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Yogananda’s Peace and Harmony Prayer

Let’s Join Together: Visualize our planet in divine light, and pray from your heart. For one minute, say aloud or silently: Lord, fill this world with peace and harmony, peace and harmony. Then visualize yourself in divine light. For 15 seconds, say aloud or silently: Lord, fill me with peace and harmony, peace and harmony. Never, it seems, has there … Read More

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How Kriya Yoga Affects the Brain

Peter van Houten, M.D. talks about how meditation, and Kriya Yoga in particular, affect our brain and thought processes. Embark on a journey of spiritual evolution with Kriya Yoga. Discover how this ancient practice from Paramhansa Yogananda accelerates the transformation of the nervous system, paving the way for profound spiritual growth. Explore the intricate interplay between meditation, neural physiology, and … Read More


Higher Education in Dwapara Yuga: Generation Z

The Age of Energy Generation: Generation Z As the world witnesses the newest generation of young adults known as Generation Z transition into college and adulthood, dynamic ways of relating to oneself and the broader world are emerging. Paramhansa Yogananda’s call for small communities, simplistic living and the pursuit of God are now more relevant than ever, particularly with this … Read More

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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

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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

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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