Yogananda’s Powerful Nature (With Swami Kriyananda)

A Way to Awakening TV series recorded in India. Swami Kriyananda reads from Conversations with Yogananda. The book provides us with insights into the compassion and engagement of Paramhansa Yogananda who demonstrated and expressed a profound and selfless concern for others. Kriyananda shares perspectives on global historical shifts including the ascending and descending ages. He speaks further about the teachings … Read More

Why Devotees Fall (With Swami Kriyananda)

Recorded June 8, 2003 at Ananda Village. Swami Kriyananda shares many insights about the spiritual path and journey. Paramhansa Yogananda says that everyone knowingly or not is on the spiritual path and we all have a common destination. That destination ultimately leads everyone to God. It is a journey of inner realization, with everyone playing a part in the grand … Read More

Memories of Yogananda (With Swami Kriyananda)

The book Conversations with Yogananda is commented on by Swami Kriyananda in this TV series recorded in India. In this episode Swami Kriyananda recounts many experiences and lessons acquired from his discipleship and life with his guru Paramhansa Yogananda. Kriyananda also shares personal stories about the challenges and difficulties he faced in establishing spiritual communities in America and India where … Read More

Be True to Your Inner Self (with Swami Kriyananda)

Recorded in 2003 at Ananda Village. In this talk, Swami Kriyananda recommends a shift from problem-oriented thinking to solution-oriented thinking. He encourages us to solve our challenges with solutions in mind. Kriyananda draws from spiritual teachings and personal experiences and urges acting from a position of authenticity to interrupt habitual patterns, preferences, and aversions. He advocates endeavoring to transcend the … Read More

The Secret of Happiness (With Swami Kriyananda)

Swami Kriyananda reads and comments on his book “Conversations with Yogananda.” TV series “A Way to Awakening” recorded in India. 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. Yogananda moved to … Read More

Clarity, Feeling And the Arts (With Swami Kriyananda)

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. Yogananda moved to America and developed the energization exercises and taught the meditation techniques of Hatha Yoga and especially Kriya Yoga. At Yogananda’s … Read More

The Inner Kingdom (With Swami Kriyananda)

In this inspiring and heartfelt talk, Swami Kriyananda draws upon the wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda and the path of Self-realization to share a wealth of spiritual insights and personal anecdotes. He discusses the relativities of cultural knowledge and values against the backdrop of scientific advancement, social dogmas, and the deepening of human understanding. Kriyananda addresses the current confusion and concerns … Read More

Being in the Presence of a Saint Brings Us Closer to God (With Swami Kriyananda)

Swami Kriyananda reads and comments on his book “Conversations with Yogananda.” TV series “A Way to Awakening” recorded in India. 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 his book … Read More

Activity vs Inner Communion (With Swami Kriyananda)

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 his book he recalls his experiences growing up in India and his life in America. He writes of meeting the great spiritual … Read More

The Power of the Guru (With Swami Kriyananda)

Swami Kriyananda reads and comments on his book “Conversations with Yogananda.” TV series “A Way to Awakening” recorded in India. 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 his book … Read More