Ananda 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 everyone 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 any questions you may have through our Ask Ananda’s Experts forum.
Inadequate sleep has many bad effects. It impairs the brain’s cognitive function the following day. Also, the brain repairs itself during sleep — you might call it “janitorial” time for the brain. Read More
An Expression of Divine Love
by Nayawami Prakash
In our recent Shivaratri celebration, we heard a touching story of an old woman who loved the Lord as Shiva, and who longed for a way to help with the building of a great temple is his honor. She despaired of being able to help, for she had little of the world’s goods and was bowed down by age. Read More
The 3 Levels of Consciousness
by Radhika Cosley
Every human being is capable of three different levels of consciousness or awareness. These are the subconscious, conscious, and superconscious. The subconscious level is the lowest, the state at which animals generally think. The next is the conscious, where we use our analytical minds. The highest state is the superconcious, where we are connected with the Divine. Read More
Highlight from Sunday Service
April 20, 2014
Complete Video: Resurrection for Every Soul
Monday, April 21, 2014
Easter Sunday – Jyotish shares stories of Jesus’s life and how he accepted God’s tests as His love.
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A Touch of Light
By Nayaswami Devi
Ask Me About Truth
Questions and Answers with Swami Kriyananda
Video Tours of Crystal Hermitage
April 10, 2014
A new website of Crystal Hermitage, the spiritual heart of Ananda Village, is now online — with video tours, information on weddings, and more. View the website here.
Upcoming Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
March 27, 2014
In November 2014 we are leading a special pilgrimage visiting sacred sites from the life of Jesus Christ. See more details…
Finding Happiness Movie Grand Opening in India
March 20, 2014
Showing in 20 theaters in 13 cities in India starting on April 18. See details.