We as human beings are in constant search for more. We’re never really content with what we have, but instead, we yearn for more, for bigger, for better. People never leave the path to happiness. It’s a goal we all want to achieve – happiness.

But the time will come when you’ll ask yourself what happiness truly represents for you, what you want from life, what is the way to escape sadness, is such a thing possible, and many more. When you start asking yourself all of this, you should know that that’s the point where you start walking on the path to your spiritual awakening – Kriya Yoga.

So, let’s take a look at what is Kriya Yoga, what makes it so famous among both yoga fans and individuals who haven’t practiced yoga before, and why you need it to achieve happiness. Take a deep breath and read on!

What Is Kriya Yoga?

Kriya Yoga is defined as the trail to achieve spiritual awakening. When talking about the meaning of the words, the word ‘kriya’ can be translated into ‘action’, whereas the word ‘yoga’ stands for a unity between the spirit, mind, body, as well as soul. What’s more, yoga is associated with accepting that you’re a part of the infinity – one with everything that exists. So, when put together, Kriya Yoga describes the actions and the activities you take in order to attain that unity.

The Actions of Kriya Yoga

Individuals may wonder what kind of practices and actions are involved in the Kriya Yoga. Considering that a great majority of the practitioners of this teaching and philosophy says that it’s the revival of the historical Yoga system, all of the following practices, which we’ll talk about, will bring you closer to tranquility and being one with the Infinity and God.

Mediating as well as experiencing the sensation of being alive is one of them. That’s the solution for looking deep into ourselves, be calm, and see what drives us and what our aims in life are.

Connected to this, another action is the reflection on the way we live and the whole lifestyle. View it with wisdom and empathy and try to be objective when looking at what led you to have the life you’re living.

Furthermore, there’re contemplating and thinking about nature. It’s all about connecting with it and experiencing it in your own way. Another action is to explore various types of spiritual practices and deciding which one has the biggest effect on you.

Some Final Words

Kriya Yoga – a modern revival of Yoga – has been present in the West for a while. But right now it’s in the focus again thanks to its meaning as well as spiritual practices and actions. They strive to set the individual on the path to happiness.

What’re your ideas regarding this topic? Have you ever tried Kriya Yoga or have you thought about it? Do you hear about it for the first time? Tell us; we want to hear from you!

By Skyler West

Piper Skyler West: Piper, a sports medicine expert, shares advice on injury prevention, athletic performance, and sports health tips.