Dana Lynne Andersen: Autobiography of a Yogi, Timeless Inspiration for My Life

Dana Lynne Andersen, renowned artist and founder of Awakening Arts Academy has been deeply inspired in her spiritual and artistic life by Yogananda’s “Autobiography of a Yogi.” “Hello! I’m Dana Lynn Andersen and I’m an artist and I’m also the founding director of the Awakening Arts Academy and it’s a place where we work as a vehicle for consciousness and … Read More

The Christmas Mystery

We wish you Happy Christmas from Ananda with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, “The Christmas Mystery”. Many blessings! The Christmas Mystery Long ago there was a little shed. There three mighty kings did bow their heads To a gentle babe of low degree, Whom men called the son of Mary. Who’ll tell to me this mystery: How a tiny … Read More

Three Wise Men (by Swami Kriyananda)

We wish you a joyful Christmas and many blessings with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda “Three Wise Men”, performed by members of the Ananda Palo Alto choir. Three Wise Men Then three wise men came from afar, Guided by the heavenly star. Christ, the light of God, had descended, That, receiving him, all might be saved. Thus, the promise … Read More

The Christ Child Asleep (by Swami Kriyananda)

Wishing you a blessed Christmas from Ananda with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, “The Christ Child’s Asleep”. The Christ child’s asleep. The silence is so deep That round about, with hope in their eyes, The animals await; Their breathing they abate: They know their time has come to arise. For Jesus came on earth To offer second birth To … Read More

Kerala Floods

I just received a prayer request regarding the monsoon floods in Kerala in southern India. Apparently, this is the worst flooding in India’s history. Here is a recent article with live updates. Send light to those needed assistance and to the rescue teams. Blessings, Mary Kretzmann Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry

Autobiography of a Yogi

Nayaswamis Jyotish & Devi presented this talk entitled “Autobiography of a Yogi: The Message that Sparked a Spiritual Revolution” at Yogananda Fest on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Mitchel Park Community Center, Palo Alto, California. Sponsored by Ananda Palo Alto (http://www.anandapaloalto.org). Yogananda Fest Palo Alto 2018 was a day of celebration of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic … Read More

Joseph Bharat Cornell: Deep Nature Play

Joseph Bharat Cornell’s new book “Deep Nature Play”: A Guide to Wholeness, Aliveness, Creativity, and Inspired Learning When absorbed in deep play our sensory awareness is heightened, we become immersed in the present moment and feel intensely alert and alive. Because play is fun and rewarding, we operate at the peak of our mental and physical capacity. This book is … Read More