For a time, Paramhansa Yogananda was the most popular speaker in the United States. But he reached that only with an extreme output of energy, and the support of a line of great masters. Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi share the stories of Yogananda’s life, his “spiritual campaigns” and outreach across the West, and how his instruction from his guru was … Read More
Spiritual Renewal Week 2020 Recordings Now Available
Take time to relax and renew your inner life with the recordings of the first-ever entirely online Spiritual Renewal Week, held in June and July of 2020, and celebrating 100 years of Paramhansa Yogananda and his life-changing teachings.
(Unlike previous years, this Spiritual Renewal Week is not available for free.)
Spiritual Renewal Week is an annual event traditionally held in summer at Ananda Village, where devotees from all over the world have gathered for inspiration and spiritual friendship at The Expanding Light Retreat. The mornings are filled with classes by some of our most knowledgeable and experienced teachers, and the evenings are filled with music, theater, and international celebration.
Many of this year’s events will be broadcast live from around the world, available streaming and recorded. A number of global presentations recorded for the occasion will complete the program of remarkable inspiration. Watch through Online with Ananda. In the sidebar find links for classes and events from our most recent Spiritual Renewal Week (also known as SRW) and from years prior.
Puru (Joseph) Selbie shares fascinating insights from his upcoming book, The Physics of God. Nayaswami Gyandev suggests practices and thoughts from sports science that can help us in our spiritual search, including the “one percent” technique. Nayaswami Diksha shares beautiful stories of devotion.
An evening performance of music composed by Swami Kriyananda.
Stories of meeting Paramhansa Yogananda in the words of his direct disciples. The video quality for the first half of the production is quite low, but improves later on.
Nayaswami Maria shares how central unconditional love is to our relationship with God, a relationship that needs no intermediary. She closes by quoting excellent instructions for how to commune with, and develop deep attunement with, saints. Dharmadevi speaks on how to develop a relationship with God as the Beloved, and offers three simple steps we can take to deepen our … Read More
Talks on Kriya Yoga, the airplane — or “rocket ship” — route to God.
Nayaswami Anandi shares thoughts and advice in the interpersonal, individual realm of living in community — living with people. Nayaswami Padma speaks on experiences in and lessons from living in and directing communities. Zachary Anderson tells the story of how he came onto the spiritual path — and uncovered the desire to live with nature and people in harmony. Nayaswami … Read More
A preview of some of the talks given during Spiritual Renewal Week 2015. To watch the talks, visit: ananda.org/srw