We wish you a joyful Christmas and many blessings with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda “Three Wise Men”, performed by members of the Ananda Palo Alto choir. Three Wise Men Then three wise men came from afar, Guided by the heavenly star. Christ, the light of God, had descended, That, receiving him, all might be saved. Thus, the promise … Read More
Wishing you a blessed Christmas from Ananda with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, “The Christ Child’s Asleep”. The Christ child’s asleep. The silence is so deep That round about, with hope in their eyes, The animals await; Their breathing they abate: They know their time has come to arise. For Jesus came on earth To offer second birth To … Read More
“What a trippy life it’s been!” That was what my friend Nayaswami Maria said as she lay on her deathbed. If not her last words, they at least summed things up. I wish I could interview her and find out what it was that she was thinking of. I only knew her in her last five years, and it’s safe … Read More
5:57 am Realizing what time it is, you wake up and take your baby daughter into the living room so that her mother can get some sleep. 6:03 am You start a diaper change while trying to stay awake. Aphorisms pop into mind which you can’t resist sharing with your eight-week-old, an obvious symptom of early-onset dad humor. “Life is … Read More
Nabha and Radhika Cosley lead you in an uplifting 12-minute guided meditation based on Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings. They are longtime meditators and live and serve at Ananda Village, California.
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Nayaswami Jyotish at the Sunday Service at Ananda Village, July 8th 2018.
Nayaswami Maria shares an inspiring story from her Sunday Service at Ananda Village, July 1st 2018. Ananda: Meditation, Yoga, Community, Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Founded by Swami Kriyananda
In need of spiritual CPR? Or how about just a check-up? In Ananda’s Meditation Teacher Training, I learned that sometimes you have to do CPR on your meditation practice, making it a “Constant Process of Re-Inspiration.” When we try something new, or look at our practice from a new angle, it adds fresh life and can make the experience more … Read More