Celebrating 100 years of spiritual awakening with Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in America and the start of his mission to the world.

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Yogananda’s Early Years on the East Coast

Watch this inspiring video about Paramhansa Yogananda coming to America, put together by Ananda Northeast, describing Yogananda’s early years in Boston, New York and other areas at the East Coast. This was created for the celebration of Yogananda’s 100th year anniversary of landing in Boston, Sept 19th 2020. You can find more videos of Paramhansa Yogananda here.  ABOUT PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA … Read More

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Yogananda 100th Anniversary: Celebration at Ananda Village

Watch this beautiful event at Ananda Village on the 100th anniversary of Yogananda’s coming to the West, Sept 19th 2020. Celebrated in the Temple of Light with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi, this recording also features a remarkable video from different Ananda Communities in America and Europe describing the visits of Yogananda in their areas. You can find more videos of … Read More

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Yogananda Coming to the West

Watch this inspiring video about Paramhansa Yogananda coming to the West, put together by different Ananda Communities in America and Europe, describing Yogananda’s visits in their areas. This was created for the celebration of Yogananda’s 100th year anniversary of landing in Boston, Sept 19th 2020. You can find more videos of Paramhansa Yogananda here. ABOUT PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Paramhansa Yogananda, born … Read More

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Live Events Celebrating 100 Years of Yogananda

Join us for live events with contributions from around the world, celebrating 100 years of Paramhansa Yogananda’s presence in the West on the anniversary of his arrival in Boston on September 19, 1920. See the list of events

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Yogananda Performs Wedding Ceremony

We are thrilled to offer you this very special, restored recording of Paramhansa Yogananda performing the wedding ceremony of Brahmacharee Nerode from India and Agnes Spencer from America. It was recorded in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 1931 and shown as newsreel footage on screens of movie theaters. Yogananda said at the end of the ceremony: “It is also, this … Read More

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Yogananda Visits New York

We are very happy to offer you (in collaboration with the University of South Carolina) this original video footage of Swami Yogananda visiting New York City in 1923. Phil Goldberg describes the moment in his acclaimed biography The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru, pages 117-118: “The falling of leaves in 1923 … Read More

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O Master — Ananda World Brotherhood Virtual Choir

The Ananda World Brotherhood Choir went VIRTUAL for this special performance of “O Master.” More than ninety (90) singers participated, recording from their homes in Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, and Pune (India); Tel Aviv (Israel); Milano (Italy); and California, Missouri, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington (USA). It was a great joy to feel our oneness in spirit as we sang … Read More

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Master Works in Mysterious, Miraculous Ways 

Paramhansa Yogananda was a monk, yogi, and guru who introduced the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga to the West through his U.S. organization known in the East as the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. Yogananda’s global mission was to spread the teachings and practices of Self-realization to uplift humanity. Yogananda is often referred to as “Master” and he traveled … Read More