In these 30 minute talks, Asha Nayaswami discusses eternal truths and principles as applied to our daily lives during the Coronavirus / Covid-19 epidemic. Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, and tested by her life long experience as a disciple, these talks offer practical ways to change your attitudes and uplift your consciousness in the midst of crisis and adversity

On These Principles We Stand: Service, Not Self-Indulgence

Asha Nayaswami shares stories of her early days in Ananda of when she cooked 3 meals a day, six days a week, and on the seventh, she would drive into town to load up with groceries for the next six days. In this vigorous schedule she realized how she could joyfully forget herself in the act of serving others and … Read More

On These Principles We Stand: Practicality, Not Utopianism

Ananda stands on these three principles: People are more important than things; Where there is dharma there is victory; Be practical in your idealism. Asha Nayaswami opens the door of understanding to the third principle of this list. How can we take practical, lasting steps, towards a greater sense of harmony and joy in our lives?

Joy Is Within You

Asha explains how we can consciously practice the art of joy in all circumstances and the meaning behind the symbol that Swami Kriyananda created for Ananda.

The Inner Voice: Who’s Talking

Among the many voices and thoughts that run through our minds each day, who is really talking? Asha Nayaswami shares how one can develop true inner guidance and make informed decisions.