For the current age, it’s communities like Ananda that are laying the groundwork for the future.
In this 40th anniversary commemorative issue, we review events and developments that have shaped Ananda’s 40 year history and look ahead to future directions.
Divine friendship is one of the most important things that Swami Kriyananda has expressed in his life, and also modeled for us spiritually. He relates mainly to the Divinity within us. That’s why it’s called “divine friendship.”
Paramhansa Yogananda’s mission was to change world consciousness.
In difficult times such as we’re living in today, God will give you very special blessings if you are willing to act as channels for His love.
Swami Kriyananda wants Ananda to be a movement that’s open to everyone.
When I was first here in India over forty years ago, I had an intense desire to make Yogananda and his mission known, because I saw that books about the great saints of modern India left him out entirely.
The highlight of my life was meeting and being with my Guru. It was like being in the presence of God.
On Friday, November 28, 2003, the new Ananda ashram was officially opened with a Vedic ceremony led by Swami Kriyananda.
“Education for Life” has given us radical answers to the problems in education today.