In this Kriya yoga overview we address the question “What is Kriya yoga meditation?” This video gives a brief overview of its history, what it is, and where to learn it. Kriya yoga is a school of yoga on the raja yoga path. Raja yoga is the yogic path of meditation and life force control. Kriya yoga was founded in the modern age by Lahiri Mahasaya and popularized in the west by Parmahansa Yogananda. Kriya yoga uses pranayama, concentration, and mantra to achieve accelerated spiritual growth and evolution.
The below books provide a detailed account of Kriya Yoga techniques and the lineage of gurus:
Kriya Secrets Revealed: Complete Lessons and Techniques
Autobiography of a Yogi