Untitled-1Ananda is a global movement founded in 1968 by Swami Kriyananda. Ananda is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, who showed how all can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality.

Here you can find videos, articles, online books, and online classes on nearly every spiritual subject. We can also answer spiritual questions you may have through our Ask Ananda’s Experts forum.


Recent Blog Posts

Adventures in Education for Life: Gratitude
by Premi Grenell

For me, asking Divine Mother, God, or Spirit, for inspiration is a bit like calling Her up on the phone. Sometimes She answers immediately, and sometimes you get Her voice mail. This particular month, I got Her voicemail and she answered me, little by little, throughout the month in very special ways. Read More

Becoming Receptive
by Kalidas Hansen

A number of years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the home of Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi for the first time.  I happened to notice a large picture on their meditation altar of Swami Kriyananda with a garland around it. Read More

Highlight from Sunday Service
November 23, 2014


Complete Video: Reincarnation — The Spiral Staircase

Nayaswami Anandi

Sunday, November 23, 2014

It’s important to let go of attachments and old negative thoughts, so that we don’t bring them with us when we pass on. Nayaswami Anandi shares two excellent techniques for doing so.

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Daily Inspiration
November 25, 2014

Happiness is doing joyfully and willingly whatever needs to be done.


A Touch of Light
by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Babaji’s Cave

By Nayaswami Jyotish

Ask Me About Truth
Questions and Answers with Swami Kriyananda


Moksha Mandir Update: Cupola Installed
November 12, 2014

The cupola has just been installed in the Moksha Mandir, nearly completing the roof. The Moksha Mandir is a small meditation temple at Ananda Village dedicated to the life and legacy of Swami Kriyananda. More information

New Community and Retreat in Mexico
November 4, 2014

Ananda Mexico is in the process of buying a 30-acre property that they will be turning into a retreat and community. It’s about an hour from two international airports and is right next to Estado de Querétaro, which is one of the safest and most progressive states in Mexico. See pictures of the new property

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