Ananda is a global movement founded in 1968 by Swami Kriyananda, based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, who showed how everyone can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality.
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If you want to improve your circumstances, work first on improving yourself.
To desire better treatment from others is, in a sense, to enslave yourself to them. Become a cause in life, not an effect.
Self-dependence is independence, and a mark of true heroism.
From Living Wisely, Living Well by Swami Kriyananda
And the Food Will Set You Free
by Radhika Coslely
A proper diet free from fanaticism is an important part of any yogic practice. So often we see advertisements promising quick and easy results that tempt even those who value mental stability over a six-pack. Read More…
9 Ways to Raise Your Consciousness
by Radhika Cosley
To attain enlightenment, or even just be happy, we must raise our consciousness. Here are some ways that will help you do that. Read More…
On every level of mental activity, it is concentration that is the key to success. What is not generally known is that a concentrated mind succeeds not only because it can solve problems with greater dispatch, but also because problems have a way of somehow vanishing before its focused energies, without even requiring to be solved.
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