Tyagi Lisa Powers
Nayaswami Indradevi currently lives at Ananda Village and serves with the Care & Aging Ministry. In her first week of college she read Autobiography of a Yogi and found her guru. Seven years later, in 1980, she found Ananda, came to the Ananda Meditation Retreat, and discovered the life shed been looking for. Participating with Ananda in the San Francisco Bay Area she graduated as an Ananda Yoga teacher in 82, and traveled frequently with Anandas pilgrimage tours. She and her husband, Bajrang, moved into the Ananda Palo Alto community in 89, and to Ananda Village in 1990. Embracing active roles in the community, as well as helping to run their Antiquities business, Indradevi served at Crystal Clarity, Publishers as the Ananda Pilgrimages coordinator, helping at trade shows and assisted with Swami Kriyanandas foreign publishing rights. She later served Swami Kriyananda doing secretarial support, travel arrangements, and cooking. Indradevi and Bajrang, designed and curated the display of relics at Shrine of the Masters since its opening in 1994. Indradevi spent many years on the teaching staff at the Expanding Light Meditation and Yoga Retreat, including being on the AYTT teaching staff. After managing the 2006 San Francisco book launch for Kriyanandas book, Essence of the Bhagavad Gita, she served 10 years with the Ananda Village management team, and then as the Ananda Meditation Group Coordinator at Ananda Village.
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Losing Your Peace Around Others
Dear Paige, What you are experiencing is quite common. The key to overcoming this lies in many areas within yourself, so you have the ability to change this into a positive experience. The family unit can be tricky. Yogananda said
Do Animals Have More Worth than Humans?
Both humans and animals, like everything in creation, are manifestations of God’s consciousness, so God became them both. Different animals have differing levels of intelligence and consciousness of themselves, and varying capabilities to learn, and relate to the world and
Can I move to Ananda Village?
Dear George, Your question was forwarded to me, as Director of Member Services. It’s true, when we begin to realize that the world promises everything, but delivers nothing that is lasting, we long to find what will bring us this