Independence Day

What do we celebrate on “Independence Day?” At the deepest level, it isn’t political or even national. Dharmadas shares a reading for this day written by Swami Kriyananda in his book Living Wisely, Living Well, and offers his own thoughts on our need to “declare independence” from ignorance and old patterns of trying to be like someone else.


It isn’t even an “official” word according to the dictionary–but it is crucial to the spiritual path! Dharmadas talks about what’s involved in developing our attunement–to life, to God, to the Guru.

Warrior of Light

We invite you to join us! Every day during these last few months we’ve been practicing the affirmation below. Dharmadas shares some of the hidden meanings: God’s light is within me and around me. With the sword of faith in my hand, With the love of God in my heart, I am a warrior of light. I join my brothers … Read More

Yogananda Kirtan

We honor the 100th anniversary year of Yogananda’s arrival in America this weekend. Our Kirtan tonight features chants of Yogananda and a brief discussion of how he brought a whole new concept of chanting to the world with his arrival in America. With Dharmadas and Nirmala, Center leaders of Ananda Sacramento.