Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are dynamic emissaries of Paramhansa Yogananda, spiritual master and best-selling author of Autobiography of a Yogi. They travel the world sharing Yogananda’s teachings and the blessings of the practical and heart-opening path of Kriya Yoga.

Together, Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi write A Touch of Light, their popular blog illuminating Yogananda’s teachings for spiritualizing daily life. Now they are also creating short videos on a variety of spiritual topics.

How to Feel That God Is the Doer

Nayaswami Devi invites us to make the above sentence our living reality. She says “Whatever you do, give yourself wholeheartedly to it. Don’t hold back. Any given ability that we have is God given ability. The more we understand, the freer we become.”

Living with Gratitude

The difficult times in our life teach us the most valuable lessons. So whatever comes to you in life whether pleasant or unpleasant, you should learn to accept it with gratitude, knowing that it is for your own best.

Importance of Positive Thinking

Paramhansa Yogananda repeatedly stressed the importance of positive thinking in dealing with all of life’s challenges. He said that you can’t drive out darkness by beating at it with a stick. Rather, turn on the light in our consciousness, and the darkness will vanish as though it had never been. In this video, Nayaswami Devi shares how positive thinking can … Read More

Why Our Plans Go Astray

A wise man once said that in life when things go your way be happy, and if not be happier for they are unfolding as per the divine will. God’s intentions for us are perfectly designed for our spiritual growth. So when our plans go awry, we must remember that there is a good reason for it, and no matter … Read More

Feeling inadequate – Stop comparing yourself to others

We feel inadequate when we start comparing ourselves to others. Comparing ourselves to others can detriment our growth instead of helping. We must understand that every person is unique and it’s important to accept oneself for who we are and be happy with it. Nayaswami Jyotish shares a wonderful story to illustrate how our imperfections too can be a blessing.

Give Life the Best That You Have

The challenges that we confront in life sometimes seem overwhelming. Despite our best efforts it seems an impossible goal. At such times we must do our part and offer it all to God. He will support us in mysterious ways to help us succeed in our endeavors.

God Reads the Heart

We have often heard that actions speak louder than words. But what’s even stronger than actions is the intention behind them. It is our thoughts that shape our lives, because God reads our heart not so much our actions, so it’s always good to keep the intentions clear.

God’s Protective Presence

Our life journey is packed with experiences which are sometimes pleasant and sometimes challenging. No matter what the situation around us, it is important to stay calm within and feel God’s protective light surrounding us and guarding us against all threats. Nayaswami Devi shares how Swami Kriyananda when sensing danger would often draw an aura of light around as a … Read More

God’s Protective Presence

Our life journey is packed with experiences which are sometimes pleasant and sometimes challenging. No matter what the situation around us, it is important to stay calm within and feel God’s protective light surrounding us and guarding us against all threats. Nayaswami Devi shares how Swami Kriyananda when sensing danger would often draw an aura of light around as a … Read More