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Frequently Asked Questions about the Himalayan Kriya Yoga

Updated: Feb 24

Anna Harbuz & Kaivalya Empowerment Hub honored to introduce Himalayan Kriya Yoga for the first time to Belgian community. We carefully prepared comprehensive FAQ section. Please feel free to check it out and ask any questions you may have in the comment section below

1. What is Himalayan Kriya Yoga (HKY)?
  • Himalayan Kriya Yoga, or HKY, is a profound science of alignment and purification for mind, body, and spirit. It's an ancient practice that aims to bring about a perpetual state of bliss (Samadhi), state of self-realization and liberation.

2. How does Himalayan Kriya Yoga differ from other forms of yoga?
  • HKY combines ancient yogic techniques with modern applications, offering a unique blend of tradition and innovation. It emphasizes energy work, sound yoga, and a gentle yet powerful approach to yoga, making it accessible to practitioners of all levels.


3. What are the core principles of Himalayan Kriya Yoga?
  • HKY focuses on detoxification, decarbonization, decalcification , calibration, unlocking, alignment, balance and purification. These core principles guide practitioners through a transformative journey of self-discovery and inner awakening.


4. Is HKY suitable for beginners?
  • Yes, HKY is welcoming to individuals of all yoga experience levels, including beginners. The practice's emphasis on gentle yet powerful techniques, energy work, and personalized guidance ensures that newcomers can comfortably embark on their journey towards well-being and self-realization.


5. How can HKY benefit my well-being?
  • HKY offers a wide range of benefits, including improved physical health, mental clarity, emotional balance, and stress reduction. It helps practitioners connect with their inner selves and the world around them, fostering a sense of inner peace and overall well-being.


6. Is HKY related to any specific religion or belief system?
  • No, HKY is not tied to any particular religion or belief system. It is a holistic practice that transcends religious boundaries, encouraging seekers to explore universal truths and inner harmony beyond the confines of religious affiliations.


7. Can HKY be practiced by people of all ages?
  • Yes, HKY is suitable for individuals of all age groups. Its gentle approach and adaptability make it accessible to both young and mature practitioners, allowing everyone to reap the benefits of this transformative practice.


8. How do I get started with HKY?
  • To begin your journey with Himalayan Kriya Yoga, you can attend weekly classes or explore personalized one-on-one alignment sessions. These sessions offer tailored guidance and insights to deepen your practice and unlock your inner potential. Contact us to start your transformative experience with HKY today.


9. Is Himalayan Kriya Yoga safe to practice?
  • Yes, Himalayan Kriya Yoga is generally safe to practice. However, it's essential to follow any medical recommendations you may have. Additionally, pregnant women who have not previously practiced Kriya should avoid doing so during pregnancy.


10. How does Himalayan Kriya Yoga relate to Lahiri Mahasaya and Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings?
  • Himalayan Kriya Yoga is rooted in the same lineage of knowledge as described in Yogananda's "Autobiography of a Yogi." Both practices originate from the teachings of the legendary Mahaavatar Babaji. However, while Lahiri Mahasaya's Kriya Yoga emerged in the late 19th century to suit the needs of that era, Himalayan Kriya Yoga is an updated version for the 21st century, channeled through the direct disciple of Babaji, Dr. Pradeep Ullal.


11. How does Himalayan Kriya Yoga relate to Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan?
  • Kundalini, as a concept that dates back centuries, goes beyond the branded "Kundalini Yoga" developed by Yogi Bhajan. Kriya is one of the methods that naturally and gently facilitates the awakening of Kundalini energy. Kriya prepares the body for the flow of Kundalini energy, making it a harmonious part of this ancient science.




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