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11:00 am Sunday Service

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Past Sunday Services

The Law of Karma: Bondage or Soul Release? (With Nayaswami Jyotish)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded November 27th 2022. When “bad” things keep happening to us, it may feel like life is unfair. In this Sunday Service Nayaswami Jyotish explains the law of karma and describes it as an individualized lesson plan. He shares how we can best learn the lessons from our lesson … Read More

Reincarnation – the Spiral Staircase (with Sundara Traymar)

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Sunday Service with Sundara Traymar and Tyagi Atman at Ananda Village, recorded November 20th 2022. This week’s reading is: Reincarnation – the Spiral Staircase (From Rays of the One Light – Weekly Commentaries on the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita by Swami Kriyananda) Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based … Read More

Faith Is a Call to Prayer; Prayer Is a Call to Faith (with Nayaswami Maria)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Maria and Nayaswami Ananta at Ananda Village, recorded November 6th 2022. Faith, as opposed to mere belief, is based on personal experience and deep conviction. When we meditate on God with deep concentration, we attain that experience that gives us profound faith in Him. In this Sunday Service, Nayaswami Maria shares how the power of faith … Read More

Why Tell God Anything When He Knows Everything? Why Offer God Anything, When He Has Everything? (with Badri Matlock)

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Sunday Service with Badri Matlock and Nayaswami Parvati with Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded October 30th 2022. It may seem unnecessary to tell God things He already knows, but sharing our thoughts and feelings with God is an essential part of the spiritual path. Badri Matlock illustrates why God wants us to share with Him through the eye of … Read More

First Things First (with Tyagi Atman)

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Sunday Service with Tyagi Atman and Tyagi Bhaktimarg at Ananda Village, recorded October 16th 2022. Jesus Christ said: “Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” For those who want to put God first, Tyagi Atman offers ways to make God the center of our lives. Some of the … Read More

Victory Demands the Courage of Conviction (with Nayaswami Mantradevi)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Krishnadas at Ananda Village, recorded October 9th 2022. This week’s reading is: Victory Demands the Courage of Conviction (From Rays of the One Light – Weekly Commentaries on the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita by Swami Kriyananda) Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary … Read More

In Surrender Lies Victory (with Nayaswami Ananta)

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When we experience uncomfortable feelings, they always originate from the ego. When we surrender our ego, our identification with the little self, all discomfort dissolves. Nayaswami Ananta shares through stories from the lives of Krishna and Jesus, how the mantra “Thy will be done” can guide us to inner freedom and victory. Sunday Service with Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria … Read More

Many Are the Pathways to Truth (with Brahmachari Sagar)

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Sunday Service with Brahmachari Sagar and Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded September 25th 2022. As different as the many spiritual paths outwardly may be, they all take the devotee through the same stepping stones. Through stories and examples, Brahmachari Sagar helps us tune into the one element on the path that will take us to truth, … Read More

Intuition Is Simple: The Intellect Is Complex (with Nayaswami Krishnadas)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi at Ananda Village, recorded September 18th 2022. Developing intuition is essential on the path of Self-Realization. It is through intuitive perception that we can know God. In this Sunday Service Nayaswami Krishnadas answers the following questions: How can feeling and reason support our intuition? What are the pitfalls of reason in our … Read More

Truth Invites, It Never Commands (with Nayaswami Pranaba)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati at Ananda Village, recorded September 11th 2022. One key ingredient to finding spiritual truth is commitment. Nayaswami Pranaba explains why intentions on their own are not enough and how commitment leads us to truth and transformation. He dives deeper into this topic by explaining the real meaning of the Beatitudes, which are … Read More

Ego: Friend or Foe? (With Nayaswami Ananta)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded September 4th 2022. Is the ego just our friend or our foe? Or can it be both? Nayaswami Ananta explains why the ego can bring us so much suffering and how it doesn’t have to be that way. He dives deeper into how the following three practices can … Read More

How Should We Meet Our Tests? (With Tyagi Atman)

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Sunday Service with Tyagi Atman and Tyagi Bhaktimarg at Ananda Village, recorded August 21nd 2022. Everything that comes to us in life comes from God and comes specifically to us because of our past actions. In this Sunday Service Tyagi Atman shares why tests are actually blessings in disguise. He explains the role and true meaning of Tapasya and how … Read More

Does Satan Exist? (With Erin Vinacco)

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Sunday Service with Erin Vinacco and Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded August 14th 2022. Delusion seems to be an obvious force in life, but it can catch us with its subtle ways: sometimes appearing to be good disguised as our likes and dislikes and desires. In this Sunday Service, Erin talks about the two currents of … Read More

Does God Hide the Truth? (With Nayaswami Parvati)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Parvati and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded August 7th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Does God Hide the Truth? 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 last … Read More

How Democratic Is Truth? (With Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded July 31st 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: How Democratic Is Truth? 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. We live in … Read More

Do You Need a Guru? (With Asha Nayaswami)

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Sunday Service with Asha Nayaswami and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded July 24th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Do You Need a Guru? 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. Many people … Read More

Self-Effort, Too, Is Needed (With Nayaswami Pranaba)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati at Ananda Village, recorded July 17th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Self-Effort, Too, Is Needed 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. These past weeks … Read More

Self-Reliance vs. “Self”-Reliance

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Gyandev and Nayaswami Susan at Ananda Village, recorded July 10th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Self-Reliance vs. Self-Reliance 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. Last week we considered … Read More

Abiding in God (With Nayaswami Devi)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Devi and Nayaswami Jyotish at Ananda Village, recorded July 3rd 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Abiding in God 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. Yogananda often emphasized – … Read More

The Redeeming Light (With Nayaswami Krishnadas)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi at Ananda Village, recorded June 26th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Redeeming Light 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. The Book of Isaiah … Read More

The Eternal Now (with Tyagi Atman)

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Sunday Service with Tyagi Atman and Tyagi Bhaktimarg at Ananda Village, recorded June 19th 2022. Atman shares many stories about his recent pilgrimage to India and what attitudes he learned there which are useful for breaking down the ramparts of the ego. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Eternal Now Truth is … Read More

How Devotees Rise (With Nayaswami Parvati)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Parvati and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded June 12th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: How Devotees Rise 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. Last week we asked … Read More

Why Do Devotees Fall? (With Nayaswami Jyotish)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi at Ananda Village, recorded June 5th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Why Do Devotees Fall? 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. An endlessly fascinating … Read More

The Inner Kingdom (With Nayaswami Mantradevi)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Krishnadas at Ananda Village, recorded May 29th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Inner Kingdom 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. Most people imagine that … Read More

Activity vs. Inner Communion (With Nayaswami Pranaba)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati at Ananda Village, recorded May 15th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Secret of Right Action The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. One of the most famous stories in the Gospels is that of Martha and Mary. Jesus, … Read More

The Secret of Right Action (With Badri Matlock)

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Sunday Service with Badri Matlock and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded May 8th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Secret of Right Action One of the most famous stories in the Gospels is that of Martha and Mary. Jesus, visiting the home of Martha, was teaching while her sister Mary … Read More

Perfection Is Self-Transcendence (with Nayaswami Gyandev)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Gyandev and Nayaswami Parvati at Ananda Village, recorded May 1st 2022 This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Perfection is Self-Transcendence 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. We begin this week … Read More

How High Should We Aspire? (With Nayaswami Maria)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Maria and Nayaswami Ananta at Ananda Village, recorded April 24th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: How High Should We Aspire? 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. The passage … Read More

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

Who Is This Son of Man? (With Nayaswami Ananta)

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Palm Sunday Service with Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded April 10th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: (Palm Sunday) Who Is This Son of Man? For those who are studying this book by the week, particularly for reading at Sunday services, this chapter and the next may be … Read More

To Each According to His Faith (With Brahmachari Sagar)

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Sunday Service with Brahmachari Sagar, Nayaswami Parvati and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded April 3rd 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: To Each According to His Faith Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa … 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

We Are Children of the Light (With Nayaswami Krishnadas)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi at Ananda Village, recorded March 20th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: We Are Children of the Light 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. It … Read More

Reason vs. Intuition (With Erin Vinacco)

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Sunday Service with Erin Vinacco and Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded March 13th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Reason vs. Intuition 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, … Read More

Dogmatism vs. Common Sense (With Nayaswami Gyandev)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Gyandev and Nayaswami Indradevi at Ananda Village, recorded March 6th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Dogmatism vs. Common Sense 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 the Gospel … Read More

By Thinking Can We Arrive at Understanding? (With Nayaswami Parvati)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Parvati and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded February 27th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: By Thinking Can We Arrive at Understanding? 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. … Read More

Can Man See God? (With Nayaswami Maria)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Maria and Nayaswami Ananta at Ananda Village, recorded February 20th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Can Man See God? 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. There is a … Read More

The Law Is Perfected in Love (With Jitendra Guindon)

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Sunday Service with Jitendra Guindon, Nayaswami Parvati, and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded February 13th, 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Law Is Perfected in Love Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of Paramhansa … 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

The Mystery of Avatara, or Divine Incarnation (With Nayaswami Pranaba)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati at Ananda Village, recorded January 30th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Mystery of Avatara, or Divine Incarnation 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. … Read More

The Infinite Christ (With Nayaswami Ananta)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Ananta and Nayaswami Maria at Ananda Village, recorded January 23rd 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: The Infinite Christ 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. The Gospel of St. … Read More

Is God Present Even There Where There Is Ignorance? (With Tyagi Atman)

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Sunday Service with Tyagi Atman and Tyagi Bhaktimarg at Ananda Village, recorded January 16th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Is God Present Even There, Where There Is Ignorance? Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of … Read More

Did God Create the Universe or Become It? (With Nayaswami Parvati)

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Sunday Service with Nayaswami Parvati and Nayaswami Pranaba at Ananda Village, recorded January 9th 2022. This week’s reading from Swami Kriyananda’s book “Rays of the One Light” is: Did God Create the Universe – or Become It? Truth is one and eternal. Realize oneness with it in your deathless Self, within. The following commentary is based on the teachings of … Read More