A Place Called Ananda, Yoga

The Yoga of Bicycling

In my previous post about bicycling (Satsang on Bicycles) I had talked about the great joy of bicyling in the Sierra Foothills, especially when joined by gurubais. The more I ride my bicycle in this area, the more I am convinced we live in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. The neighboring roads with their light traffic, … Read More

A Place Called Ananda, Yoga

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training – Just Do It

I have just finished the fourth and final week of Level 1 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training. After five years of living in Ananda Village I have finally been able to take the time off to do this four-week program. I am so glad I did. The course has been educational, fun, inspiring, challenging, deep in yogic teachings (not necessarily in … Read More


Letters of Encouragement

I do not believe that superconscious experiences can be induced by hypnotic suggestion.


Awakening the Kundalini Safely

Kundalini is the energy at the base of the spine that pulls our energy outward and downward. Before we can achieve freedom in God, this energy must be awakened and united at the highest center in the brain.


Intensity Is Everything!

Many people stumble through life with painful slowness, their efforts blocked by lack of intensity.

Spiritual Growth, Yoga

Exploring the Essence of Ananda Yoga™

Above all, the essence of Ananda Yoga™ is attunement to the vibration of Paramhansa Yogananda. If you really want to feel the essence of Ananda Yoga™, call upon Paramhansa Yogananda. Ask for his guidance, and try to tune in to his consciousness.