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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December 1 (Wednesday) Celebrate Yogananda 
Temple of Light, Ananda Village 
7:00–9:00 pm PST |  4:00–6:00 am Dec 2 CEST | 8:30–10:30 Dec 2 IST

Join us for an evening of inspiration to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this spiritual classic! The Ananda Worldwide Spiritual Directors will be the keynote speakers and hosts for the event. Phil Goldberg, author of The Life of Yogananda, will be a guest speaker, along with Ananda community leaders from around the world.

Free. More here.


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.