Kambiz Naficy, MA, MBA, MFA, is a master meditation teacher whose philosophy is in line with the teachings of Babaji and Paramahansa Yogananda (Autobiography of a Yogi). He integrates the Western sciences of psychology and spiritual quantum physics with the ancient Vedic scriptures and the Persian poetry of Rumi and Hafez to help people cleanse their psyche, emotions, and soul.
Naficy was born in the Middle East and was educated there and in the West. He has an MBA, a master's degree in international studies, and an master's of fine arts in poetry and started and ran a successful business in New York before he set out on "the search for the eternal soul"—a 15-year expedition to India where he was initiated into the 1800-year-old science of Kriya Yoga by Swami Hariharananda.
He is founder of The Joy of Life Organization, is fluent in English, French, and Farsi, and teaches Kriya Yoga meditation, personal transformation, and coaching programs internationally.