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Join Nayaswamis Jyotish & Devi on their 2017 West Coast tour for engaging talks and festivals in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, and online broadcast.

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Meditation—Is It Hard or Easy? by Nayaswami Devi

Our thoughts are much more powerful than we realize. In fact, they are often self-fulfilling prophecies: If we are preoccupied, for example, with thoughts of failure, we can draw to ourselves the very thing we fear. On the other hand, if we develop underlying thoughts of success, we can attract those things that will lead to further achievements. - Read more...

Godly Qualities—A Checklist by Nayaswami Jyotish

Running through Ananda Village in Northern California are the rutted remains of an old road. A hundred and fifty years ago, during the time of the Gold Rush, when tons of ore were taken from the land around us, Wells Fargo stagecoach drivers urged their horses up and down these hills, and Pony Express riders rushed along carrying bags of mail. Interesting as history, but in current times this old road leads nowhere. - Read more...

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness by Nayaswami Devi

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This second sentence of the Declaration of Independence has been called “one of the best-known sentences in the English language.” - Read more...

Global Warming by Nayaswami Jyotish

We need more global warming. No, not the kind where the average temperature rises. I mean where the average consciousness rises. The only true cure for many of the world’s problems—war, poverty, and even rising temperatures—is for mankind’s consciousness to expand. - Read more...

Upcoming Events



June 9 (Friday): Awaken Your True Potential: Wisdom of Yogananda
Ananda Washington

June 10 (Saturday): Living in Freedom: Guided Meditation Day Retreat
Ananda Washington

June 11 (Sunday): Sunday service: How Devotees Rise
Ananda Washington

June 21 (Wednesday): The Law of Life (webinar)
Ananda Virtual Community


July 12 (Wednesday): Sin Is Ignorance (webinar)
Ananda Virtual Community

July 21 (Friday): Hope for a Better World
Ananda Portland

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