Talks with Ananda Pioneers: Nayaswami Devi

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Nayaswami Devi shares with Dambara on May 2nd, 2022. Enjoy these beautiful interviews by Dambara, who talks with the founders of Ananda Village, a spiritual community in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California. Ananda has grown now to many communities and centers around the world, and inspires thousands of people every day in their spiritual life. The … Read More

Talks with Ananda Pioneers: Nayaswami Jyotish

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Nayaswami Jyotish shares with Dambara on May 2nd, 2022. Enjoy these beautiful interviews by Dambara, who talks with the founders of Ananda Village, a spiritual community in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California. Ananda has grown now to many communities and centers around the world, and inspires thousands of people every day in their spiritual life. The … Read More

Live in God-Consciousness

Nayaswami Jyotish shares this inspiring story and inspiration told Paramhansa Yogananda during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village, April 17th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription Yogananda told an interesting story-parable, said: There was a great saint who lived in a little village. And he put his protective aura around the village. And the angel of death … Read More

Sullivan Ballou Award for Nayaswami Devi

On Easter Sunday at the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, Nayaswami Devi was presented the Sullivan Ballou Award. The Sullivan Ballou Fund is a nonprofit organization that honors those who “act from the heart.” The award also honored the central role she has played in Ananda Sangha Worldwide’s evolution.

Resurrection for Every Soul (With Nayaswami Jyotish)

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Easter Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded April 17th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book Rays of the One Light is: (Easter) Resurrection for Every Soul Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. In … Read More

Deeds vs. Intentions (With Nayaswami Devi)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Devi and Nayaswami Jyotish at Ananda Village, recorded March 27th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Deeds vs. Intentions Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Jesus Christ emphasized repeatedly … Read More

Ananda’s Mission: Our Work, Our Goals

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With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide Recorded at Ananda Village on February 18th during Inner Renewal Week 2022, which had the theme “Spiritual Solutions For Our Times”. “I want God and I want to share Him with others” —Swami Kriyananda These words give us a daily barometer by which to measure our progress as we … Read More

What Did Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda Bring?

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With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide Recorded at Ananda Village on February 16th during Inner Renewal Week 2022, which had the theme “Spiritual Solutions For Our Times”. “The time for knowing God has come.” — Paramhansa Yogananda Paramhansa Yogananda and his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda have shown us how, in modern times, to seek first … Read More

Questions and Answers With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi

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With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide Recorded at Ananda Village on February 16th during Inner Renewal Week 2022, which had the theme “Spiritual Solutions For Our Times”. The spiritual path leads us home to our own true Self. During our annual Inner Renewal Week, devotees from Ananda Village and around the world join together to … Read More

Be the Change: Change Yourself, then Change the World

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide, present on February 15th during Inner Renewal Week 2022, which had the theme “Spiritual Solutions for Our Times.” “I vow from this day forth to be true to my higher superconscious self.” —Swami Kriyananda How to Live Superconsciously Accepting responsibility for our part in contributing to positive change begins with … Read More

Challenges and Solutions for our Times

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With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide Recorded at Ananda Village on February 14th during Inner Renewal Week 2022, which had the theme “Spiritual Solutions For Our Times”. The world we live in has its unique challenges as all ages and times have had theirs. Strife, whatever its nature, whatever its cause, paralyzes us if we … Read More

The Importance of Soul Receptivity (With Nayaswami Jyotish)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded February 6th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Importance of Soul-Receptivity Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Chapter 1 of … Read More

Yogananda Birthday Program at Ananda Village

Watch this beautiful and inspiring evening program recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village on January 5th 2022, with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi (spiritual directors of Ananda). 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 … Read More

Yogananda’s Birthday Message 2022 (by Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi)

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi are Ananda’s spiritual directors. Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village. Nayaswami Jyotish: “Hello, dear friends. Thank you for being a part of this wonderful work, or at least tuning into it. This January 5th is the birthday anniversary of our great Guru Paramahansa Yogananda. Really all of our life depends on the … Read More

The Spiritual Eye: Journey to Christ-Consciousness

Nayaswami Jyotish shares this beautiful inspiration during his Sunday service at Ananda Village, December 19th 2021. You can find the complete talk here. “This journey of the wise men, following the star is symbolic of the universal journey that all of us have to make. And in fact, it’s the universal story of what life is all about and what … Read More