Regular group gatherings in Ireland.

Group meditations are held as follows:


Every Sunday at 4:00pm – Kriya I meditation in Quaker Meeting House, Summerhill S, Ballintemple,
Cork, T12 XW8R.


24 Feb 2024 3:00 pm till 5.30 pm in Anam Cara, 69-71 Bancroft Park ,D24XE3X, Tallaght, Dublin 24

27 April 2024. 3.00 pm till 5.30 pm in Anam Cara, 69-71 Bancroft Park, D24XEeX, Tallaght, Dublin 24


Initiation and meditation retreats are held a few times during the year.

Kriya Yoga Initiation Weekend

Dominican Retreat Centre, Tallaght, Dublin

22nd -24th March 2024

In this coming year we will celebrate the fact that it was 50 years since Swami Hariharananda left India and came to teach the science of Kriya Yoga in the west.

We are fortunate to have a connection with this lineage of realised masters …

A Kriya Yoga Initiation Weekend will take place in Dublin on 22-23-24 March, the week of the spring equinox.

Acharya Claudia Cremers and acharya Annelies van Haaren, who both studied with Swami Hariharananda, will be there to share their experiences of being with Swamiji.

The initiations will take place on Saturday morning.

You are very welcome to come and enjoy the weekend which will be held in the Dominican retreat centre, Tallaght.

Yogacharya Claudia Cremers was initiated into Kriya Yoga by Rajarshi Peter Van Breukelen in 1987 and met Paramahamsa Hariharananda in 1990 in New York. Since then, she travelled frequently to India, Europe, and the USA to stay and meditate with Gurudev. She was authorised to initiate seekers into Kriya Yoga in May 2007.Claudia was born in the Netherlands, studied music and law in Amsterdam and postgraduate government studies in Paris (ENA). From 1987 to 2012 she worked as a government official in international affairs. Since then she retired to the Sterksel ashram to devote more time to spiritual service and to teaching Kriya Yoga.

Yogacharya Annelies van Haaren has been a disciple of Paramahamsa Hariharananda for over 45 years. She travelled around the globe with Gurudev in the early eighties. Annelies Ma lives with her husband in the West of Ireland and has two sons. Annelies worked as an architect and now enjoys taking care of her vegetable garden.