Who Are Jyotish and Devi?

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi are dynamic emissaries of Paramhansa Yogananda, and Global Peace Ambassadors.

As Spiritual Directors of Ananda, and living examples of spiritual values in action, Jyotish and Devi travel the world, sharing Yogananda’s teachings, and blessing people with the practical and heart-opening path of Kriya Yoga.

Swami Kriyananda, Ananda’s founder, designated Jyotish as his spiritual successor.

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Upcoming Events

Ananda Village Sunday Service
Sunday, April 9, 2023: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PST)

Affirmation: Enthusiasm

In everything I do, my enthusiasm soars to embrace infinity!


O Perfect Bliss! Guide me, that I express Thee through my every feeling. May my enthusiasm be a channel for Thy joy.

Polestar Land Blessing
April 29 - 30, 2023

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi will be in Fort Collins, Colorado on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 - 30, 2023 to do a land blessing for Polestar Village.

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Ananda Washington : Blue Lotus Temple
Saturday, May 6, 2023: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM (PST)
Joy is Within You Event:
An Afternoon Immersion into a Life of Meditation & Yoga.

We ask that you please register for this event to help with our event planning and so you can receive a followup email with the event recording.

Ananda Washington Sunday Service
Sunday, May 7, 2023: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PST)

Affirmation: Service

I will serve God through others, and by my service to Him release the hold the ego has on me. I am free in God! In God, I am free!


All that I do, Lord, I do for love of Thee. Accept the flowers of my service to Thee as I place them on Thy altar of omnipresence.

Ananda Village Sunday Service
Sunday, May 21, 2023: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PST)

Affirmation: Kindness

The whole world is my home, and the human race, my family. With God’s kindness I embrace all men.


Divine Mother, help me to see that by kindness to others I attract not only theirs in return, but Thy kindness as well. May I be kind to others always. May my kindness act as a channel of Thy unselfish love.

Ananda Village Sunday Service
Sunday, June 11, 2023: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PST)

Affirmation: Calmness

Though the winds of difficulties howl around me, I stand forever calmly at the center of life’s storms.


With Thee beside me, I know that the tides of trouble can never sweep me away. Hold fast my hand, Lord; never let me go!


touch of peace living the teachings of paramhansa yogananda book by jyotish and devi

Touch of Peace

In their newest release of the Touch of Light series, the co-authors show us the way forward to a brighter future.

Touch of Love

Take the journey of the heart: answering the call of true, unconditional love.

How to Meditate

This clear and concise guidebook contains everything you need to start a meditation practice.

Touch of Joy

Learn how to live in joy in this second book in the Touch of Light series

Touch of Light

Short, practical articles on spiritual living, from the inspiring blog by the same title.

Faith Is My Armor

The complete story of the life of Swami Kriyananda: from his search for meaning to his training under Paramhansa Yogananda.