Nayaswami Devi

Why is Forgiveness Hard?

Question from Brock: I am baffled by the inability of people to forgive over petty things! I have recently tried to “bury the…

Stages of Enlightenment

Question from Romila: Is there a difference between the state of being Spiritually Awakened and Self Realisation? Thank you very much for helping…

ParamahnsaYogananda called this Nine-Day Cleansing Diet “a method for rejuvenating the body cells and awakening the latent powers of the mind and the inner forces of the soul.”

Question from Kaivalya: Should one give up having a child for the spiritual path OR can having a child be ones dharma, gods…

A Path for All Religions

Question from Susan: I am profoundly drawn to Yogananda as my Guru (since 1984), but have great difficulty reconciling my Jewish heritage with…

Uprooting Thoughts of Failure

Question from Padma: I’m struggling with thoughts of failure…

During their time together at Twenty-Nine Palms, Paramhansa Yogananda gave much personal instruction to his disciple, young Donald Walters, regarding Donald’s own future, and also the future directions of the work.

In the spring of 2004, Swamiji called and said that with the work starting to grow in India, a short biography of his life was very much needed.

The search for a meaningful concept of God begins by exploring the question: What is the goal of life?