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 currently serves with The Path of Kriya Yoga to guide and assist seekers & devotees worldwide interested in deepening their attunement to the divine in themselves and others. An Ananda Lightbearer-Minister, a teacher of meditation and yoga, he often leads devotional services & classes at various Ananda Meditation Groups. A 23-year resident of Ananda Village, Premdas and his wife Jivani lived in the Ananda Palo Alto community 4 years, he working at The East West Bookstore, then moving for one year to cook and manage the kitchen at Ananda Assisi. His past experiences in the healing arts, in hospitality industry, in outdoors fitness, have all been incorporated to better serve Ananda’s communities and their inspiration, Paramhansa Yogananda. He seeks to honor the spirit of Divine Friendship as expressed in the words of his teacher Swami Kriyananda, "We are part of a great tide of loving, joyful energy that wants to give and give as long as people are happy to receive it."

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