In this Meditation Essentials episode, Dharmadas shares insights about how (and why!) to have a longer meditation. Practical and inspiring with examples from daily life.
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.
Swami Kriyananda coined that phrase and it provides a fascinating insight into his leadership, as well as food for meditation in our own lives. Dharmadas shares several stories in illustration.
Dharmadas and Nirmala share a song of Swami Kriyananda, lots of stories and humor with Ananda Los Angeles group members
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.
Stillness is the beginning of meditation–but how? What’s involved? Dharmadas answers!
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
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.