Sleep v.s. Meditation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Kailash: Hello divine yogis. I have a problem with being awake when I try to practice my sadhana past the midnight hour. At times I end up sleeping, or even when I force myself to remain awake, it isn’t as effective as it should be. What pains me is that I’m losing the most precious hours to sleep instead of being…


Spiritual Life Series with Nayaswami Asha

Nayaswami Asha’s Deepen Your Spiritual Life Series include interactive webinars covering a variety spiritual subjects based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. We provide ample time during the webinars for you to ask Asha questions on spiritual subjects as well as request topics for future webinars.


A Deeper Spiritual Life vs. a Relationship

Nayaswami Parvati

Question from milton: How do I reconcile spiritual differences with my spouse? I want a deeper spiritual life and my spouse in not interested yet and I’ve been waiting and praying for twenty years.

Raised a Christian, Now Spiritually Seeking

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Logan Adam: Hello, I was raised in a strict Christian home. I finally got out of that negative environment, but since then I have been feeling unhappy spiritually. I want to get close to God and I want to get close to the inner me, but I am not sure how. I have always been drawn to India and Indian philosophy. Can…


Money and Spirituality

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Sujeet: Dear Members, I want to know if money and spirituality go hand in hand. Can a person be spiritual and rich by using Ananda Yoga. Yes of course he/she has to work for the money. Is it possible to make the path smoother by practicing kriya yoga to attract both money and spirituality ? Thanks, Sujeet


How Can I Take the Pilgrim Vow of Intention?

Nayaswami Bharat

Question from Casey: Is it necessary to have taken Kriya initiation to make the Pilgrim vow of intention, and how is the ceremony conducted if one does not live near an Ananda centre?


How to Develop a Healthy Sexual Connection in a Relationship

Asha Nayaswami

Question from Arya: I am in a relationship with this girl and we are get along very well. We give good company to each other but one major problem in our relationship is that I am not attracted to her. I do not find her attractive. Should I continue my relationship with her or look for someone else who I feel strongly attracted…


Balancing Our Inner and Outer Lives

Joseph (Puru) Selbie

Question from Kailash: I want to be very spiritual, love God, meditate properly and attain the divine bliss and know the reality, that is God, but I also have to concentrate on my studies, for I’m about to be in grade 11, and have to have an ambition to be ‘someone important’, in my later life. How should I handle this situation?