Celebrating 100 years of spiritual awakening with Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in America and the start of his mission to the world.

Yogananda 100th Anniversary: Celebration at Ananda Village

Watch this beautiful event at Ananda Village on the 100th anniversary of Yogananda’s coming to the West, Sept 19th 2020. Celebrated in the Temple of Light with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi, this recording also features a remarkable video from different Ananda Communities in America and Europe describing the visits of Yogananda in their areas. You can find more videos of … Read More

Yogananda Coming to the West

Watch this inspiring video about Paramhansa Yogananda coming to the West, put together by different Ananda Communities in America and Europe, describing Yogananda’s visits in their areas. This was created for the celebration of Yogananda’s 100th year anniversary of landing in Boston, Sept 19th 2020. You can find more videos of Paramhansa Yogananda here. ABOUT PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Paramhansa Yogananda, born … Read More

Yogananda Performs Wedding Ceremony

We are thrilled to offer you this very special, restored recording of Paramhansa Yogananda performing the wedding ceremony of Brahmacharee Nerode from India and Agnes Spencer from America. It was recorded in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 1931 and shown as newsreel footage on screens of movie theaters. Yogananda said at the end of the ceremony: “It is also, this … Read More

Yogananda Visits New York

We are very happy to offer you (in collaboration with the University of South Carolina) this original video footage of Swami Yogananda visiting New York City in 1923. Phil Goldberg describes the moment in his acclaimed biography The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru, pages 117-118: “The falling of leaves in 1923 … Read More

O Master — Ananda World Brotherhood Virtual Choir

The Ananda World Brotherhood Choir went VIRTUAL for this special performance of “O Master.” More than ninety (90) singers participated, recording from their homes in Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, and Pune (India); Tel Aviv (Israel); Milano (Italy); and California, Missouri, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington (USA). It was a great joy to feel our oneness in spirit as we sang … Read More

Yogananda in Samadhi

Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in Boston 100 years ago in 1920 marked the beginning of a new wave of spiritual consciousness in America and throughout the world. His mission was one of world peace and brotherhood, as well as individual Self-realization, both of which he said could be achieved through the practice of transformative meditation techniques such as Kriya Yoga, which … Read More

100 Years Since Paramhansa Yogananda’s Coming to the West: Message from Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Join Ananda for a special service on the birthday of Paramhansa Yogananda, January 5th, 2020: https://www.onlinewithananda.org/ananda-village-sunday-service This year marks the 100th anniversary of Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival to the United States of America. Yogananda has been called, “The Father of Yoga to the West.” His book, *Autobiography of a Yogi,* sparked a spiritual revolution around the world, and has inspired millions. … Read More