On November 17, 2017 Ananda received a Global Ambassador Peace Award from the Institute of International Social Development (IISD) at the United Nations Church Center in New York City. Read More
Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi gave a talk recently in India called “Change Your Destiny through Kriya Yoga.” As part of the event, superstar Sri Rajinikanth, Krishna Sweets Murali, and Sri. D. R. Kaarthikeyan, former Director, CBI were presented with copies of Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda that had recently been translated into Tamil.
Sitabai Betts, a resident of Ananda Village, walked from Santiago, Spain to France, a total of 500 miles, in 37 days. She did this in part as a fundraiser for the Ananda Temple of Light. Read More
The grading of the temple and parking lot ground for the Temple of Light at Ananda Village is nearly complete. The fill is over 12 feet deep in some areas, so it was a big task. The grading contracts did an excellent job and the final product feels very natural with a nice flow to the Temple entry. Read More
Nayaswami Jyotish, spiritual successor to Swami Kriyananda, and his wife Devi, are currently traveling around India giving programs on bringing spirituality into your everyday life. Here is a list of their programs which will be broadcast live. You can also see their full schedule if you would like to attend a program in person.
Today is our last full day in Italy. Tomorrow evening we fly to Delhi and begin nearly three months of traveling and teaching in all of Ananda’s centers in India.
AnandaIndiaOnline.org, a website with online classes for Ananda India devotees, has just launched a redesign of their website. The content is now more organized and they have a calendar of events.
Recently an Ananda member gave a talk at the United Nations for the International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Watch a video of her talk.
Ananda has recently started asking people to pledge their meditation time in the hopes of getting a total of 1 million hours of meditation for world peace and harmony. So far we have received nearly 15,000 pledges from 61 countries, mostly from beginning meditators and people who are new to Ananda. Keep up the good work! Make your meditation pledge
Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi left on Wednesday to visit Ananda Italy and to travel around India giving programs. They will return to Ananda Village in November. See their program schedule