C.P. Srivastava was married to Nirmala Srivastava, the founder of Sahaja Yoga – a spiritual movement, based on an experience called “Self-realization”. C.P. Srivastava has stated that: “his life has been greatly influenced by his wife and he has been motivated by her vision of one Almighty God and one human family”. He has been motivated by this vision in all aspects of his life and believes it can be applied worldwide.
The couple had two daughters, Kalpana Srivastava and Sadhana Varma.