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

Join Ananda for a special service on the birthday of Paramhansa Yogananda, January 5th, 2020: https://www.ananda.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

Paramhansa Yogananda Talks About Spiritual Communities

THE VISION Paramhansa Yogananda: “Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept! A small harmonious group may inspire other ideal communities over the earth. “Far into the night my dear friend – the first Kriya Yogi in America – discussed with me the need for world colonies founded on a spiritual basis. Man is a soul, not an institution; his inner reforms … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda’s Influence in the West (with Phil Goldberg)

Listen to renowned expert Phil Goldberg (author of “American Veda”) talk about the influence of Paramhansa Yogananda and his “Autobiography of a Yogi” in the West. (recorded in Los Angeles on Dec 1, 2016, the 70th anniversary of the publication of the “Autobiography of a Yogi”.) Read the book that inspired George Harrison and the Beatles to meditate. www.ananda.org/sgt-peppers

Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi — a Documentary

Paramhansa Yogananda was the first yoga master of India whose mission it was to live and teach in America. This documentary short film tells the story of how Yogananda and his Autobiography of a Yogi ignited a spiritual revolution in the West. A true spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the best-selling eastern philosophy titles of all-time, … Read More