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How to Build Inner Power by Nayaswami Devi

“There is a hidden strength within me to overcome all obstacles. I will bring forth that indomitable power and energy.” Paramhansa Yogananda shared this formidable thought with us, and gave us tools to accomplish that great goal. Here are five effective ways to build our inner power. - Read more...

Tools for Living by Nayaswami Jyotish

Let me set the scene: an amphitheater packed with several hundred people while, in the background, the bare wood of an emerging temple rises miraculously. People from many nations immersing themselves in the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda. Add stirring music, drama, friendship, joy, and light. Here, for a brief transformative week, the astral plane has touched the earth. It is Spiritual Renewal Week at Ananda Village. - Read more...

We Are Building a Temple of Light by Nayaswami Devi

The sun rose an unnatural shade of red-orange in the hazy early morning sky. Though the burning forests and towns were hundreds of miles from Ananda Village, the wind was blowing the smoke in our direction. The air quality was unhealthy and the temperatures were high, but still they came. They were building a temple of light. - Read more...

What Should I Do? by Nayaswami Jyotish

What should I do? This is the question we hear most frequently. It might take the form of “What should I do about a short temper?” or “What should I do about my mind wandering during meditation?” Simply asking “What should I do?” means that you’re ready to move beyond passivity and engage your willpower. Congratulate yourself whenever you ask this question, because you are halfway to the solution. - Read more...

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August 17 (Friday): Orientation: "A Touch of Love" weekend
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August 18 (Saturday): A Touch of Love
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August 19 (Sunday): Sunday Satsang (topic: Does Satan Exist?) (Also broadcast live.)
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August 19 (Sunday): Book Signing
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August 20 (Monday): The Way of the Spiritual Warrior (weeklong course)
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August 22 (Wednesday): The Way of the Spiritual Warrior (weeklong course)
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