In Hinduism the Atma represents the Soul. Shiva represents the Supreme Soul. Yoga is the union between the Soul and Supreme Soul.
Atma Shiva Yoga is the only system of Kriya Yoga where the Supreme Soul, Shiva, directly meditates the practitioner. You do not have to perform the meditation. In Atma Shiva Yoga the Divine conducts the entire process.
Upon accomplishing the secret breath control sequence that is unique to Atma Shiva Yoga, Shiva directly enters the individual and begins the unique spiritual process that ultimately results in the merging of the Soul into the Supreme Soul. All the samskaras and negative mental impressions (vasanas) that the individual has accumulated dissolve, freeing one from all karmic obstructions. Atma Shiva Yoga goes one step ahead and also starts to fuse Shiva with the individual soul. As Shiva enters the consciousness of the individual only celestial light and deep abiding bliss is experienced. Shivoham, or the consciousness of “I am Shiva” becomes the Reality.
Receive Initiation into Atma Shiva Yoga:
Atma Shiva Yoga is taught in five graduated steps. One must practice each level for at least 6 weeks before moving to the next level.
Level 1 – Sthula (Manifest) Panchakhsara Kriya
Level 2 – Sukshma (Subtle) Panchakshara Kriya
Level 3 – Advanced Sthula (Manifest) Panchakhsara Kriya
Level 4 – Advanced Sukshma (Subtle) Panchakshara Kriya
Level 5 – Om Shiva Samadhi Kriya.
Kriya Yoga is the Science of God Realization and the Actualization of Cosmic Consciousness. “Kriya” means action with “awareness” of the divine underlying unity of creation, the Heart of all things. Kriya Yoga is designed to manifest the Supreme Soul in the “Lotus” of the Heart, bringing a state of eternal bliss and liberation. The full system of Kriya Yoga has never ever been fully released in its entirety for over 5000 years. It was Krishna who was among the first to speak about the mystical science of Kriya Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita thousands of years ago. Kriya Yoga was called the “Royal Path” or the “Highway to the Infinite” by the saints throughout history who had the auspicious blessings to practice it. However, such a powerful system has always eluded the grasp of the general public that only received basic foundational mechanical techniques. Many have been searching for the mystical science that was rumored to be unveiled by the legendary Immortal Mahavatar Babaji, who was spoken about in the best selling “Autobiography of a Yogi” (1946) by Paramahamsa Yogananda. It is only now, through the blessings of Lord Shiva that the full system of Atma Shiva Yoga is released.