The Six Exercises 1. Walk vigorously in place before meditating. Affirm, “I am awake and ready! I am awake and ready!” 2. Extend your arms vigorously out to the side, then in front, then high above the head, affirming, “I am positive! energetic! enthusiastic!” a. Begin with your hands at the chest, flinging your arms out to the side with … Read More
In 1948 at the age of twenty-two, Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters) became a disciple of the Indian yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. At Yogananda’s request, Swami Kriyananda devoted his life to lecturing and writing, helping others to experience the living presence of God within. He taught on four continents in seven languages over the course of 65 years.
His talks, his music, and his many books have touched the lives of millions. Swami Kriyananda took the ancient teachings of Raja Yoga and made them practical and immediately useful for people in every walk of life. His books and teachings on spiritualizing nearly every field of human endeavor include business life, leadership, education, the arts, community, and science.
Swami Kriyananda also wrote a beautiful song of the Beatitudes called, Blessed Are They. It is included in Christ Lives: An Oratorio, a contemporary Oratorio that vividly brings to life the deep meaning of Christ’s life. The Beatitudes By J. Donald Walters (Swami Kriyananda) Given as a Christmas gift to the Ananda community Introduction: Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount begins … Read More
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One of Yogananda’s close and direct disciples tells the untold story of this great spiritual master and world teacher: his teenage miracles, his challenges in coming to America, his national lecture campaigns, his struggles to fulfill his world-changing mission amid incomprehension and painful betrayals, and his ultimate triumphant achievement.
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One of Yogananda’s few remaining direct disciples tells the untold story of this great spiritual master and world teacher: his teenage miracles, his challenges in coming to America, his national lecture campaigns, his struggles to fulfill his world-changing mission amid incomprehension and painful betrayals, and his ultimate triumphant achievement.