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

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi in the US 2024
  • February 18–22: Ananda Village, online, Inner Renewal Retreat,
  • March 22–26: Ananda Los Angeles, Yogananda Fest
  • March 31: Ananda Village, Easter Sunday
  • April 5–9: Ananda Sacramento, CA
  • April 25–30: Ananda Portland, OR
  • May 19: Ananda Village Sunday Service, Swami Kriyananda’s Birthday
  • May 23–26: Ananda Palo Alto, CA
  • May 30 – June 4: Ananda Washington
  • June 23–30: Ananda Village, online, Spiritual Renewal Week
Om blessing from an Ananda India center

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi’s International Travel 2024

  • To Italy: August 5
  • To India: September 9
  • To Ananda Village: November 16


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