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Learn a Basic Meditation Practice

with Shamini from Ananda Mumbai. Learn more about meditation, enjoy guided meditations and chants by subscribing for free.

Daily Meditator, Meditation

How to Love God in Meditation

The writings of the great sages who lived and dedicated their lives to truth have long been spiritual lifelines for me. The saints and masters have endured and arisen victorious over the many hardships and temptations of life on the physical plane. They’ve left many footsteps for us to follow in their scriptures and other written experiences. Many of the … Read More

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People Love the Ananda Meditation App

Nabha shares about the free Ananda Meditation App, which features guided meditations and techniques for IOS and Android, based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. – Start a new practice or inspire your current one – Learn techniques, ancient and new – Inspire your practice with guided meditations by experienced meditators – Use a timer to help you focus … Read More

Meditation, Spiritual Growth

Group Discussion: What’s Your Meditation Story?

My path to becoming a daily meditator was a bumpy one. (In fact, it still is! — see How to Meditate with a Newborn Baby.) There are struggles we all have to face, and we all do it our own unique way. So I have a question for you: How did you start meditating? What have been your successes? What … Read More

Ananda Writers Group, Meditation, Spiritual Growth

What Really Happens When You Meditate?

All over the world in ever-increasing numbers, people find their way to the practice of meditation.  They discover how amazingly it increases the quality of their lives. In this article, we will explore what really happens when we meditate, how meditation may impact our lives, and how we can potentially maximize our efforts. Scientific research The effects of meditation have … Read More

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Kriya Yoga – The Airplane Route to God

What is Kriya Yoga? Paramhansa Yogananda popularized Kriya Yoga through his book, Autobiography of a Yogi, and through his public teaching in the West. According to Yogananda, Kriya Yoga is the most effective meditation technique available to mankind today for reaching the goal of Yoga: union with the Divine. The Kriya Yoga technique is taught by Ananda Sangha Worldwide through initiation … Read More