Meditation, Music and the Arts

Joy in the Guise of Hope

As a teacher, my desire is to pass along the inspiration I feel, the knowledge I’ve gained. As I venture day by day into the gift of getting to know my true Self, I’m often challenged with how to present what I experience. I’ll try to explain. Imagine a time when you were in nature: at the coast, on a … Read More

Meditation, Spiritual Growth

A Meditating World

In this article we will fly high, soaring on the wings of visualization and imagination. What will be our wings? It will be a dream of a world in peace. We will picture a globe that is following the wise words of the Dalai Lama: If every eight-year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from … Read More

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Why Meditate?

Experience the joys of meditation yourself! Gain the tools to respond with calmness and joy to whatever life gives you. Let go of outward definitions that do not reflect your inner truth and enter into a deeper reality of awareness. Rediscover your sense of identity and live in the higher reality of you you really are. Join us every Thursday … Read More

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Guided Meditation with Gayatri

Join Gayatri for this guided meditation as she leads us through feeling a greater sense of peace and calmness in the midst of our bustling lives. Experience the art of bringing Yoga into your daily life at the Ananda Village Internship Applications open for our Summer 2021 cohort! You might also like Ananda Course in Meditation: Join our … Read More

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Samadhi (Poem by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Enjoy a new visual interpretation of Yogananda’s famous poem “Samadhi”, read by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda. (best viewed in full screen mode) Vanished the veils of light and shade, Lifted every vapor of sorrow, Sailed away all dawns of fleeting joy, Gone the dim sensory mirage. Love, hate, health, disease, life, death, Perished these false shadows on the screen … Read More