Harmonious Relationships Part 8

How to React when we know a person is trying to engage us in a confrontation? The secret is is not to “react” but to respond; and we respond best, for all those involved, with centeredness and inner peace.

Celebrate 75 Years of Yogananda’s “Autobiography of a Yogi”

View the beautiful program of inspiration in celebration of the 75th anniversary of this spiritual classic’s publishing! Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide, are the keynote speakers. Phil Goldberg, the author of The Life of Yogananda, is a speaker, along with other Ananda community leaders from around the world.  Several beautiful chants and songs performed by … Read More

How Portable Is Your Life?

In recent summers and particularly in the last few years, extreme heat and dried brush have caused many wildfires in Northern California. Due to this, many people in nearby towns, have had to evacuate their homes at very short notice. This natural occurrence, has prompted Nayaswami Dharmadas to ask himself the question, ‘How Portable is Your Life?’ So, in this … Read More

Divine Mother in Nature

‘What is Divine Mother trying to convey to me today? How can I receive more of the message that she’s trying to share, and interpret it the best I can, in order to grow in my own understanding?’, presented by Nayaswami Dharmadas at Ananda Sacramento, California. In this talk, Nayaswami Dharmadas talks about trying to tune into what Divine Mother … Read More

World Building

The phrase “world building” is often related to fantasy literature in which a whole “world” is created in which the characters play out the drama of the book or series of books. But in a sense, we are all “world builders” in our own lives, dreams, and consciousness. So–what kind of “world” will you build?

Energy Doesn’t Lie!

Have you ever been in a situation where you couldn’t understand all of what was happening–perhaps due to unfamiliarity with language or culture? When you spend time in other countries–that experience can become daily! What to do? Follow the energy–it tells the truth, even when the words we hear don’t make sense or we can’t get everything that might be … Read More