Atma Kriya

Awakening to Soul Enlightenment


Atma Kriya is one of the most powerful and fastest ways of attaining union with the Divine through the upliftment of limited, human consciousness to Cosmic Consciousness.”  - Mahavatar Babaji


Atma Kriya is a powerful, ancient, and comprehensive meditation and yoga system uniquely adapted for our modern lifestyle. This beautiful sacred process helps you experience the truth within yourself; that ultimately all is One and that love is the binding force that unites humanity. Through regular and sustained practice of the techniques, Atma Kriya can free you to truly be yourself, to be more creative and confident, to feel more love for others, to experience a state of permanent inner peace, and to obtain the ultimate state of Enlightenment. Deep inner transformation is the very essence of this Yoga for the Soul, known as the lightening path to Enlightenment.

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Journey to the Atma (Soul)

Atma Kriya is an invitation to take one of the greatest human journeys anyone possibly can... a journey to the center of your Being. Atma is the Sanskrit name for your Soul.  It is who you really are, it is what you truly represent and it is the source of your Highest Potential. For thousands of years, ancient Yogis have been taking this same journey, in search of their True Identity. The ancient Greeks also understood this when they wrote the inscription at the Greek Temple of Apollo at Delphi, “Know Thyself”. To know oneself is to know the universe, for you are a microcosm of the macrocosm. This is your greatest gift, in fact you are the Gift itself.


This is Self-realization. The gift is within us, but how can we access it? To reach the Atma requires a set of keys. The keys have been given at different times in the form of practical and systematic yoga techniques. Atma Kriya is a yoga system that provides the keys we need at this time in our history. They have been adapted to suit our modern lifestyle and have been given by Mahavatar Babaji, first brought to the attention of the West in the renowned book “The Autobiography of a Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda.




Changes through Atma Kriya

The Atma is a constant, uninterrupted source of happiness, peace and love that brings an overall transformation at every level of your physical, emotional, mental, intellectual, and spiritual existence. This deep change is a catalyst that reunites your limited human consciousness with your true identity, the Atma (Soul), and the Atma with Cosmic Consciousness.  This sacred system is one of the fastest ways to evolve your Soul to the state of Self and God Realization, humanity's highest potential and the ultimate goal of Yoga.



Atma Kriya ultimately awakens you to live your life with a constant awareness of your connection with the Divine. As a result your heart blossoms and you're deeply transformed into an expression of Divine Love, which is pure, beyond the senses, selfless and ever expanding. Once this happens, you begins to perform all your actions out of this love. Though there are many different paths of yoga including Jnana, Kriya, Raja, Hatha, Karma, etc, whichever path you take, they eventually lead to this Divine Love (Bhakti).  Experiencing the world as a manifestation of Divine Will, you'll start to live a more joyful, harmonious, peaceful and balanced life. By accessing this inner potential, your physical and spiritual powers are regenerated and you experience greater wisdom and understanding.

What are the Atma Kriya Techniques?


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Pranayama – Pranayama concentrate and direct the life force in your body.  They energize and cleanse your physical body, calm and sharpen your mind, and help you attain higher levels of consciousness. These specific pranayama stimulate your dormant Kundalini Shakti, purifies and balances your chakras, burns karma, and thus accelerates your spiritual growth.

Meditation Meditation is the key to complete emotional fulfillment and spiritual balance. Focusing your mind through meditation reduces mental agitation and connects you to your Inner Guru. Regular practice allows your mind to become still and when your mind is stilled, your Atma can be experienced.

Mantra A mantra is the repetition of a series of sounds which correspond to a particular energy associated with an aspect of the Divine. Repeating a mantra elevates your consciousness, connects you with the Divine, calms your mind, and increases your concentration, thus making your meditation much easier.

Mudras Mudras are actions done with your physical body that create a locking mechanism to control and manipulate the energy within you. They also help to balance the five elements within the body which can prevent or cure illnesses.

OM-Healing This is an ancient group self-healing technique reintroduced to the world by Mahavatar Babaji. It is a physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing process that transforms the aura of your body into light and assists your spiritual growth.

Asanas Asanas are physical exercises that keep your body physically strong, healthy, supple, and free from diseases. These exercises allow more life force to flow freely through your body.

Benefits of Atma Kriya

Science has been able to measure and quantify many of the physiological, emotional and spiritual benefits of this sacred science.

          Physiological benefits

          Emotional benefits

          Spiritual benefits

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Balances the nervous system

  • Balances the chakras

  • Give you more energy

  • Encourages cellular regeneration

  • Improves brain function

  • Creates a deep sense of joy and love

  • Reduces stress

  • Creates feeling of peace and calm

  • Improves concentration

  • Increases self-confidence

  • Develops intuition and creativity

  • Improves rational thinking

  • Quick pathway to Self-Realization

  • Awakens deep inner peace

  • Strengthens patience and equanimity

  • Bestows wisdom and understanding

  • Awakens Kundalini Shakti

  • Burns negative karma




At the end of the course an initiation is given, which is a direct energy transference known as Shaktipath. This provides the initiating “spark” for the Atma Kriya practice to be successful. More specifically, Shaktipath activates the chakras (energy centres in our body), purifies the nervous system, heals the body (at an emotional and mental level), and awakens your Kundalini. The result is better health, higher levels of consciousness and ultimately Divine Bliss. This Shaktipath comes from Mahavatar Babaji via Yogi Shyamasundara

Course Registration & Eligibility

The Atma Kriya course is for everybody. The only requirements to enroll are that you are over the age of 18 and that you do not suffer from severe high blood pressure, heart conditions, or psychological disorders. The course is suitable for both men and women and we recommend that you practice our Sun Salutation prior to attending the course if your body is fit and healthy.

The course takes place over 2-3 days, giving ample time to  fully understand the different techniques so you'll find it easy to integrate it into your daily life and effortlessly enjoy the benefits of this practice. If you're interested in finding out more information or details on the next course, please contact us.  To register, click here and look for the registration box on the upper right hand corner.

Once you have completed the Atma Kriya course, we encourage you to meditate with our Atma Kriya group on a regular basis.  This meditation group is only open to Atma Kriya initiates. 

Lineage and Tradition


Mahavatar Babaji
Paramahamsa Vishwananda


All ancient yoga techniques can trace their lineage back through the millennia.  Different times call for different Kriyas. Sri Mahavatar Babaji developed Atma Kriya specifically for our modern lifestyle and to be generally accessible for many people. He has instructed Sri Paramahamsa Vishwananda to pass on this sacred knowledge to humanity.  In order to ensure Atma Kriya remains true to its original teaching, only certified Atma Kriya teachers are permitted to teach and initiate students into this sacred Kriya system.  Yogi Shyamasundara is certified to teach Atma Kriya by the Atma Kriya Institute.  You can learn more about Atma Kriya by visiting:

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