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by Nayaswami Jyotish

Cooperation, being able to work as part of a team, is an essential skill in life. While this is true in business, sports, or any other undertaking, it is also important spiritually, where aligning our individual will with God’s will is a vital step on the spiral stairway that leads to Self-realization. In a practical…

A Song Celebrating 125 Years of Paramhansa Yogananda

Composed and Sung by Anuradha Sriram in Tamil


See, in him I see, my guru, I see
Am, I am, in love with him, I am
Peaceful life, I search
Endless streets, I wander
I See
Eternal truth, I seek
To remove illusions, to be enlightened...

Contentment: The Golden Note

A New Year Concert with Swami Kriyananda

by Tyagi Jayadev

Happy New Year! Do you find this wish pleasing, if somewhat shallow? Indeed, it’s a common seasonal wish, but one that is often empty of content, a social custom, habitually repeated millions of times over the festive season. Together as Daily Meditators, however, let’s charge these words “Happy New Year” with power and meaning, with…

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January 16, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

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January 17, 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm PST

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I was instantly awestruck, lifted to a heightened state of awareness. My entire focus was drawn to this man, and for a few seconds it was as if time stood still in order to allow me to absorb something very profound, even thrilling.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 into one of the most cathartic periods of American history. African Americans were enslaved on American soil for more than 246 years between 1619 and 1865. Following the Reconstruction era in the late 1800’s and well into the 1960’s, it was the status quo for African Americans to be terrorized and disfranchised by social, educational and employment discrimination, racial hatred, mass violence and lynching. Blacks in America at all socio-economic and political levels were often treated as second-class citizens without the right to vote, without enforced protections of the constitution and without federal civil rights.

During an all-day Christmas meditation this past month we sang a chant specially blessed by Paramhansa Yogananda during an all-day meditation that he used to lead: Do not dry the ocean of my love With the fires of my desires, With the fires of my restlessness. For Thee I pine, for Thee I weep. “Christ…

Swami Kriyananda’s children’s songs touch that deep inner place — in adults just as much as in children — where the untrammeled soul longs simply to live in God, where our essential response to life is gratitude to the Giver of all, where sharing what we have with others and with God flows as naturally as breathing: Thank You,…

Question from Abhishek Chhetry: I am in late twenties and have just started a career. But i am not happy with my specially because…

Question from Sweta: How to have control over your thoughts while meditating?

Question from Sanmay Patel: Namaste, My name is Sanmay Patel and want to ask one question. Does Kriya Yoga help me to achieve of…

Question from Joyce: After a shower of extreme bliss fell on me during prayer, vivid visions have occurred. I had a vision of…

Question from Kailash: Hello there. I wanted to ask about how to deal with a situation where you get affected seeing someone else…

Question from Raj Singh: Two brahmins – one at my birth and the other a year ago – told me that I'll die at…

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January 15, 2018

Eat in a harmonious environment. Avoid eating where there is discord.

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Ananda receives Global Ambassador Peace Award

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Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi gave a talk recently in India called “Change Your Destiny through Kriya Yoga.” As part of the event, superstar Sri Rajinikanth, Krishna Sweets Murali, and Sri. D. R. Kaarthikeyan, former Director, CBI were presented with copies of Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda that had recently been translated into Tamil.…


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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