Nayaswmis Jyotish and Devi answer the question: How do one address the call of heart for renunciation while living in the world and trying to balance family and all other responsibilities.
This is the installation ceremony of a statue of Paramhansa Yogananda in a beautiful shrine at the Ananda Sangha ashram in Gurgaon, India, described in this blog post by Nayaswami Jyotish. The ceremony is presided by Nayaswamis Jyotish, Devi and Dhyana.
To make a difference, Nayaswami Jyotish says, spirituality must be made practical and brought into our daily life. He talks about Lahiri Mahasaya, and how the Ananda line of gurus came to earth in part to make this easier for us. Nayaswami Devi tells the story of how Paramhansa Yogananda came to America and refined the ancient teachings of India … Read More
Jyotish talks about the one thing everyone wants — happiness — and how the ancient teachings of India help us to achieve it, truly. He tells stories of Yogananda and his early days in America, Alexander the Great and the teacher he met in India, and talks about how we can use the techniques of yoga to find Self-realization and … Read More
Nayaswami Jyotish talks about how to find true happiness, and tells stories about a friend, Haripriya, a devotee of Anandamoyee Ma who recently passed away. Nayaswami Devi gives a brief concluding talk.