The ANANDA MUSIC ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS capture the essence of living and sharing the music of Ananda. Listen to longtime devotee musicians share their stories and remembrances of spiritual lessons learned from working on the songs and chants of Swami Kriyananda and Paramhansa Yogananda. Asha Nayaswami met Swami Kriyananda in 1969 and moved to the Ananda Meditation Retreat in Nevada … Read More
Krishna defines the role of the will, in discriminating the different stages of consciousness , and how that super consciousness or the one reality connects everything like a thread through the gems forming a necklace.
Asha talks about the descent of Spirit into matter and goes into detail about the elements represented by each chakra.
In our worldly lives, we become comfortable where we are and don’t want to change anything. We become embroiled in what we like. In this verse Krishna is explaining how the world works. How our Individuality is an impersonal Cosmic reality. Ego is not really an enemy; it is the ‘jiva’ identified with a limited personality. We have the capacity … Read More
Krishna talks about eight-fold division of His manifest nature. Swamiji further clarifies omission of Chitta in this verse and how the yogi pacifies and not cancel the feeling process originating from the chitta.