The Battle of Life
  • Are You “Awake and Ready”?
  • Awareness of the Field
  • The Spiritual Warrior: Self-Inquiry & Fiery Self-Control
  • From the Bhagavad -Gita: “Even a Little Practice of this Inward Religion”
Transcending the Ego
  • Exploring the Chants: “Who Is In My Temple?” and “Desire, My Great Enemy”
  • Freedom from the 8 Meanness of the Heart
  • Banishing Dire Fears & Colossal Suffering
  • Lifting You Up ~ Yogananda’s Pranayams and the Kriya Path
Victory! Satchidananda Ever New Joy
  • 8 Aspects of Spirit
  • Holding to Higher Ground ~ The Guru & Devotion
  • Heaven, Hell, Samadhi Bliss: Are We There Yet? (Hint: It’s Not Where You’re At, It’s Which Way You’re Looking!)
  • I Will Live in Joy!
Recorded May 24, 31, and June 7, 2017


Jitendra, Director of Online with Ananda, is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda living at Ananda Village in Northern California. While serving with Online with Ananda, he enjoys spreading the ancient teachings of Yoga to all truth seekers around the world and look forward to connecting with new friends from different backgrounds and affiliations. After reading Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda, Jitendra began his journey with the teachings and meditation in 2006. He continues to feel the inner transformation that comes with the power of the techniques. He is a certified Yoga and Meditation Teacher with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200). Jitendra is originally from Rhode Island, where he helped lead the Ananda Yoga and Meditation Center and aided in spreading the path of Meditation in Boston and New York City. He has taught meditation in diverse settings including Yoga Studios, Colleges, High Schools, Rehabilitation Centers and more.

Nayaswami Premdas

Nayaswami Premdas serves in various roles with Ananda Sangha Worldwide, a successful intentional community over 50 years founded by Swami Kriyananda and dedicated to sharing the teachings of the Indian Yogi, Paramhansa Yogananda. Through Ananda’s Path of Kriya Yoga, he guides, counsels, teaches, assists and initiates seekers, devotees and disciples practicing “Simple Living & High Thinking”. An Ananda Lightbearer-Minister, he's a credentialed instructor of meditation and yoga. For many years Nayaswami has been leading devotional services & classes at Ananda Village, at The Expanding Light - Ananda’s Yoga and Meditation Retreat, at regional Ananda Meditation Groups and for 15 years online. A long-time resident of Ananda Village with his wife Jivani,, he is known for his joy, devotion and hospitality. As a “Cosmic Concierge” he welcomes & serves the Divine Friend in all.

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