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.
Cures for 5 Common Meditation Problems
by Nabha Cosley
Like a long-distance runner, meditators have techniques for warming up — including prayer, yoga postures, and chanting — and for cooling down, for example by easing their transition into daily life with simple activities. Read More
What is Intuition and How to Use It
by Radhika Cosley
When we are in the superconscious state, we can effortlessly perceive the essence of any problem and the appropriate solution. Far from cutting us off from needs of others, superconscious awareness reflects the realities of all. Everything we do, then, is in harmony with life, and in some way benefits all. Read More
Everything Comes from God
by Nayaswami Prakash
As a small child in the 1940s, I was each year taken by my mother to buy a birthday gift for my father. She would help me make a selection, hand me a dollar to give to the cashier, later wrap the present, and, during the actual presentation, would exclaim, “look, Wally, what little Jimmy has for you!” Read More
Watch yourself as though through the eyes of another person. Do you like what you see? If not, then change yourself.
A Touch of Light
by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi
By Nayaswami Jyotish
Yogananda Charitable Trust
February 10, 2015
Ananda India has created the Yogananda Charitable Trust, which is caring for 5000 widows in Vrindaban, India with food, clothing, medicines and improvements in shelter through the Ramakrishna Mission. See photos
New Talk Collection by Swami Kriyananda
Treasures Along the Path is offering a collection of talks by Swami Kriyananda featuring stories and inspiration from his time with Paramhansa Yogananda. See the collection
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