Chant this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda from his Cosmic Chants (1938), together with a kirtan group at Ananda Village. This was one of Swami Sri Yukteswar’s favorite songs, which Yogananda often chanted in his ashram.
A beautiful story of Yogananda, shared by Nayaswami Maria during her Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
A powerful story by Yogananda, shared by Nayaswami Maria during her Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
Nayaswami Devi shares this beautiful inspiration from Yogananda’s teachings during her Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
Through life’s challenges you learn life’s lessons. Challenges are not meant to crush you but to help you develop your powers. They come through the natural law of progress, so that you might advance from lower to higher levels of spiritual attainment. In order to pass life’s tests, you will need to develop elasticity of the mind. Never allow your … Read More
Nayaswami Ananta and Maria share during their inspiring Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
When faced with a challenge in life, right attitude is crucial. A negative outlook only blocks the energy, but when we have a positive approach and are willing to go to great lengths, nothing is impossible. When things get tough we need to gather all our energy and go full blast.
We feel inadequate when we start comparing ourselves to others. Comparing ourselves to others can detriment our growth instead of helping. We must understand that every person is unique and it’s important to accept oneself for who we are and be happy with it. Nayaswami Jyotish shares a wonderful story to illustrate how our imperfections too can be a blessing.
If all the windows of a room have been closed and the light shut out for a hundred years, and then, one day, suddenly the light is allowed to enter, there will no longer be any darkness, of course. Obviously, therefore, we cannot say that it will take one hundred years to bring light into the room just because the … Read More