Lineage

“The real teacher is the teaching itself. The true lineage is the practice itself.”

Sri Maheshwari Prasad Dubeyji

Rajiv (Rajivji) Kapur’s Self-realization was guided by his Kriya Yoga Guru, Maheshwari Prasad Dubey (Dubeyji) and his Advaita Guru, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi. Rajivji’s dual path is unique, placing him among two of the most prominent traditions of Kriya and Advaita Vedanta.

Rajivji stresses that in addition to his many years of hard Kriya practice with Masters of different lineages, particularly with his Guruji Sri Dubeyji, and then his non-dual awakening under Ed Muzika (as laid down in the book Autobiography of a Jnani), that it took him another four years of hard work, perseverance and vigilance to weed out all the seeds of vasanas in order to gain his final Self-Realization. It was the blessing and Grace of Sri Ramana that guided him through his final Self-Realization.

 

Kriya Lineage

Sri Maheshwari Prasad Dubey (Dubeyji)

January 4, 1936 – July 17, 2004

Rajivji practiced Kriya Yoga for fifteen years under the auspicies of Sri Dubeyji until his Maha Samadhi in 2004. Sri Dubeyji was a disciple of Netai Charan Banerjee of the Panchanan branch of the Lahiri Mahasaya lineage.

Lahiri Mahasaya (Shêmā Chôron Lahiṛi)

September 30, 1828 – September 26, 1895

Lahiri Mahasaya revived the yogic science of Kriya Yoga when he learned it from Mahavatar Babaji in 1861. Lahiri Mahsaya was also the guru of Sri Yukteswar Giri, the guru of Paramahansa Yoganada.

Advaita Lineage

Robert Adams

January 21, 1928 – March 2, 1997

It was Robert Adams, a prominent disciple of Sri Ramana, whose teaching led Rajivji to Ed Muzika and the eventual writing of Autobiography of a Jnani. Robert is one of Sri Ramana’s most well known American disciples. 

Sri Bhagavan Ramana Maharishi

December 30, 1879 – April 14, 1950

After doing Kriya Yoga for fifteen years, Rajivji embarked on the journey of Self-Inquiry by the Divine Grace of Sri Ramana.

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