Guide Me, Lord (Children Song by Swami Kriyananda)

Sung by Dambara Begley in October 2022, in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village Lyrics: 1. Guide me, Lord, throughout this day; In all I do, in all I say. Tell me when I go astray; Hold me in Thy light. 2. Help me see that happiness Comes not with wanting more, but less. Teach me all my friends … Read More

Talks with Ananda Pioneers: Nayaswami Durga

Nayaswami Durga shares with Dambara on June 16th, 2022. Enjoy these beautiful interviews by Dambara, who talks with the founders of Ananda Village, a spiritual community in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California. Ananda has grown now to many communities and centers around the world, and inspires thousands of people every day in their spiritual life. The … Read More

Meditation and Kriya Yoga: Tools for Upliftment

With Nayaswami Hriman, Nayaswami Jaya, Nayaswami Pranaba, Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, recorded during Ananda’s Spiritual Renewal Week Friday July 1, 2022. Join your energy with hundreds of truth seekers, and strengthen the Divine light within yourself and the world over. We all have a role to play in the upliftment of consciousness. When we uplift ourselves, we open a … Read More

Karma as the Cosmic Teacher

Nayaswami Jyotish gives a clear and profound class about the law of karma and inspiring tips to overcome one’s own karma during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village, November 27th 2022. You can find the complete talk here.

The Law of Karma: Bondage or Soul Release? (With Nayaswami Jyotish)

Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded November 27th 2022. When “bad” things keep happening to us, it may feel like life is unfair. In this Sunday Service Nayaswami Jyotish explains the law of karma and describes it as an individualized lesson plan. He shares how we can best learn the lessons from our lesson … Read More

Talks with Ananda Pioneers: Nayaswami Gloria

Nayaswami Gloria shares with Dambara on May 2nd, 2022. Enjoy these beautiful interviews by Dambara, who talks with the founders of Ananda Village, a spiritual community in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California. Ananda has grown now to many communities and centers around the world, and inspires thousands of people every day in their spiritual life. The … Read More

Sacred Chants of Yogananda and Kriyananda

Kirtan recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, November 11 2022. Chants: – Lord , I Am Thine (by Swami Kriyananda) – What is this Life? (by Swami Kriyananda) – From Joy I Came (words by Paramhansa Yogananda, music by Swami Kriyananda) – Door of My Heart (Paramhansa Yogananda) – Blue Lotus Feet (Paramhansa Yogananda) – In the … Read More

The Essence of Thanksgiving (by Swami Kriyananda)

The Essence of Thanksgiving – love God in the same spirit in which He gives to us. What we can be most thankful for is the opportunity to serve God. Swami Kriyananda reminds us not to measure our spiritual lives by the gifts God gives us, but by what we are willing to give to God. The capacity for being … Read More