Ananda Palo Alto — A Place of Awakening

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Ananda Palo Alto is a center for meditation, yoga, and spiritual community. The teachings at Ananda were brought to the West by Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi. His direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda, founded Ananda in 1968 as the fulfillment of Yogananda’s dream of spiritual communities — a … Read More

Demand for the Rising of the Aurora of Intuition

Infinite Spirit, Thy presence is hidden equally behind the warm rays of the sun and the cool light of the moon. Those lights, though welcome and wonderful, reveal only Mother Nature’s splendor in matter: They reveal not Thee. To me, they are therefore darkness. Thy all-revealing, majestic and supreme light shines not on, but from within, the center of everything, … Read More

The Spark: Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramhansa Yogananda was the first yoga master of India whose mission it was to live and teach in America. This documentary short film tells the story of how Yogananda and his Autobiography of a Yogi ignited a spiritual revolution in the West. A true spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the best-selling eastern philosophy titles of all-time, … Read More