A Disappointing First Meditation Experience?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Adam: I decided to try meditation for the first time. I did the method of relaxing my whole body then counted down from 100. That’s when I first noticed the numbness enveloping my entire body, even my breathing felt numb as if I weren’t even breathing. Then the tingling sensation, at first only slight in my legs then my entire body, … Read More

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Finding God in Your Family

Over the years, many friends and acquaintances have asked me to write down my ideas regarding children, especially in terms of helping them to open up to their own spiritual nature, but also in the more practical areas of life. This free e-book’s chapters provide special insights about raising teens and a special bonus section. Table of Contents Introduction Chapter … Read More

What is the Point of Prayer?


Question from jon: Hi,What is the point of praying when Yogananda says that you can not get more then you deserve? If I deserve little I will get little. It doesn’t matter how much I pray or meditate. It’s all a waste of time. Am I wrong? Did I misunderstand something?


Which Voice is Speaking to Me?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from MIchael: Lately I have been praying deeply to God, asking Him to speak to me, to show me a sign. I begin connecting the dots of thoughts, like I’ll see a sticker on a car or a license plate, and then there will be a coincidence, like the sticker is of my birth place, then I’ll see something else and go … Read More

When Does the Soul Enter the Body?

By Mary Kretzmann excerpted from “Finding God in Your Family” Children ask about the beginning of life. It may come up after they heard something on the schoolyard, and when we the parents aren’t quite ready for it. It might be sparked by things in movies, discussions at school, or by items in the news. And, of course, it comes … Read More

Healing Products

A Healer’s Handbook Channeling the Light of Yogananda and Christ Mary Kretzmann has served as the director of the Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry for nearly 30 years, which has furnished her with a unique opportunity to guide many around the world in techniques such as healing prayers and affirmations, visualizations, partial fasting, and more. Her work over these years has … Read More

Join Us in Praying for Others

Would you like to feel God’s healing presence flowing to others through your hands and heart? Every month we receive hundreds of prayer requests from people around the world, a few names privately shared with each member of the Healing Prayer Circle. Any sincere person can serve as a channel of healing. We’ll train you in techniques for healing at … Read More


Why Are People Angry at Me?

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from proincm: 1 year before i start meditation and affirmation, but now almost every man are get angry to me! im really scare right now.. how i can solve this problem? please help me


Which Is Better: to Pray Out Loud, or Silently?

Nayaswami Sabari

Question from John C: Namaste. I presume that the Spirit/Soul is more subtle/fine/powerful than the mind, which in turn is more subtle/fine/powerful than the body. Does this mean that mental prayers/chanting are more powerful than physically audible ones because the consciousness/attention is more interiorized? Or the physically audible ones are more powerful because they automatically carry the mental thought behind them in addition to … Read More