GUWAHATI, April 18 - On the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Paramahansa Yogananda, Brahmachari Achyutananda will deliver a talk on �Kriya yoga � an antidote for stress, fear and worry� on April 20 at the Srimanta Madhabdev International Auditorium of Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Panjabari here from 5 pm to 6.30 pm.
Yogoda Satsang Society of India (YSS) is organising public talks in various cities for the benefit of people as well as to spread the message of health through yoga. In the talks it is being highlighted that by practising kriya yoga, people of all beliefs, faiths and races can lead a balanced life.
The talks are expected to reach an audience of more than 1,00,000 around the country. At the end of the public talk, those interested will get an opportunity to learn a specific technique of meditation.
�Today YSS is established as a spiritual charitable organisation with its four ashrams, one each in Ranchi, Kolkata, Dwarahat near Ranikhet and Noida and more than 200 meditation centres all over India,� said Brahmachari Achyutananda.
�As a practitioner of kriya yoga I can personally vouch for its efficacy in granting material success along with supreme fulfilment while enabling one to face the daily changes of the fast-paced modern world,� he added.
The non-sectarian talk will specially emphasise all-round development and is open to all.
Paramahansa Yogananda was the author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi and founder of the YSS. The book is on the list of 100 best spiritual books of the 20th century. Counted among the great saints, his universal kriya yoga technique is popular for enabling people to lead spiritually harmonious lives, contributing to a more compassionate and peaceful world.