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Each year in March we celebrate the mahasamadhis of two great masters, Paramhansa Yogananda and Sri Yukteswar. Mahasamadhi means “great samadhi” — it is the conscious, willful, final exit of a master from the physical body. Scripture states that the anniversary of a mahasamadhi is a very auspicious time and consequently a great opportunity to…

This morning as I sat in meditation, I ignored some of the advice I am sharing here. Instead of focusing entirely on my meditation, I spent some time thinking about this blog. (Ah, how often we ignore good advice, even when it comes from ourselves!) Yet I hope some benefit will come from my well-intentioned…

The ways of God are ever rooted in godliness. God may on occasion be a “refining fire,” destroying evil and restoring virtue to its proper place in order to bring back a balance again to the affairs of the world, but His vengeance is never motivated by wrath, hatred, or vindictiveness.

A Touch of Light Podcast

New Podcast by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are dynamic emissaries of Paramhansa Yogananda, spiritual master and best-selling author of Autobiography of a Yogi. They travel the world sharing Yogananda’s teachings and the blessings of the practical and heart-opening path of Kriya Yoga.

Together, Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi write and record A Touch of Light, their popular blog illuminating Yogananda’s teachings for spiritualizing daily life. Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi touch each person with friendship. Their clear, centered energy delivers spiritual insight with a delightful joy in people’s individual path.

Creativity Arise!

by Dharmadevi Romano

Sweet Seclusion

by Nayaswami Savitri

Question from David: Dear Ananda ministers, I always asked myself why should I pray to Saints or our Gurus if we can directly…

Question from Purnendu: How can a believer or a skeptic save himself from superstition? For an atheist it is easy to do so…

Question from Sharath Kutty: Sir, I so much want to have an experience of Babaji. I mean, I believe in them very much, but…

Question from Aishwarya: Hi, I was raised a Hindu and have been worshiping and loving the Gods and Goddesses of my faith.Image and…

Question from Archit: Sometimes during meditation, if there is any sleepiness in me, I start to see many strange images of which my…

Question from Purnendu: When I entered law school I was absolutely clear that I wanted to be a lawyer and a social reformer.Then…

We are part of a great tide of loving, joyful energy that wants to give and give as long as people are happy to receive it.

—Swami Kriyananda

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