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Letter from Delhi – Mumbai

Dear Friends, We started writing this letter to you earlier today, when we took for granted that Clinton would win the election. Now we are in a different land and mindscape, and will all need to come to terms with what lies ahead and what we can do in a positive way to help. So, for the rest of the … Read More

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Letter from Chennai

Dear Friends, We just returned yesterday from two remarkable weeks in Chennai, which were filled with many spiritually powerful events: the dedication of the new center; a large public talk; the first Kriya Initiation, and a retreat day at the center. In February 2016 when we were visiting Chennai, Dharmarajan and Dharmini, the center leaders there, showed us an old … Read More

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Spiritual Faire – Letter from India

Dear Ones, The Spiritual Faire on Sept 24 & 25 in Delhi was an extraordinary experience for everyone. For two days, about 200 Ananda volunteers served huge crowds by giving classes, talking with the guests, staffing dozens of booths, serving food, selling Ananda’s books and products, and leading demonstrations of meditation, healing, energization, and yoga postures. I don’t think anyone who … Read More

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Letter from India – September 2016

The big news here is Ananda’s Spiritual Fair being held this weekend, 9/24-25, 10am-6pm, Delhi time. They’ve rented a big facility with three large halls to hold non-stop classes and workshops. There will also be about a dozen booths. This has been in the planning stage for months with 250 volunteers involved in different aspects of it. Large billboards and … Read More

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Swami Kriyananda’s Discipleship Anniversary 2016

“Kriya Yoga in action is the name Swami Kriyananda chose for himself: joy through Kriya, joy through action. We are that crowd of souls that were drawn to Master through Swami Kriyananda’s discipleship. What are the qualities of Swami’s discipleship? Humility and lack of any sense of importance—the constant thought that this life is not meant to be lived solely … Read More

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Letter from Ananda Assisi

Dear Friends, We’d like to share with you some highlights of our visit to Ananda Assisi before we leave Italy for India on Sept. 7. Right now we’re relaxing in Ostia for a few days with friends: Kirtani, Anand, Shivani, Arjuna, and Uma, and soon will be joined by Narya and Laura Tosetto. Ostia, a beautiful seaside town (now a … Read More

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Letter from Ananda Assisi

We’ve been having a very inspiring time in Assisi. We arrived last Thursday, had a quiet day, then jumped into activities on Saturday with a Kriya Initiation for about 150 people which was translated in at least three languages. Sunday Service had a crowd overflowing the temple on all sides. Afterwards we went to the new Temple of Joy site … Read More

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Letter from India—March 13, 2016

Dear Friends, Hello from Mumbai. Tonight we have our last big public function: a talk entitled “How to Stand Unshaken Amidst Life’s Challenges” (a fitting topic for our travels). They’ve rented a large, beautiful auditorium that seats five hundred people and have done extensive publicity, so we’re hoping for a big turnout like the one we had in Chennai. We’re … Read More

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Letter from India – February 23, 2016

Dear Friends, What a wonderful time in India this has been! It’s thrilling to see how each time we return, Ananda’s work, its leaders, new teachers, Kriyabans and devotees, centers, and all aspects have expanded and grown in size and attunement with Master and Swamiji. We landed running in Delhi with a lunch the day we arrived, hosted by Sri … Read More

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Peace and Harmony Letter

Dear Friends, During the years that Swamiji was with Master, he often heard him speak with great power and intensity about impending world disasters. As we know, Swamiji took this to heart, and it was one of the prime motivators for him in creating communities and urging us to organize emergency preparation. At this point, we’ve made such preparations throughout … Read More

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Happy Christmas from Jyotish and Devi

You must go so deep within the great silence that you feel the one life which pervades all creation. Then you will find the Christ Presence. —Paramhansa Yogananda We invite all of you to take a vow this Christmas season: I will prepare for the coming of the Omnipresent baby Christ by cleaning the cradle of my consciousness . . … Read More

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Thanksgiving Message from Jyotish and Devi

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to practice gratitude to God. Take the time to thank God for everything: review your life with gratitude for absolutely everything that has happened and been given to you. Also, be thankful for that which has been taken away from you, as an expression of Divine Love meant to free you from ego consciousness. —Nayaswami Jyotish Enter into this … Read More

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Diwali Wishes from Jyotish and Devi

Happy Diwali! A message from Jyotish and Devi this Diwali, Nov. 11, 2015: Diwali represents the victory of light over darkness – the Light of God, the Divine Light, over the darkness of our own consciousness. Now is the time to commune with the light inside of us. Give the greatest gift of all, the gift of yourself. Give that gift … Read More

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India Letter #3 from Jyotish and Devi

Dear Friends, It’s with joy and gratitude to God that we share with you the events that occurred during the past two weeks here in India. It began with the first of two consecutive weekend pilgrimages to Babaji’s Cave on Drongiri Mountain. A group of about forty-two pilgrims gathered in the cold, dark, and smog at the Delhi train station … Read More

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Letter from India: October 10, 2015

Dear Friends, Time, we are told, is not a fixed reality, but relative, and in India it’s a little more relative than in other places. More than three weeks have slipped by since we arrived, and the days have been so filled with vivid experiences that we haven’t found time (there’s that slippery creature again) to write you about what’s … Read More

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September 15, Letter from Italy

Dear Friends, It’s hard to imagine that we’ve been in Italy for nearly a month and that our time here is drawing to a close. The visit has been so filled with rich, uplifting sharing with our friends, as well as many public satsangs for community members and guests. Indra and Benedetta’s wedding was beautiful and joyous, with his father … Read More

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Swami Kriyananda's Discipleship Anniversary ~ September 12

Swami Kriyananda became a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda on September 12, 1948. Here is a special anniversary message from Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi honoring Swamiji’s Spiritual Birthday: Swami Kriyananda Meets his Guru:  Excerpt from The New Path, Chapter 16: The Pilgrim Meets His Guide: Gazing at me now with deep love, he said, “I give you my unconditional love.” Immortal promise! I couldn’t begin … Read More

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Letter from Ananda Assisi

Dear Friends, We hope that you are well and enjoying the last days of summer wherever you are. We finally have a free moment to share with you some news of our time here in Italy. As always, being in Assisi with our spiritual family is an experience filled with much love and joy. The rolling hills, neatly ordered fields, … Read More

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Swami Kriyananda Birthday Message 2015

The Anniversary of Swami Kriyananda’s Birthday, May 19 For Divine Friends of Swami Kriyananda: Here is a video by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi speaking to his life of service and devotion to his Guru, Paramhansa Yogananda. “Swami Kriyananda’s life is not just his own, but a completion of our line of gurus and the mission that they bring.” -Nayaswami Jyotish “As time goes by with … Read More

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Swami Kriyananda Moksha Anniversary Message

Together we honor the second anniversary of Swami Kriyananda’s Moksha. In May we will have the dedication of the Moksha Mandir (May 15 to May 17), a place of pilgrimage and meditation for thousands of people, for decades, to come. Our celebration will have people from all over the world honoring the life of Swami Kriyananda. Together we will enter into a … Read More