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Dance of Divine Grace
October 24, 2011

Ananda Portland is expanding – you may have read about the new educational campus, Ananda Center at Laurelwood, and the new assisted living venture, Ananda House. But we have many other parts of the work here as well, and as I play my role as manager of the temple and teaching center I find it…

Dmitri Borohhov,
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God Cares More Than We Imagine
October 24, 2011

In one of Asha Praver’s excellent MP3 lectures she expressed a remarkable thought that I like to remind myself in many situations: When we are worried and anxious about things that can happen to us, the cause of this is that we actually don’t trust God enough. So, even though I have not yet achieved…

33 Songs on Video!
October 19, 2011

Hi all — wanted to share with you all the songs that we’ve recorded so far that will be a part of Swami Kriyananda’s Bhagavad Gita TV shows in production. We’ll start you off with “Brave Were the People”, one of the first we recorded. “Come Gather Round”: “Brothers”: “There’s Joy in the Heavens”: “What…

Group Discussion: How Do You Practice God's Presence?
October 17, 2011

What do you do to think of God, remember Him, or feel Him with you during your daily activities?

Please add your experience in the comments below — or reply to the suggestions of others!

Christian Salisbury,
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Highlights from Ananda Farm Apprentices at Ananda Village
October 6, 2011

Working on an organic farm can be a very interesting and entertaining endeavor, especially when you have little or no experience in farming! There are all those preconceived thoughts that come to one’s mind with what goes on, on a farm: waking up early, lots of manual labor, remembering when and how much to water…

Homeward Bound
October 2, 2011

The time finally arrived for Michael and me to leave the island home we had known for 8 years, and the UK itself where we have lived for all our lives. As we left the house we had sold I looked back, but not with any regret or emotion. A short while later we sailed…