The Yoga Hour: Living the Eternal Way offers inspiration, insights, and time-tested practices from the ancient system of Kriya Yoga—a philosophy and practice for spiritually conscious, fulfilled living today. This hour of dialogue with internationally renowned spiritual teachers offers keen insight into universal principles for enlightened living while touching the most practical aspects of our lives such as work, relationships, health, and diet. Even while emphasizing the practical, it speaks to our deepest yearnings to fully awaken to Self- and God-realization in this lifetime.

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Healthy Holidays: Flourishing Festivity
Dr. Vivek Shanbhag
Encore from 12/03/15

Would you like to stay healthy during the busy winter holiday season? Are there tips to keep our inner light shining while we shop and travel? Both Ayurveda and Yoga include practices that help us maintain our health and balance, despite seasonal changes and regardless of the activities we need to perform. Tune in for a conversation with Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, Naturopathic Physician and Ayurvedic practitioner, and Dr. Laurel Trujillo, regular guest host, about flourishing throughout the holiday season and into the New Year. Learn to thrive with festivity!

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag is a Licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Ayurvedic Practitioner & Professor. He is the Founder & Director of -Natural Medicine Clinic, Academy & Wellness Spa in San Jose, Mountain View & Los Gatos.


  • 12/15/16 - Let the Goddesses be Your Guide (Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian with guest Dr. Rita Sherma)
  • 12/22/16 - Cultivate Contentment and Change Your Brain (Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian with guest Rick Hanson). Encore from 6/12/14.

The Yoga Hour Team

Laurel Trujillo, our producer and regular guest host, is a medical doctor who formerly worked at a multi-specialty medical group with a focus in Quality Improvement.

Nita Kenyon, our assistant producer, is a meditation teacher and serves on the Board of Directors at Awakening Spiritual Community in Los Osos, CA. She is an Adult Education Coordinator and Website Coordinator.
Ann Hayes, our assistant producer, is an associate minister at CSE, a registered nurse and teaches meditation and hatha yoga. She serves on the board of Carry the Vision, a community nonviolence education organization.

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Awakening through Kriya Yoga: In the Presence of Paramahansa Yogananda     
Roy Eugene Davis 

What was it like to study with the great yoga master, Paramahansa Yogananda? Roy Eugene Davis, one of Paramahansa Yogananda’s last living direct disciples, joins Yogacharya O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment for an inspiring conversation about his years with his guru. Learn what Yogananda emphasized as essential for spiritual awakening, how he advised his disciples, and some of the ways he inspired others to live in the highest way. Discover why the Kriya Yoga taught by Yoganandaji is a path of Self- and God-realization especially relevant to truth seekers today. 

Roy Eugene Davis, the founder and director of Center for Spiritual Awareness, was ordained by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1951. After 2 years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, he began his mission as an independent teacher. Since then, he has taught in more than 100 cities around the world and has publishes several books. He is also the publisher of Truth Journal magazine and writes monthly lessons for CSA members around the world.