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The Mouse Family by Nayaswami Jyotish

It happened again one evening a couple of weeks ago, while we were relaxing and chatting with some dear friends. My wife, Devi, who periodically over the years has asked, begged, or cajoled me to tell the story of the mouse family, prevailed successfully upon me once again. People always seem to enjoy this story, so I thought you might, too. - Read more...

The Broken Shell by Nayaswami Devi

The boy’s father was a harsh man. Constantly criticizing and belittling others, he was feared by everyone who knew him—but not by his son, who had a wisdom beyond his years. - Read more...

Seclusion by Nayaswami Jyotish

Devi and I just finished a week of seclusion at a private retreat house atop Abbott Mount, in the foothills of the Himalayas. Ever-present in the distance is Nanda Devi, a mountain that many in India believe to be a living goddess. In this rarefied air, one feels the blessing of God and the Masters to be palpable. - Read more...

Your Brain on Meditation by Nayaswami Jyotish

I sat in a lab at the University of California in the early 1970s, electrodes attached to my head and body. As an Ananda member I had been invited to participate in an early attempt to study what meditation does to the brain. Ever since then I’ve had an interest in these kinds of scientific studies. - Read more...

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January 2018

January 7 (Sunday): Sunday Service (topic: At the Heart of Silence) (also broadcast online)
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February 4 (Sunday): Sunday Service (topic: The Mystery of Avatara, or Divine Incarnation) (also broadcast online)
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Inner Renewal Week February 18–25

February 19 (Monday): Class (topic to be determined). Also broadcast live.
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February 21 (Wednesday): Class (topic to be determined). Also broadcast live.
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