Ananda Minister, Yoga & Meditation Teacher and Registered Reiki Master/Teacher (RMT)


Dharmadevi and her husband, Narayan, serve as spiritual directors and lightbearers for Ananda LA. She is a Certified Meditation & Yoga Teacher and was part of the core group that started Ananda Los Angeles in 2007. Dharmadevi lived at Ananda Village for 2 years and helped launch Ananda Online Classes and the Ananda Virtual Community. She has been practicing and teaching energy & holistic healing modalities since 2000 and especially enjoys sharing Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings on health and healing. Dharmadevi has worked extensively on the AKASH (Ancient Keys to Attaining Success & Happiness) series that Swami Kriyananda wrote while he lived in LA. Along with other teachers, she offers it around the LA area. She also offers energy healing sessions and spiritual counseling.

Dharmadevi is the Executive Director of The Yogananda Institute and is a Registered Reiki Master/Teacher (RMT) with the International Association of Reiki Professionals since 2001; she is the founder and executive director of the INHA (International Natural Healers Association). She is certified in Reflexology, Herbal Medicine, Aromatherapy, Natural Hygiene, and Crystal Therapy. She is a board certified Holistic Health Practitioner, certified Meditation Teacher, and has her Bachelor’s degree in Parapsychic Science. She also has a diploma in Forestry & Wildlife Conservation and has completed courses in Chakra Therapy, Dream Analysis, and Regression Therapy, and Moodle (online course platform) Administration, among others.