Class 4- Book Study “Autobiography Of a Yogi”

Chapter 3 & 4 We finished chapter 3 and moved into the 4th chapter. After Yogananda’s meeting in Benares with Swami Pranabananda (the Saint with two bodies), Yogananda now back in Calcutta tries to escape with his two friends to the Himalayas. But will he make it? We’ll continue where we left off in the next class.

Questions and Answers with Narayani and Shurjo

List of Questions: 1. Is it true that our souls choose certain experiences for us to learn the lessons? What about children or people in general who are abused or mistreated tremendously? It is hard to imagine that they “chose” these experiences. 2. If you know your purpose, but struggle with identifying how to go about it? What would be … Read More

Good Health: A Radiant Sense of Well-Being

Good health is more than the state of not being ill! It is a radiant state of inner well- being. Physical illnesses may be cured by medicines. No medicine, however, can induce that state of boundless energy which comes when every cell in the body cooperates with the mind willingly, joyfully, in all that it seeks to do. Such radiant … Read More

Class 2- Book Study- Autobiography Of a Yogi

Chapter 1 & 2 We finished chapter 1 and moved into the 2nd chapter, focussing on Yogananda’s relationship with his mother, and the loss he felt with her passing. And how that loss sharped and fueled his desire to seek God more fervently. We’ll continue where we left off in the last class.

Chanting is Half the Battle! – Ananda Mumbai Kirtan

Let’s explore one of the sweetest, but also most powerful secrets of meditation: chanting! PS: this is a video recording of a kirtan that was done before the lockdown. CHANTS: – HYMN TO BRAHMA – HARI BOL – LISTEN LISTEN TO MY HEART SONG, I WILL NEVER FORGET THEE, I WILL NEVER FORSAKE THEE. – YOGANANDA YOGANANDA

Good Health: A Radiant Sense of Well-Being

Having good health means: – Healing of bodily diseases – Healing of mental or phychological diseases such as fear, anger, bad habits, failure consciousness, having confidence and so on. – Healing of spiritual diseases such as indifference, lack of purpose, ignorance of the laws of life and of man’s own divinity. Does our diet have an affect on our consciousness? … Read More