Nayaswami Jaya


Did Jesus Forgive Judas?

Question from Jilam: Did Jesus forgive Judas for Betraying him?

Jugaad: India’s Secret Weapon

I don’t like to generalize but I am coming to agree with others who have said that the Indian psyche is primed for mysticism whereas the Western mind is primed for practical efficiency, due to the influence of culture and training.

Question from Prashanth: I have a neighbour whos been constantly fighting with me since I have been opposing the unfair activities of the…

Back in Gurgaon

Sadhana Devi and I shifted last month to Gurgaon from Pune after being away since 2008. In our absence, the Ananda center/ ashram went through significant changes, making our return like coming back to a different place. Even Delhi seems to have changed for the better but my guess is that these transformations are more…

Originally written October 27, 2010. It takes less than six hours by train to travel the 450 kilometers northwest from Delhi to Amritsar in the state of Punjab. Gazing out the window at the passing landscape, it’s easy to see why this region has long been considered the “breadbasket” of India, tempting waves of invaders…

Originally written February 10, 2011. On the 23rd, Dharmadas and Nirmala [the spiritual directors of Ananda India —Editor] led our annual Christmas meditation at the community in Watunde Village, thirty kilometers outside of Pune. As I sat there, I couldn’t help but gaze from time to time out the window from Swami Kriyananda’s home to…

Cricket or Medicine?

Question from Ab: I want to be a cricketer,but my parents donot agree with me. The want me to see as a docter,but…

Question from Nihar Ranjan Bhuyan: Dear Sir, You have mentioned that we should concentrate between the eyebrows and watch the breath during meditation. But,Sir, is…

Question from J: Om guru Just wondering, How do seriously mentally ill or retarded people advance spiritually ?

Question from subir: i have fear & nervousness in speaking in groups. its my ego problem i think. i have basically a social…