Uplifting Our Consciousness

Nayaswami Mantradevi shares this beautiful inspiration during her Sunday Service at Ananda Village, May 29th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Video Highlight Transcription: And it’s all within our spine. And yes, we know that, right? Because we’ve heard this; we’ve heard this talked about, that your spine is the highway to the Infinite. And it is. And … Read More

Meditation as Inner Communion

Nayaswami Devi shares this deep inspiration during her Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, May 22nd 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription I remember the very, very first time in this lifetime that I tried to meditate. And I just was surrounded, filled with this sense of peace, and expansion, and joy. And we walked out of … Read More

Staying Centered in Life

Nayaswami Pranaba shares this deep inspiration during his Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, May 15th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription In the cobra pose, there’s the affirmation I mentioned: “I rise joyfully to meet each new opportunity.” Well, what happens to us is that that’s our experience in life. We’re really feeling that as the … Read More

Seeking God

Badri Matlock shares this inspiration during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village, May 8th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription Seeking God ever deeper, ever more sincerely, renouncing everything for God, will come through our ever more dedicated service, our work, our devotion, our relationships. Everything that comes to us in life, from God and from the … Read More

Invite God into Your Life

Nayaswami Gyandev shares this moving story and inspiration during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village, May 1st 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription One of my favorite stories of someone inviting in this—in the presence of a very difficult circumstance, inviting God in—is a very simple little vignette from the life of Corrie ten Boom. She lived … 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

Accomplish Everything with God’s Power within You

Nayaswami Maria shares this beautiful inspiration during her Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, April 24th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription Yogananda said there is more energy in a single gram of flesh than it takes to run the city of Chicago for a week in electricity. And I would bet if he was here today … Read More

Living with Christ Consciousness

Nayaswami Ananta shares this deep inspiration during his Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, Palm Sunday 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription Calm, joy, in joy—in that mellow joy—in joy, ever-new joy. That’s the Christ Consciousness. So how are we going to get there? How are we going to get there this week? We find that Christ … Read More

Yogananda: I Will Never Lose Sight of You Again

During his Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, April 3rd 2022, Brahmachari Sagar shares this inspiring story from Paramhansa Yogananda’s life. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription How many of you have heard the story of Señor Cuaron in Mexico? The story goes: Swami tells the story that when Señor Cuaron came to Yogananda for the first time, … Read More

The True Goal of Life

Nayaswami Devi shares this beautiful inspiration during her Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, March 27th 2022. You can find the service here. Transcription There’s a beautiful quote from that Christian saying—a French saint, Jean Vianney, who said, “Lord, thou hast made us for Thyself alone, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee.” And until … Read More

The Power of Changing Yourself

Nayaswami Devi shares this deep inspiration during her Sunday Service at Ananda Village, March 27th 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription If you see someone weak and needing and—I don’t mean weak, frail, sick of course: that’s one reality—but I mean struggling spiritually, making mistakes, not clear—whatever it might be—by sending them love, you strengthen yourself, because they … Read More

The Example of Richard Wurmbrand

Nayaswami Devi shares this inspiring story during her Sunday Service talk at Ananda Village, March 27th, 2022. You can find the complete talk here. Transcription We had the great blessing: Some years ago, there was a man who Swami said was a saint. His name was Richard Wurmbrand. He was … he lived in Romania, and he was a Christian … Read More