Relax Into Infinite Space — Guided Meditation

This powerful visualization by Swami Kriyananda, accompanied by soothing music and images, will help you feel relaxation and space in each body part and prepare for deep meditation and experience of peace. Release tension, feel calm, and expand your consciousness, guided through visualization by Nayaswami Diksha.

Samadhi (Poem by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Enjoy a new visual interpretation of Yogananda’s famous poem “Samadhi”, read by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda. (best viewed in full screen mode) Vanished the veils of light and shade, Lifted every vapor of sorrow, Sailed away all dawns of fleeting joy, Gone the dim sensory mirage. Love, hate, health, disease, life, death, Perished these false shadows on the screen … Read More

Guided Meditation with Gayatri

Join Gayatri for this guided meditation as she leads us through feeling a greater sense of peace and calmness in the midst of our bustling lives. Experience the art of bringing Yoga into your daily life at the Ananda Village Internship Applications open for our Summer 2021 cohort! You might also like Ananda Course in Meditation. Join our Virtual Community.

Be filled with lightness! Guided Meditation with Sita

In the English language, the word ‘light’ has a double meaning. It can mean illumination and brilliance, and it can also mean ‘lightness’ or a feeling of ease. This guided meditation is appropriate for all meditators, whether brand new or experienced – all can tune into a sense of light and lightness! Joy!

Spiritual Surrender

Paramhansa Yogananda explained that spiritual surrender means self-offering of one’s will to God. It is not passive, but an active offering of oneself into the will of God. Experience the power of self-offering of oneself to God, through this guided meditation, sounds of ocean waves and soothing music. Guided by Nayaswami Diksha

Guided Meditation by Nayaswami Krishna

Nayaswami Krishna leads you in a 25-minute guided meditation for finding peace and calmness within. More meditations in our free app: 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 or … Read More

Guided Meditation in Nature

Nayaswami Susan leads you in a 12-minute guided meditation in the beautiful forest at Ananda Meditation Retreat. More meditations in our free app: 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 … Read More

Guided Yogananda Meditation Practice with Melody Hansen

Let experienced yoga teacher Melody Hansen guide you in this uplifting and deeply relaxing 28 min meditation. Recorded in a beautiful garden at Ananda Village. Melody Hansen is a longtime yoga and meditation teacher and lives at Ananda Village, California. Here are more teaching videos with her.

Meditation for Starters with Visualization (With Swami Kriyananda)

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. At Yogananda’s request, Swami Kriyananda devoted his life to lecturing and writing, helping others to experience the living presence of God within. He taught on four continents in seven languages over the course of 65 … Read More

Guided Meditation for Everyone

Meditation is for everyone! If you have the desire and willingness to meditate, then you can! Paramhansa Yogananda said, “Chanting is half the battle.” Chanting quiets the chatter of the mind and awakes the heart’s natural love and devotion. When offered up to the Infinite, our efforts are matched and we are blessed. Chant: “Come Out of the Darkness, Mother.” … Read More

Guided Meditation with Suryadas and Chandi

Join Ananda Sacramento online on Monday evenings at 7pm for a free half-hour guided meditation. Suryadas and Chandi will lead you through the process of relaxation, breath control, inner concentration and expansion of consciousness. The practice of meditation brings us peace of mind, stress reduction, and a deeper sense of well being. These guided meditations are well suited for people … Read More

“Take this darkness away” — Guided meditation with Sita

“Take this darkness away,” guided meditation with Sita. Yesterday was the Summer Solstice, when the sun is highest in the sky and there is more daylight than any other day of the year. While the outer light changes in intensity and duration, meditation helps us to open to the ever-present inner light of Divine Mother. “Who tells me Thou art … Read More

Rise Above the Crashing Waves of This World (Guided Meditation with Sita)

Meditation helps to uplift our consciousness. How often do we feel as though we’re drowning in a sea with waves crashing all around us? Of course we can look for a raft to hold onto, but we’re still with the crashing waves. When we meditate, our awareness is uplifted. When we fly over the ocean, we can see that there … Read More

“Door of My Heart” – Guided Meditation With Sita

“Door of My Heart,” guided meditation with Sita Meditation calms disturbances of the heart. An agitated heart is like a lake that churns with countless ripples. A calm heart is akin to a lake that is as still as glass. Thereby, it perfectly reflects, without any distortions, the golden moonlight.