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Life's Trials Teach Us the Truth, and Turn Us Toward God

A Way to Awakening, Episode 91
Swami Kriyananda
December 4, 2019

Swami Kriyananda reads and comments on his book "Conversations with Yogananda." TV series "A Way to Awakening" recorded in India.

Swami Kriyanandais a direct disciple of the great Indian master, Paramhansa Yogananda. He is an internationally known author, lecturer, and composer. Widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on meditation and yoga, he has taught these principles and techniques to hundreds of thousands of students around the world.

An advocate of simple living and high thinking, his more than 150 books emphasize the need to live wisely by one’s own experience of life, and not by abstract theories or dogmas.

In 1968, Kriyananda founded Ananda Village in Nevada City, California, dedicated to spreading the spirit of friendship, service, and community throughout the world. Ananda is recognized as one of the most successful intentional community in the world. Today, over 1000 people reside in six Ananda communities throughout the U.S. (Seattle, Palo Alto, Portland, and Sacramento) and in Assisi, Italy and Dehli, India.

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