Most of us know to ‘look up’ or look at the point between the eyebrows when we meditate, but what does this mean exactly? “To concentrate at the point between the eyebrows, look upward – not crossing your eyes, but converging them slightly as though you were gazing at your thumbnail outstretched above you. The important thing is that your … Read More
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God’s love is always present, it’s our awareness of it that shifts. Sunday service with Asha Nayaswmai at Ananda Palo Alto, Feb 12, 2023.
Beautiful chant by Swami Kriyananda, sung during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan at Ananda Village February 13th 2023. Lyrics: Rest in God, Live in God, In His light*! In His light! * love, joy
Sunday Service with Nayaswami Ananta at Ananda Village, recorded February 26th 2023. What is needed to gain true wisdom? In this Sunday Service Nayaswami Ananta emphasizes the importance of an open heart. He explains why pure feeling must support our thinking to arrive at understanding. He does so through sharing stories from the lives of Swami Kriyananda, Paramhansa Yogananda, and … Read More
Beautiful chant by Swami Kriyananda, sung during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan at Ananda Village February 13th 2023. Lyrics: Come out of the darkness, Mother. Bathe me in Thy light. Bathe me in Thy light.
Nayaswami Jaya sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. 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 … Read More
Chant this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda. Recorded at Ananda Village during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan, February 13th 2023. Lyrics: I awake in Thy Light! I awake in Thy Light! I am joyful, I am free, I awake in Thy Light! I awake in Thy Love! I awake in Thy Love! I am joyful, I am free, I awake … Read More
Beautiful and uplifting kirtan at Ananda Village tuning into God in the form of inner Light and Joy, recorded on February 13th during Inner Renewal Week 2023. Chants: – I Awake in Thy Light (Swami Kriyananda) – Dawn Chant (Paramhansa Yogananda, Cosmic Chants 1938) – Who Is in My Temple? (Paramhansa Yogananda, Cosmic Chants 1938) – Come Out of the … Read More
In the Protestant reformation long ago, reverence, devotion and prayers to the saints were rejected in favor of going directly to Christ. Seems “logical” but is it perhaps too austere?
Nayaswami Devi shares this moving inspiration during her Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village on Feb 19, 2023. You can watch the complete talk here.