Swami Kriyananda Birthday Satsang (2011)

Recorded at the Expanding Light at Ananda Village, May 2011. Republished in full HD. 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 … Read More

Removing the Obstacles to Samadhi (Patanjali Class 9)

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

The Obstacles to Samadhi (Patanjali Class 8)

Nayaswami Jaya is co- spiritual director of Ananda Sangha India. He became a student of Swami Kriyananda soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Upon learning of Swami Kriyananda’s interest in spiritual communities, Nayaswami Jaya joined him as a founding member of Ananda. Nayaswami Jaya has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to give initiation into the … Read More

Developing Inner Strength Through Spiritual Tests

Nayaswami Dhyana, is co-spiritual director of Ananda Sangha. She started to study the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda in 1978 and met Swami Kriyananda in 1980. She has shared the teachings of Yogananda in the US, Europe, Africa, Australia and India and helped in the founding of several of Ananda communities and centers. She has been authorized by Swami Kriyananda to … Read More

The Joy in Forgetting Ourselves (With Swami Kriyananda)

Recorded at Ananda Village May 18, 2002. 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. … Read More

Seeking God

Badri Matlock shares this inspiration during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village, May 8th 2022. You can find the complete talk here.

Are Wars Inevitable? (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