This course is step 2 on the path to learning Kriya Yoga. To learn more about the 4 steps required in order to be initiated into Kriya Yoga click here.

The Art and Science of Raja Yoga contains fourteen steps in which the original yoga science emerges in all of its glory – a proven system for realizing one’s spiritual destiny. This inspiring course on yoga and meditation offered today gives the yoga student an intimate understanding of how to apply these age-old teachings on a practical, as well as spiritual, day-to-day level in this modern age.

You will be able to receive guidance on deepening your meditation based on techniques received in Lessons in Meditation . You will also receive mentoring from experienced mentors.

You will receive
  • 10 sections designed to help you understand the philosophy behind the Science of Raja Yoga and also help towards deepening your ongoing meditation practice.
  • 7 Live webinars from your mentor.
  • Downloadable resources (pdf format), audio learning tracks (mp3 format) and also videos from experienced acharyas.
  • Greater interaction via forums.
  • Regular guidance from the mentor.
Course Outline

Section 1: The History and Paths of Yoga
Section 2: Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga
Section 3: Yamas and Niyamas
Section 4: Life is a Battlefield
Section 5: Affirmations
Section 6: Energy and Energization
Section 7: Magnetism
Section 8: Guru
Section 9: The Anatomy of Yoga
Section 10: The Yogic Scheme of Life

Course Duration

The course will have a duration of 14 weeks and involves 7 live webinars. The 7 webinars cover the 10 sections.

Your Mentors for this Course

Kavita Parshotam

A serious meditator for more than twenty years, Kavita left her promising business career to devote herself full time to sharing the teachings of Self-realisation. She is the founder of the Narrows Retreat, New Zealand’s first Ananda centre, where she teaches yoga, meditation, and other classes on the philosophy and practice of the journey towards Self-realisation.

She can be contacted at

Ph: +64-7-856 5052
Cell: 021 213 8215

email :

Linda Moyle

Linda became a Kriya Yogi after attending meditation classes facilitated by Kavita Parshotam at the Narrows Retreat in Hamilton, NZ and being inspired by the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. She graduated from the Ananda Meditation Teacher Training School in 2018. Recently retired from the kitchen design industry, she is now delighted to share the tremendous benefits that our online course and a personal meditation practice can offer and looks forward to assisting you on your journey.

How do I register?

To register, click on “Enroll Now” below and complete the payment. Choose “Returning Customer” on checkout page and login with existing credentials before filling the billing details. You will be enrolled once payment is completed.

The course fee is 125$ (NZD)

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