• $108.00 – Full weekend program (includes all meals, programs, and the Kriya Initiation)
  • $25.00 – Friday evening program only (an evening satsang)
  • $65.00 – All Saturday programs (Lunch and Dinner, Programs, and the Kriya Initiation)
  • $0.00 – Kriya Initiation only (please register here, even if you are only planning to attend the initiation)

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Kriya Yoga Weekend Retreat

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

March 9 - 11, 2018

A weekend of practice, instruction, inspiration and joy – immersed in the blessings of Kriya Yoga. Guided by Ananda Kriyacharyas: Nayaswamis Gangamata and Daiva

We invite all those who have been initiated into Kriya Yoga through Ananda (or have prepared themselves for the initiation) to join in this special weekend. See the schedule of events below.

Use this page to register for all or any part of the weekend program.  Even if you are only planning to attend the Kriya Initiation ceremony, please make a reservation.

If you would like to spend the night at Laurelwood on Friday and/or Saturday night, you can reserve a room as an Individual Retreat by following the link below.

Reserve Your Room Here

The highest practice of meditation offered by Paramhansa Yogananda was Kriya Yoga. He called it the “airplane route to Divine Bliss.” He also encouraged those who have the practice to never miss an opportunity to refine their practice and understanding.

Weekend Schedule

Friday –

4:00 – 6:00 pm       Check-in (Overnight guests only)

6:00 – 7:00              Dinner

7:30 – 9:00               Satsang – Open to All
Solve all your problems through Kriya Yoga”

Saturday –

7:00 -10:00 am     Kriya Meditation  (open to Kriyabans only) and
Kriya Prep Meditation (for those taking initiation for the first time)

10:00 -11:00          Breakfast in silence

11:00 – 12:30          Class – Deepening the Practice of Kriya Yoga

12:30 – 1:00 pm    Meditation

1:00 – 2:00             Lunch in silence

2:00 – 5:00            Quiet afternoon

5:00 – 6:00            Meditation in Anteroom

6:00 – 8:00            Kriya Initiation

8:30(ish)                Light Dinner

Sunday –

6:00 – 8:00 am     Kriya Meditation/Kriya Checking – Closing

8:30 – 9:30            Breakfast in Silence

10:00 – 11:00         Purification Service (Open to All)

11:00 – 12:30          Festival of Light Service (Open to All)

12:45 – 1:30 pm      Lunch


Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata
Nayaswami Daiva has spent his adult life studying, practicing and sharing the timeless teachings of Self-realization, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. He has lived within an Ananda community since 1985, enjoying the friendship, support and inspiration found through living with other like-minded individuals. Daiva has spent the years exploring the…
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