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Rise Again into the Power of Your Soul

Nayaswami Padma recaps the story of “the hunter”, the ego’s bad habits, scheming to entrap the power of the elephant, our soul nature. What can we do about it? Yoganananda talks of “nipping bad habits in the bud”, of cutting off bad habits at their source and rising again into our soul nature. It’s hard, but not impossible. Fortunately we … Read More

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The Niyamas: Why Be Virtuous? | Patanjali Class 14

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

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From Dreams to Reality – Ananda India’s Activities

A video showing some of Ananda Sangha’s work in India. Expanding and sharing teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and building His Legacy. Ananda Sangha India’s – Our Guru’s Legacy. An insight into the future, from dreams to reality! More about Our Guru’s Legacy at: https://anandaindia.org/our-gurus-legacy/ 

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Why Are Spiritual Practices Necessary? Isn’t Asking God from the Heart Enough?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Vivek Sharma: The Bible says about God-realization (experience) to ‘ask and it shall be given’. Then why do we have to do spiritual practices? Just ask from the heart. Secondly, God is our loving Father. Do we need to pay a price (spiritual practices) to get something from our Father?

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The Yamas of Patanjali | Patanjali Class 13

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

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Happiness: Unbarricading the Heart, Ep 12 ~ A Roadmap to Right Living

Happiness Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances. Happiness lies not in things, nor in outward attainments. It is the gold of our inner nature, buried beneath the mud of outward sense-cravings. When you know that nothing outside you can affect you-no disappointment, no failure, no misunderstanding from others-then you will … Read More

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Life Is Directional | Patanjali Class 12

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More