


For more information on Accommodation and reservations contact:
[email protected] or call 9011069792, or 7066028051