Ananda Writers Group, The Deeper Teachings, Yoga Philosophy

Is Jesus Christ a Guru?

Jesus Christ is one of the gurus on the Ananda path of Self-Realization. Paramhansa Yogananda stated that in the divine plan, Jesus Christ was responsible for the evolution of the West, and Babaji, for that of the East. It was intended that the West specialize in developing objectivity through logic and reason and that the East specializes in inner, intuitive … Read More

Ananda Writers Group, Meditation

21 Reasons to Meditate

Meditation is like a precious diamond. It shines with countless facets and benefits for body, mind, and soul. Here are 21 facets and reasons to meditate. If you are feeling ambitious, why not consider focusing on one each day over the next few weeks as a sparkling motivation to develop or deepen your practice. 1. HERE AND NOW Happiness can … Read More

Ananda Writers Group, Coping with Loss, Yoga Philosophy

The Stunning Mystery: What Happens After Death?

eath is one of life’s most profound mysteries. It is often surrounded by intense fear, a sense of irreparable loss, and heartbreaking grief. We are confronted with the dark abyss of the unknown when we are unexpectedly confronted by death. In that moment of grief and loss we may wonder, “What happens now? What happens after death and what has … Read More