Nayaswami Parvati is one of the founding members of Ananda and is also one of Ananda’s most widely traveled and experienced ministers. She moved to Ananda in 1972, and was made a minister by Swami Kriyananda in 1981. Together with her husband, Nayaswami Pranaba, she has been involved in the creation and direction of Ananda centers and communities in Palo Alto, Portland, Seattle, Dallas, and Assisi, Italy. Parvati is the Executive Director of the Ananda Janaka Foundation. She also provided the vision for the creation of the Pavilion of Gratitude, a place for gratitude and remembrance located at Ananda Village.
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Dear Archit, I will give you the description of mind and the other parts of our consciousness as Paramhansa Yogananda described them. They are the progressive stages of involvement with maya that are traced through the functions of human consciousness. ... Read More
Dear Archit, Yes, meditation can indeed increase your awareness and intuitive perception. This is because you are calming your mind in meditation and going to the center of your being. The perceptions that are gained in meditation come to us ... Read More