Paramhansa Yogananda’s Birthday Celebration

Watch the beautiful and inspiring celebration of Paramhansa Yogananda’s birthday at Ananda Village, with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi (spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide). Recorded January 5th 2024. ABOUT PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Paramhansa Yogananda, born in 1893, was the first yoga master of India to take up permanent residence in the West. Yogananda arrived in America in 1920, and proceeded to … Read More

Embracing Unity — Living Our Highest Potential

Watch this inspiring Sunday Service talk with Nayaswami Ananta, recorded at Ananda Village on January 7th, 2024. You are not your shortcomings, you are not your failures, you are not your accomplishments. You are light, all blessed, all-pervading, all loving, all joyful, Nayaswami Ananta assures us. In this new year, he urges all truth seekers to try to nurture and … Read More

Stories of Yogananda (With Swami Kriyananda)

Swami Kriyananda reads and comments on his book “Conversations with Yogananda.” TV series “A Way to Awakening” recorded in India. 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. Yogananda moved to … Read More

Ananda Music Oral History: Keshava Betts

The ANANDA MUSIC ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS capture the essence of living and sharing the music of Ananda. Listen to longtime devotee musicians share their stories and remembrances of spiritual lessons learned from working on the songs and chants of Swami Kriyananda and Paramhansa Yogananda. Keshava Betts was born at Ananda Village in Nevada City, CA. He was exposed to Swami … Read More