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.

Dream Your Future – Take Charge of Your Own Future

In this video, Nayaswami Devi shares how we often let our current situation define our future, which isn’t always the right approach. Especially on the spiritual path time and again we undermine our potential, thinking we are not spiritual enough. We shouldn’t let the present limit us; rather we should allow our vision of the future, guide us.

Using Our Full Power

When faced with a challenge in life, right attitude is crucial. A negative outlook only blocks the energy, but when we have a positive approach and are willing to go to great lengths, nothing is impossible. When things get tough we need to gather all our energy and go full blast.

The Real Treasure Box-God’s Presence

A visitor once asked Paramhansa Yogananda about the assets of his organization. Master promptly replied “Only God”, he added, “Divine mother once told me, ‘To those whom I give too much, I do not give myself’”. In this video, Nayaswami Devi recollects an incident at Ananda village in which they lost their home and everything inside it to a forest … Read More

The Formula for Success

In any endeavor that we undertake, let it be job, relations, or anything that we are dealing with in the world, if we apply the combination of the four qualities, Nayaswami Jyotish assures that the success is not too far.

From Concentration to Absorption to Bliss

In this video, Nayaswami Devi shares how even the most mundane jobs when performed with complete focus can take you to a higher state of awareness. Nayaswami Devi shares an incident when she got completely absorbed in the simple task of painting the walls at Swamis house and lost all track of time. Tirelessly she worked for hours, and it … Read More

Everything That Happens to You Is a Gift from the Divine

In this video, Nayaswami Jyotish explains that rarely it is that we remember the contents of a talk or a particular point. But what touches us is the embodiment of truth in the presentation. The message that is rooted in the truth of the universe. And that stays with us for quite some time.

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.