When others criticize us, it’s easy to react and retaliate–this is how the tangled web of karma is woven! Instead of creating more karma for ourselves, we can work on not reacting. When one feels criticism from others, instead calmly look inside to see if there is any truth to the criticism and work to change oneself. And if not–to … Read More
In recent summers and particularly in the last few years, extreme heat and dried brush have caused many wildfires in Northern California. Due to this, many people in nearby towns, have had to evacuate their homes at very short notice. This natural occurrence, has prompted Nayaswami Dharmadas to ask himself the question, ‘How Portable is Your Life?’ So, in this … Read More
‘What is Divine Mother trying to convey to me today? How can I receive more of the message that she’s trying to share, and interpret it the best I can, in order to grow in my own understanding?’, presented by Nayaswami Dharmadas at Ananda Sacramento, California. In this talk, Nayaswami Dharmadas talks about trying to tune into what Divine Mother … Read More
🕉️ Let’s chant “Aum Guru” together for many hours to build spiritual magnetism and draw the grace of God and Gurus. ✨ This chanting vigil was recorded on September 12 & 13 in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, as well as by Ananda devotees around the world. We continue hearing from many people all over the world about how … Read More
If we live by high principles and concern ourselves with what will be good for everyone, rather than referring everything that happens back to our little selves, we will soon realize that we are living in great joy. Living in the ego brings pain. Living for God brings bliss.
Join Devaki in part one as she tells stories from the lives of these two great saints. Original music of Swami Kriyananda will also be sung along with some chanting and meditation.
The phrase “world building” is often related to fantasy literature in which a whole “world” is created in which the characters play out the drama of the book or series of books. But in a sense, we are all “world builders” in our own lives, dreams, and consciousness. So–what kind of “world” will you build?
Have you ever been in a situation where you couldn’t understand all of what was happening–perhaps due to unfamiliarity with language or culture? When you spend time in other countries–that experience can become daily! What to do? Follow the energy–it tells the truth, even when the words we hear don’t make sense or we can’t get everything that might be … Read More
We will never be happy until we serve something larger than our little selves! Unless we can give our hearts to something bigger than our own little lives, we will never expand our consciousness to realize our oneness with “all that is.”