Experience the joy of your own self with these guided meditations and techniques based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

These videos and more are also available on our free Ananda Meditation app for iPhone and Android.

Expanding Your Consciousness

Episode 4

Nayaswami Jyotish leads a 30-minute guided meditation to help you expand your consciousness. Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are founding members and spiritual directors of Ananda Sangha Worldwide, as well as long time teachers and meditators.

Inner Freedom

Episode 5

Nayaswami Devi leads a 30-minute guided meditation to help you develop and experience inner freedom. Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are founding members and spiritual directors of Ananda Sangha Worldwide, as well as long time teachers and meditators.

Guided Meditation on the Chakras

Episode 6

Nayaswami Savitri leads a 40-minute guided meditation on the chakras. A resident of Ananda since 1975, Savitri is a Minister, Counselor, Raja Yoga Teacher, and former co-director of the Ananda Meditation Teacher Training program.

Offer Your Love to the Divine

Episode 7

Nayaswami Devarshi leads a 30-minute guided meditation. He is among the founding members of Ananda and a long time meditator and teacher, serving in India as the head of the kriya ministry.

Guided Meditation for Calming the Mind and Nervous System

Episode 9

Dr. Peter Van Houten leads a 13-minute guided meditation and teaches us a simple breathing technique for calming the mind and nervous system. He is a longtime meditator and teacher at Ananda. Dr. Peter Van Houten is a family physician with close to 40 years of real world experience in primary care medicine. He is nationally known for his pioneering … Read More

Guided Meditation on Calmness

Episode 10

Nayaswami Sahaja leads you in a 20-minute guided meditation on developing and experiencing calmness within yourself. She is a longtime meditator and lives at Ananda Village, California.

Guided Heart’s Love Meditation

Episode 12

Gita Matlock leads a 30-minute guided meditation to help you to open your heart to love. She is a long time meditator and member of Ananda where she manages the development and communications department.

Land of Mystery — A Guided Meditation

Episode 13

Swami Kriyananda was a direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda and the founder of Ananda. Meditation is primarily a means of helping us to know our higher or spiritual nature. It is a calm mind focused on the higher aspect of your own higher reality. Meditation is a state of very intense awareness. Great saints and prophets of all religions felt … Read More

Guided Meditation for World Peace and Harmony

Episode 14

Nayaswami Devi is one of Ananda’s founding members and its spiritual director together with her husband Nayaswami Jyotish. Peace and Harmony Prayer of Yogananda: Visualize the person in question in the Divine Light and then pray from your heart, “Lord, fill him/her/situation with peace & harmony, peace & harmony.” Repeat this for about a minute. Then visualize yourself in a … Read More

Awaken the Chakras: Guided Meditation and Visualization

Episode 14

Watch this stunning video of a 20 minute guided meditation which will take you on a journey into your chakras using amazingly beautiful imagery. Experience an inner awakening through this inward practice and realize a higher aspect of your own self. Nayaswami Diksha is a long time meditator and teacher at the Expanding Light Retreat. Video by the Expanding Light Retreat.

Guided Meditation

Episode 15

Nayaswami Jaya leads a 36-minute guided meditation for deepening the awareness of the divine presence within. Nayaswami Jaya Helin is among the founding members of Ananda, and a long time meditator and teacher. He serves guiding Ananda India.

Solution to Troubled Times

Episode 17

Jitendra Guindon leads a 15-minute guided meditation to help you find your peace and strength within for your daily life. He is a longtime meditator and teacher at Ananda, serving at the Ananda Online Department.

Guided Meditation with Badri Matlock

Episode 19

Badri Matlock leads you in an uplifting 20-minute guided meditation based on Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings. He is a longtime meditator and teacher and lives at Ananda Village, California.

Guided Meditation for Busy People

Episode 20

Free yourself from stress in this 15-minute guided meditation for busy people. Experience peace of mind through this short and simple meditation for everyone. Mai Lee  is a longtime meditator and lives at Ananda Village, California.

Be the Change

Episode 23

Join Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi as they lead a 25-minute guided meditation to help you find your inner peace and joy so you can share it with the world. Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are spiritual directors of Ananda Sangha Worldwide.

Guided Ananda Meditation

Episode 30

Nayaswami Diksha guides a 16 minute guided meditation. She is a long time meditator and teacher at The Expanding Light Retreat. A specific, highly effective technique of meditation (brought to the West by Yogananda) to help you develop greater concentration. With just a little practice each day, you can learn to concentrate, and you can feel more centered, calm, AND … Read More

Connect to Your Divine Power: Guided Meditation

Episode 39

Nayaswami Diksha guides you in this 14 minute guided meditation to help you tune into your Divine Spiritual Power. Power is one of the 8 aspects of God. Nayaswami Diksha is a long time meditator and teacher at the Expanding Light Retreat. Video by the Expanding Light Retreat.

How to Meditate

Episode 60

Nayaswami Diksha teaches a class on meditation. She is a long time meditator and teacher at Ananda’s Expanding Light. This video was produced by the Ananda School of Yoga and Meditation at the Expanding Light Retreat.

Guided Meditation for Peace and Calmness

Nayaswami Sadhana Devi leads you in a 30-minute guided meditation on finding peace and calmness within. More meditations in our free app: http://AnandaMeditationApp.com Ananda Meditation is the only meditation app based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Learn how to meditate, practice ancient yogic techniques, and go deeper in the joy of your own Self. – Start a new practice … Read More

How to Sit for Meditation

One of the reasons we find it hard to meditate is because we cannot keep the body still! Learn a few tricks on how we can sit comfortably and dynamically for meditation so that we may forget our bodies and focus our attention in meditation. This video is part of the Kriya Yoga Home Study Course, which teaches Paramhansa Yogananda’s … Read More

Prosperity Visualization and Affirmation by Swami Kriyananda

What you can do is limited, but what God can do through you is unlimited, as long as you keep yourself open to that flow. Open yourself to the divine flow of abundance, in this short powerful guided visualization and affirmation on prosperity, by Swami Kriyananda, read by Nayaswami Diksha, at https://www.expandinglight.org/teachers/diksha-mccord.php Thy wealth flows into me and through me. … Read More

Expand Your Light – Visualization and Affirmation by Swami Kriyananda

Connect with the light of your heart, and let it expand to fill your whole being, body, mind and feeling. Continue to expand your light, transforming all darkness into light, and blessings all creatures, in this short powerful guided visualization and affirmation on expanding your light by Swami Kriyananda, read by Nayaswami Diksha. Here you can find more information about … Read More