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Family Life

Our love must not be limited to those who are near to us. The divine purpose of close relationships is to expand that love. Nature breaks the ties of family life only to teach us that the love we give our family needs to be extended also to our neighbors, our friends, our country and to all nations. —Paramhansa Yogananda, … Read More


The Universal mind is perfect, it knows no lack. To reach that never-failing supply, you must create a consciousness of abundance — even if you do not know where your next dollar will come from. When you refuse to be apprehensive, and do your part and rely on God to do His, you will find that mysterious forces will come … Read More

Ananda Schools

It is time we learned that facts, and even skill, by themselves cannot produce a healthy society. Cooperation, positive thinking, kindness and other eternal values are essential to a truly productive life and to the attainment of the universal goal of all life: happiness. —Swami Kriyananda Education for Life (EFL) System This system was created to support children in the … Read More

A Place Called Ananda, Health and Healing

The Fine Balance of Health and Lifestyle

Life on the spiritual path, though blessedly filled with growing inner freedom and fulfillment, is not always an easy road to navigate. As we give ourselves more completely to living for God, more and more is asked of us. With this lifestyle of selfless service we often give a low priority to maintaining our health and can easily fall into … Read More


Was Yogananda, in His Past Life, Swami Vivekananda?

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from Bhushan: I wish to ask that often I have an intuition that Sri Yukteswarji and Paramhansa Yoganandaji must have been in their immediate previous lives, Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Sri Swami Vivekanandaji. I may be wrong since I don’t know the latter’s birth dates and their nirvana(mahasamadhi) dates from this earth. Can you help me? If it is so — is … Read More


How to develop intuition

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Shailesh: I have read many times about intutive guidance in articles of our line of gurus and about meditating on problems to seek solutiion. How to use it? Can you send me methodology/article on the way to do this.


Pronouncing Yogananda’s first name

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from J.L.H.: How do you pronounce Yogananda’s first name? On what syllable is the emphasis? Thank you.