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The Power of Spirit through the Practice of Yoga

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The tradition of Trika Yoga practiced at Nityananda Institute places great emphasis on the role of the teacher in promoting spiritual growth. A teacher is someone who, in almost every instance, has been the student of a real guru. As students, they have spent years ardently studying and practicing the techniques and methods transmitted by their gurus. They have carefully cultivated to a one-pointed focus a deep understanding of the highest power that dwells within. If such a person comes from a lineage and represents a respected tradition, then we have assurance that they have been well trained and are teaching from their genuine experience. Furthermore, if such a person has been empowered to teach by a guru, then it is because they have been recognized by their predecessors and peers to possess a profound inner gift. The three most recent gurus of Nityananda Institute's lineage are Swami Chetanananda, Swami Rudrananda (Rudi), and Bhagavan Nityananda.

Nityananda Institute teachers

Bhagavan Nityananda, Swami Chetanananda, Swami Rudrananda (Rudi)

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