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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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The Nature of Divine Love by Nayaswami Devi

“I first met Swami Kriyananda when he began teaching classes in San Francisco in the late 1960s,” David told me during one of the rare conversations we had together. An introverted, quiet man, David seldom spoke, but he needed no words to convey his deep, transparent devotion to God. - Read more...

Fifty Years by Nayaswami Jyotish

Today is the fourth anniversary of Swami Kriyananda’s leaving his body. Ananda Worldwide celebrates this occasion with what we call “Moksha Day,” a day dedicated to Self-realization, or spiritual freedom. We start the day with a six-hour meditation at the Moksha Mandir, where Swami Kriyananda’s body is enshrined. This is an especially beautiful time of year at Ananda Village, with Swami’s beloved gardens filled by more than fifteen thousand tulips and thousands of visitors. It’s almost as if he thought, “If people are going to gather to honor this day, let them be surrounded by beauty.” - Read more...

Look to the Mountaintop by Nayaswami Devi

The faces of the young couple were radiant as we led them in their wedding ceremony in the chapel at Crystal Hermitage. The late-afternoon light illuminated the chapel’s stained-glass windows, but the light shining from within the bride and groom was more luminous than the sunlight. - Read more...

Is Happiness a Choice? by Nayaswami Jyotish

I would like to ask you to take a moment, close your eyes, and answer this question in your own words: What is happiness? - Read more...

Upcoming Events


April 28 (Friday): Temple Dedication at Larchmont
Ananda Los Angeles

April 29 (Saturday): Touch of Light Book Signing & Q&A
Ananda Los Angeles

April 29 (Saturday): How to Awaken Your True Potential (also broadcast online)
Ananda Los Angeles

April 30 (Sunday): Sunday service in West LA, followed by potluck and satsang
Ananda Los Angeles


May 10 (Wednesday): One God, One Religion (webinar)
Ananda Virtual Community


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

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