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The Supreme Art and Science of Raja and Kriya Yoga: The Ultimate Path to Self-Realisation

Stephen Sturgess

Stephen Sturgess draws on decades of study and practice to present a comprehensive and engaging account of Raja and Kriya Yoga. These authentic forms represent true Yoga, and their practice provides spiritual seekers with the ultimate pathway towards self-realisation, inner freedom and ineffable peace and joy. The book begins by providing a complete view of Yoga and its spiritual dimensions, including an account of the history and philosophy of all Yoga traditions. It then covers Raja and Kriya Yoga in depth, with instruction on the asanas, breathing techniques and meditations of each tradition. With a glossary and an introduction to Sanskrit, this book provides everything a truth-seeker needs to embark on the journey to spiritual awakening.

A complete guide to Raja and Kriya Yoga, this book is an incomparable resource that will be a valued addition to the shelves of yoga practitioners and yoga teachers as well as anyone with an interest in yogic or Vedic traditions.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • Publish Date: Oct 21st, 2022
  • Pages: 536
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.00in - 7.01in - 1.42in - 2.29lb
  • EAN: 9781839977596
  • Categories: YogaHinduism - General

About the Author

Stephen Sturgess is a dedicated teacher of Yoga and meditation in the Kriya Tradition of Paramhansa Yogananda. He is the author of The Yoga Book, Yoga Meditation, and The Book of Chakras & Subtle Bodies. Stephen was born in London and since 1969 he has studied and practised Yoga and meditation in India, the UK and Europe under the expertise of well-known Yoga swamis and gurus. In 1982 he first met Swami Kriyananda (1926-2013) a direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952), who initiated him and gave him discipleship into the ancient science of Kriya Yoga. Stephen was also initiated by Roy Eugene-Davis, another direct disciple of Yogananda, who ordained him in 2011 as Kriyacharya (Kriya Teacher) to teach and initiate others into Kriya. Stephen is also an artist-painter and has a BA University Degree in Ayurveda. He continues to write, paint and teach Kriya Yoga Meditation in London (UK): www.yogananda-kriyayoga.org.uk

Praise for this book

In today's modern world of yoga, with all its acrobatics, gymnastics, and ever-new wild inventions, Stephen Sturgess' book stands out as a pearl, as it is deeply rooted in the true ancient yoga tradition, which has only one goal: enlightenment. Stephen's yogic authority for that inner journey is palpable. This is a book by a sincere yogi for sincere yogis.--Jayadev Jaerschky, author, lecturer, Kriyacharya at Ananda Assisi, Italy
Stephen Sturgess has produced a true tour-de-force. The Supreme Art and Science of Raja and Kriya Yoga is a comprehensive and clear compilation of the spiritual teachings of yoga. Sturgess's book opens up both the ancient philosophy and the modern practices of this science. It deserves a space on the bookshelf of all sincere seekers.--Nayaswami Jyotish, Spiritual Director, Ananda Sangha Worldwide and author of How to Meditate and numerous other books on yoga
The Supreme Art and Science of Raja and Kriya Yoga will provide not only extensive information about hidden aspects of Yoga, but also an opening to the deeper wisdom of Yoga within ourselves.--from the foreword by Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) D.Litt., Padma Bhushan, Vedic Education (Government of Indian) and Director, American Institute of Vedic Studies