Pranaba has been an Ananda member and minister for over 30 years. During this time he and his wife, Nayaswami Parvati, have served in many Ananda colonies in the U.S., and in Assisi, Italy. Pranaba has directed the membership training program at Ananda Village and has coordinated Ananda’s Meditation Centers and Groups. He now manages Ananda Sangha Worldwide, Ananda’s outreach ministry. He also travels frequently, bringing Yogananda’s teachings and inspiration to Ananda devotees nationwide.
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Dear Hannah, Sometimes these premonitions are more about a direction of energy that is likely to manifest, and may not necessarily be confined to the specifics, i.e. dying in a car accident. It may be that a person has some
Dear friend, I’m sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. What you are tuning into is the inner spiritual eye, also known as the kutastha. As you increase your one-pointed concentration then you’ll likely experience more steadiness of that light.
Dear Petals, Try to feel throughout each day that Divine Mother is with you. Talk with her as your nearest and dearest; don’t keep her at a distance. Let your first thought upon awakening each morning be of Divine Mother,
Dear friend, Paramhansa Yogananda said that one is able to go deeper in the inner sounds, including AUM (OM) by deeper concentration and increased time in the AUM technique. It’s helpful to spend time with the Hong-Sau technique that Yogananda
Dear Raja, This is an experience of the spiritual eye (kutastha). At first you may see just parts of the whole experience, but in time you will be able to merge into the consciousness more deeply. To do this try
Dear Uma, It is said that patience is the fastest way to success. And, this applies very much to meditation. Be patient and keep on with your daily practice of meditation; the results will become more integrated in all parts
Dear Bharati, I’m sorry that your husband has passed away. My prayers are with his soul as it soars in the Divine embrace. My prayers are also with you as you move forward in your life. Swami Kriyananda wrote a