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Paramhansa Yogananda
Swami Kriyananda

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The Happiness Cycle by Nayaswami Jyotish

Paramhansa Yogananda explained that everyone in the world is driven by the same motivation: the desire to be happy and to avoid suffering. What makes life so complex is the variety of ways we chase happiness. There is a kind of Happiness Cycle that works like this: - Read more...

Swami Kriyananda Moksha Anniversary Message by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Together we honor the second anniversary of Swami Kriyananda's passing.  (more…) - Read more...

Two Bowls of Lemons by Nayaswami Devi

“Is there anything I can do to help?” I asked, as I entered the crowded kitchen at Ananda’s Meditation Retreat. The staff was moving in high gear, busily preparing an elaborate Indian banquet for several hundred guests and residents to be served later that day. - Read more...

Say "Yes" to Life by Nayaswami Jyotish

The Ananda communities movement was born in the living room of Swami Kriyananda’s small apartment in San Francisco. Most nights he travelled, teaching classes in various locations, but every Thursday evening he gave a satsang in his living room. Ten to twenty “regulars” formed the nucleus of what would, in time, become a worldwide movement. - Read more...

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April 30 (Thursday): Potluck dinner, chanting, and meditation with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi
Ananda Maine & New Hampshire


May 1 – May 3 (Friday through Sunday): Kriya Retreat (All are welcome, but preregistration is required other than for Sunday service)
Ananda Maine & New Hampshire

May 13 (Wednesday): Webinar: How to Live in Balance
Ananda Virtual Community

May 14 (Thursday): Literary Legacy Tea: A Fundraising Event for Crystal Clarity Publishers
Ananda Village

May 15 (Friday): Dedication of Swami Kriyananda’s Moksha Mandir: Opening Evening of Inspiration and Friendship
The Expanding Light

May 16 (Saturday): Dedication of the Moksha Mandir for Swami Kriyananda
Ananda Village

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