Nayaswami Nitai is the co- founder of Education for Life (EFL). He also started the first Living Wisdom School – 50 years ago at Ananda Village.
What is Education for Life? Any educational system that teaches only job skills or offers only intellectual information is neglecting the essential needs of human beings. The solution is a form of education that trains us in that which is most relevant to us—how to find lasting happiness in life. We deeply need proper training in “how-to-live” skills such as … Read More
Watch some of Ananda’s earliest members share about starting this successful spiritual community – the earliest businesses, farm, market and school. Join Nayaswami Jyotish, Binay, Anandi, Durga, Nitai and Parvati as they share their inspiring experiences.
A panel of Ananda residents talk about what happened after the fire in 1976 and life in Ananda’s first big urban community in San Francisco.
A panel of speakers talk about what life was like in the few years before a large fire burned down 23 of the 24 houses at Ananda Village in 1976.
40 years after he first arrived at Ananda Village, Nitai gives the last Sunday Service before heading to the Ananda Center at Laurelwood near Portland. In the autobiographical talk, Nitai discusses what brought him onto the spiritual path and how the journey of finding the practice of meditation, Autobiography of a Yogi, Ananda, and Swami Kriyananda prepared him to let go … Read More