International Wave at Living Wisdom High School

The energy is building for the Living Wisdom High School at Ananda Village. A concerted effort was made in recent months to increase enrollment and expand outreach. The school will now have 4 new international students for the spring semester, three from India and one from Iran. Students who are able to attend the school from other countries will take the blessings of the community … Read More

“Autobiography of a Yogi” in Hindi Braille

This is the cover for Autobiography of a Yogi in Hindi Braille.  Master’s photo will have auto tiling so that the visually challenged can feel his face and there will also be auto tilings for Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, and Swami Sri Yukteswar.  Ayush from Mumbai worked on this project over the past year in coordination with the National Blind Association. The … Read More

Guru Vandana: A Benefit Concert

September 30, 2018 6:30 p.m. India / 6:00 a.m. PST / 9:00 a.m. EST Two of India’s most renowned musicians Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma will join together this Sunday, September 30th in a concert dedicated to the benefit of the widows of Vrindavan through the Paramhansa Yogananda Charitable Trust.

Pergola Installation at the new Memorial Temple at Ananda Village

The location of the Memorial Garden is near Lotus Lake, and across from the Yogananda Amphitheater. It includes a small outdoor temple with a permanent altar and benches. In addition, the site will eventually include a place for the names of those who have passed. Who is it for? The Memorial site is for Ananda Village residents, and for those … Read More

Pergola Installation at the New Memorial Temple at Ananda Village

The location of the Memorial Garden is near Lotus Lake, and across from the Yogananda Amphitheater. It includes a small outdoor temple with a permanent altar and benches. In addition, the site will eventually include a place for the names of those who have passed. Who is it for? The Memorial site is for Ananda Village residents, and for those … Read More

The Answer Movie Release in India

The Answer will be released in India August 31st, and is already becoming popular with celebrity tweets and mainstream stories across India. The Answer tells the true story of Swami Kriyananda’s experience of discipleship with the yoga spiritual leader Paramhansa Yogananda in California. “It was a story that deserved to be told, especially for the purity of it,” said director … Read More

A Handbook of Discipleship by Swami Kriyananda in Hindi

You can now buy Swami Kriyananda’s book on disicpleship in Hindi online. Learn About: The need for a guru The disciple’s role Life with a spiritual master Attunement with the guru Discipleship to Paramhansa Yogananda Buy Book

Springtime at Ananda Tulip Festival in the Union Newspaper

The Union, a newspaper for the Grass Valley and Nevada City area, recently posted two articles about Springtime at Ananda, an annual event at Ananda Village where thousands of tulips bloom at the Crystal Hermitage.

In bloom: Springtime at Ananda: Tulips at Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Just up Highway 49, situated between Tahoe National Forest and the middle fork of the Yuba River, lies the Crystal Hermitage Gardens. Read More

Springtime at Ananda, 17,000 tulips on display

The sun is shining and the tulips are blooming at Ananda Village on the San Juan Ridge, which means it’s that time of year again for volunteers to open the doors of the Crystal Hermitage to the public to take in the peaceful views and take part in the yearly tradition. Read More