Nayaswami Hassi is a Lightbearer at Ananda Village where she has lived since 1984. During her time with Ananda, she has raised 4 children, now has 4 grandchildren. She taught and developed the Ananda Living Wisdom preschool for 15 years as a certified teacher. Hassi has served the Ananda spiritual community in various roles.
Currently Hassi manages the Shrine of the Masters museum and gift shop and its online store. Throughout the year, especially for the Springtime Tulip Festival, Hassi greets thousands of visitors to Crystal Hermitage.
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Dear Friend, What a wonderful question you have here! It is normal and even a good thing for us to be concerned about ‘our appearances’. I remember Swami Kriyananda complimenting someone on a beautiful dress. It is important to bless
Dear MJ, Thank you for your heartfelt question. Suffering is part of a bigger picture. But how do we handle it? A great Indian Saint, Anandamoyi Ma, once was asked this same question and this is what she answered: She
Dear Sabarish, Thank you for sharing with us the recent loss for your family. So sorry to hear of it and we are sending you many condolences and blessings for peace in your heart. Firstly, please remember that everything about
Dear Namita, Thank you for your question. There are many reasons for anxiety. I am not a medical person to give you clinical advice. But often anxiety has some unresolved basis to it. Here are some thoughts that may help.
Dear Rosemary, Thank you for your question. Any abusive treatment of animals is, indeed, sad and very challenging, to state it mildly. It is so good to hear that you are advocating for better treatment and conditions! Thank you. Maybe
Dear Natalie, Thank you for your question. Here is a beautiful poem taken from Whispers from Eternity by Paramhansa Yogananda that can be very soothing to read and reread. These are words to aspire to when you think about finding true
Dear Aila, Thank you for your question. Experiences such as you are having happen to many devotees as they move along the spiritual path. In a few words — don’t give up! Keep up the steady regular meditations the best