February – “True & Lasting Love”

Story of Saint Valentine, By Timothy Kretzmann Prayers for a Little Girl –  Katelyn Crittenden – age 2, with photos Saint Valentine – You can download this printable version for story-time

Prayers for a Little Girl

She went into the hospital Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, 2013, and has not come out since… Katelyn Crittenden – age 2 Please see her full of Healing Light! Kelly & Dave Crittenden – (Katelyn’s parents) – from the Sacramento area. One of her parents is with her all the time. Extended family is also helping out. The doctors discovered a … Read More

Beautiful Start to a New Year

May Eternity born at Christmas Eve Fill thy heart with happiness true In the lingering year and the new. By Paramhansa Yogananda Our old tutor of last year has just passed away. Let us remember the joyous instructions and blissful experiences of the past year, and let us repeat them with greater intensity in the coming New Year. Let us … Read More

Bringing Yogananda to Kenya

Dear Ones, I’ve been helping this group in Kenya for many years now.  They consider me their spiritual director from afar, and call themselves the Ananda Kenya Healing Prayer Ministry. Please read below and see if you are inspired to help at this time. Blessings, Mary Kretzmann PS. See more photos here: http://www.gofundme.com/Yogananda-to-Kenya Plain text follows below Can you help … Read More

Finding Happiness

Listen to Swami Kriyananda describing this intensely moving experience from 1949: “This day,” Paramhansa Yogananda thundered, punctuating every word, “marks the birth of a new era. My spoken words are registered in the ether, in the Spirit of God, and they shall move the West. . . . Self-Realization has come to unite all religions. . . . We must … Read More

Newsletter, Prayers for the Planet

See Peace and Light in the Middle East

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” Jesus Christ I have used this visualization for peace (below) privately and in small groups, and we have seen blessings come of it.  When I first sent it out … Read More

Healing Workshops in Los Angeles

I will be teaching healing and giving Sunday Service on the weekend of May 31- June 2 Friday, May 31  7-9 pm – Healing satsang at Ananda South Bay Center Saturday, June 1 – 10 am healing workshop at Ananda Ashram June 2, 11 am; Sunday Service at Ananda Ashram I hope you can join me if you are in … Read More

Precious last email from Swamiji

This email from Swamiji, received the night before his passing, was written to a professional young woman in India seeking guidance about joining Ananda, and how she should best serve. He gave her some general advice first, such as seeking guidance from the people in charge, either in Ananda India or at Ananda Village, depending on where she wanted to … Read More