Articles in the Ananda Subcategory

Swami Kriyananda

If you’re a devotee, your priority is finding God, not the work you’re doing. Losing the thought of putting God first, and thinking in terms of other priorities, can easily be the first step away from attunement and the spiritual path.

Nayaswami Parvati

Outward change has been a constant in my life since I was a child. My family moved seven times before I was ten years old, and four more times when I was in high school.

Swami Kriyananda

Paramhansa Yogananda told us more than once that in a former life he had been William the Conqueror.

Swami Kriyananda

For the current age, it’s communities like Ananda that are laying the groundwork for the future.

Clarity Magazine

In this 40th anniversary commemorative issue, we review events and developments that have shaped Ananda’s 40 year history and look ahead to future directions.

Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Divine friendship is one of the most important things that Swami Kriyananda has expressed in his life, and also modeled for us spiritually. He relates mainly to the Divinity within us. That’s why it’s called “divine friendship.”

Swami Kriyananda

Paramhansa Yogananda’s mission was to change world consciousness.

Swami Kriyananda

In difficult times such as we’re living in today, God will give you very special blessings if you are willing to act as channels for His love.

Clarity Magazine

Swami Kriyananda wants Ananda to be a movement that’s open to everyone.

Swami Kriyananda

When I was first here in India over forty years ago, I had an intense desire to make Yogananda and his mission known, because I saw that books about the great saints of modern India left him out entirely.

Swami Kriyananda

The highlight of my life was meeting and being with my Guru. It was like being in the presence of God.

Clarity Magazine

On Friday, November 28, 2003, the new Ananda ashram was officially opened with a Vedic ceremony led by Swami Kriyananda.

Helen Purcell

“Education for Life” has given us radical answers to the problems in education today.

Swami Kriyananda

The deeper you meditate, the more you feel a kindness and sympathy for others. You become aware that this self, which is you, is everywhere.

Swami Kriyananda

In today’s world where people are adrift in a sea without direction or spiritual values, God wants to use Ananda to show others a positive way to guide their lives.

Swami Kriyananda

All human beings can develop nobility of nature but seldom, if ever, does it come easily. The example of others is usually needed to inspire such attitudes in oneself.

Clarity Magazine

Start now building colonies and get away from the perpetual slavery of holding jobs to the last day of your life.

Clarity Magazine

Change begins with the individual, not with grandiose theories that don’t take into account flesh and blood human beings.

Swami Kriyananda

One of the things that touched me so much was to see the real dynamic, joyous determination to build again.

Nayaswami Nitai

The age of the child makes a big difference. Children from 6 to 12 are wide open and very vulnerable emotionally, so at our school we shield them as much as possible from the storms and extremes of life.


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