Fear is separation: it finds security in union with divine love. I Live Without Fear. This is the title of a song by Swami Kriyananda and it seems particularly pertinent now that all over the world we are facing the health crisis created by the Coronavirus. The words in this song can inspire us to turn to God for help … Read More
Dear friend, Together we are facing unprecedented hard times, which Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda predicted. There is great uncertainty, but we stand united with profound faith in God and Guru. As Ananda’s Spiritual Directors Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi wrote in their recent email, “In times like these, the greatest gifts [of God and Guru] are the inner peace of … Read More
Dear Friends, We send our loving thoughts and prayers that you are finding strength and inner guidance to deal with the challenges that are facing us now with the spread of the coronavirus. In times like these, the greatest gifts from our Masters are the inner peace of meditation, their guidance about right attitudes, and their grace to protect us. … Read More
What interesting times we are living in! Whoever thought we’d see something like this in our lifetime — like the plot of a movie. A mix of fear, combined with a great awareness of the need for a change in our lifestyle, is sweeping through all beings and nations. The buzz-word right now seems to be “social distancing” — not … Read More
Today anyone who is truly aware of human directions believes we’re in for very hard times. For devotees, such times present an extraordinary opportunity for service and spiritual growth, greater than any in recorded history.
The age of the child makes a big difference. Children from 6 to 12 are wide open and very vulnerable emotionally, so at our school we shield them as much as possible from the storms and extremes of life.