Talks with Ananda Pioneers: Nayaswami Jaya

Nayaswami Jaya shares with Dambara on April 29th, 2022. (we apologize for the audio issues and will update the video beginning of December) Enjoy these beautiful interviews by Dambara, who talks with the founders of Ananda Village, a spiritual community in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California. Ananda has grown now to many communities and centers around … Read More

The Path of Discipleship

Nayaswami Jaya shares deep inspiration about the path of discipleship. Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, September 12th 2022, the 74th anniversary of Swami Kriyananda becoming a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda. ABOUT SWAMI KRIYANANDA In 1948 at the age of twenty-two, Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters) became a disciple of the Indian yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. Yogananda … Read More

Swami Kriyananda’s 74th Discipleship Anniversary Celebration (2022)

Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, September 12th 2022. With Jitendra Guindon, Nayaswami Jaya, Melody Hansen and Latika Parojinog. ABOUT SWAMI KRIYANANDA In 1948 at the age of twenty-two, Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters) became a disciple of the Indian yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. Yogananda is best known for his spiritual classic, *Autobiography of a Yogi*. In … Read More

Do You Have Any Siddhis?

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

Kaivalya Pada | Final Class | Patanjali Class 19

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

Samyama, We Attune to the Universe | Patanjali Class 18

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

Samyama – Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi | Patanjali Class 17

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More