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Family Life Treasure Chest
Bringing Divine Light into Family Life

Treasure chest, by Marco Antonio MoralesPlease enjoy these free resources to enhance your spiritual family life.

By Paramhansa Yogananda:

By Swami Kriyananda

By Other Ananda Teachers

By Mary Kretzmann

Healing Prayer Director, and Ananda devotee mother of three grown children:

Stories for Children of All Ages

I Came from Joy!

Music for Happy Days and Peaceful Nights


Watch the Finding Happiness Movie

This movie highlights many of the wonderful things happening through Ananda around the world, including education and family. Ananda’s “How to Live” are prominently featured in the film. Mary Kretzmann and her grown children are also featured in the film, speaking of the power of growing up in a spiritually enriching home and community.

Finding Happiness, 125x

Finding Happiness: While visiting a spiritual community in northern California called Ananda (meaning “Joy”) an investigative journalist armed with a fair amount of skepticism and a dash of curiosity discovers that the key to finding happiness comes from within and that when you change, everything changes.


“A treasure — Very inspiring and so relevant.”

–Christiane Northrup, M.D.,

Ob/Gyn physician, author of the New York Times bestsellers
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause