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 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.
Clarity Magazine is an online magazine offering inspiring articles and stories by Ananda members, spiritual directors Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi, Swami Kriyananda, and Paramhansa Yogananda.
Some of the articles in this issue include:
- How to Overcome Addictions by Paramhansa Yogananda
- How to Test the Genuineness of a Spiritual Teaching by Swami Kriyananda
- Five Steps to True Prosperity by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi
- Stranded in the Snow by Mary Kretzmann
- and more
- Allow God's Love to Flow Through You
- Where Is the Mind Located?
- Can Interest in Phenomena Like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster Make Them Real?
- Is It Important to Know the Past Lives of Saints?
- You Can't Go Wrong with "AUM Guru"
- To Avoid Negative Thoughts, Emphasize the Light
- Celibacy, Meditation, and Right Living
Christmas in Pune 2012
by Nayaswami Devaki
One day I was chatting with Swami Kriyananda’s nurse at Ananda Village and I was describing what I’ve done for the Village in terms of our Christmas Eve celebrations. I was hoping to inspire her to attempt the same when she returned to Pune India where Swami resided. She became very excited and suggested that I visit Pune to help that year with Christmas. Read More
Ananda Goes to New Zealand
by Rachel Ebgi
Recently I have been made conscious of a habitual way of thinking. Before, when confronted with something that was impossible to do, I would let everyone know why it couldn’t be accomplished, justifying my decision not to raise my energy. Read More
Hold your hand out to others. Don’t wait for them to come to you.
A Touch of Light
by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi
By Nayaswami Devi
Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Back at the Village
December 16, 2014
Nayswamis Jyotish and Devi have returned to Ananda Village and will be staying here through the end of Inner Renewal Week (February 1-8) when they return to India until the end of March. They led a beautiful World Brotherhood Day Celebration, telling us about their inspiring time in India. See a slideshow of their trip
Article by Nawayswami Jyotish in The Speaking Tree
December 1, 2014
An article by Nayaswami Jyotish, called “The Tremendous Power of Meditation”, came out recently on the editorial page of the Speaking Tree, a Times of India newspaper. It has gotten over 90,000 views so far! Click here to read the article
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