Ananda Europa: Our Story

Ananda Europa’s presentation video at the 50th anniversary of Ananda. Over 30 years of history in Europa, this is Ananda Europa!

Celebrating the Light

Watch the beautiful Temple of Light dedication celebration at Ananda Village, Saturday evening, July 6th, 2019. It begins with a joyful procession, a special blessing for the temple and the world, uplifting choir music and a beautiful arati ceremony of celebrating the Light. With Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi and many hundreds of devotees.

Ananda Through the Eyes of an Intern

I do not recognize who I was before coming to Ananda.  Who I am after Ananda, I love. I am actually excited to face the future with this new person, but I am getting ahead of myself. I spent two weeks in the Ananda Ashram Karma Yogi program and eight weeks this summer in the Karma Yoga Internship program – … Read More

Ananda and the Living Wisdom School: A Choice for Children

I spent years wishing and hoping for a baby without success. I started to wonder if I would ever be a mother. So when, miracle of miracles, I finally became pregnant at age 40 and gave birth to first one son and then another a little less than two years later, I was overjoyed. I was so grateful and was … Read More

In the Flow of Energy and Grace

Kalidas shares an uplifting story about learning to recognize and accept the flow of energy and grace. He says that “the liberating power of faith is obscured by our doubts and resistance to His will in our lives. Swami Kriyananda said, “Faith is my armor.” Faith is the constant assurance that nothing is out of order, that God is in charge. “‘

Overwhelming Kindness

Nayaswami Narayan shares an uplifting story about spiritual community in the midst of personal injury and pain.