Entries by Michelle


The following is excerpted from a  question answered by Sr. Kriyāvān Kriyāchārya Shivraj and compiled by Hamsāchārya Nikhil Yadav. Speaking of the nature of spiritual wealth, medieval Bhakti saint Mirabai has said “kharch na khootey, chor na lootey, din din badhat sawayo.” (Although it accumulates daily, it cannot be expended, nor can it be stolen away). […]

SAMĀRĀDHANĀ / Group Meditation: The Importance of Community Humanity

By Sr. Kriyāvān Kriyāchārya Shivraj (with quotes from Yogiraj) The following is a question/answer response given by Sr. Kriyāvān Kriyāchārya Shivraj. Question: Is group meditation necessary and how beneficial is it? In which stages of the Spiritual journey is it the most essential and beneficial? Answer: The spiritual faculties of concentration and meditation on the divine […]

The path, the pilgrimage, the goal Yog, Yogi, Yogant

  By Yogiraj Siddhanath The purpose of Yoga, in general, and in this instance Kriya Yoga, in particular, we could say, is to comprehend ‘God’ in a final state called Samadhi. A God who is often said to be beyond comprehension! So how do we comprehend a God who is incomprehensible through the practice of […]

What Happens to the Soul After Death?

By Yogiraj Siddhanath Is Death the final goal of life or is there life after death? And if there is life, what are the turns and twists and evolutionary journey in life after death, until the soul is reborn again? This question has long perturbed humankind caught between medical sciences which have for long tried to prolong […]

Way of the White Swan, the journey of the jeevhamsa

By Yogiraj Siddhanath Progress into the inner recesses of the brain The journey of our soul can be summed up as the cycle of the involution of Consciousness through mind into matter and then its subsequent evolution from matter into mind and Consciousness. The human soul, in order to complete its cycle of evolution first […]

Smoke, Seva, and Surprises at Mt. Shasta

Despite smoke from the nearby fires obscuring views of Mt. Shasta, the Shasta retreat held many delightful surprises for the participants. For the benefactors, one wonderful moment came while taking a boat ride in Lake Siskiyou. Yogiraj promised that the air would clear enough for them to be able to see Mt. Shasta. And sure […]

Dreamweaver Experience 2016

  Lovingly dedicated to Yogiraj Satgurunath Siddhanath on his birthday, May 10, 2018 Humbly presented in an introduction before the Satsang in Toronto, July 21, 2018. By Brad Smith –  Devotee, Canada – 2018 Note: The Dreamweaver experience described in this article will be given by Yogiraj at these two upcoming retreats: Benefactors New Life Awakening […]

Yoga Patanjal, an Experiential Revelation

By Jyoti Subramanian –  Devotee, India – 2018 Yogiraj’s birthday this month marked the birth of his new book, Yoga Patanjal. More than a scholarly rendition of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the book is an experiential revelation of Yogiraj’s realizations. Yoga Patanjal will be sold at Yogiraj’s 2018 World Tour events. Very briefly in Yogiraj’s own words, “To facilitate […]

Rainbow Blessings at the Spectacular Niagara Retreat

By Kelly Rice – Southern California Devotee – 2017 This year’s Northeast retreat in New York was spectacular! The venue was situated on Grand Island directly on the bank of the Niagara River that flows down to Niagara Falls. All of the retreat attendees had east facing rooms overlooking the river so we were able […]