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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Sunday, June 11, 2023: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (PDT)

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!


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

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

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

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

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

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