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What Is This Life? by Nayaswami Devi

Whenever we get a chance to visit Hawaii, we’re awed by the power of life force, or prana, that permeates everything here. It’s amazing to see the variety of plants that grow to a height of maybe four or five inches on the mainland, but that here in Hawaii reach six to ten feet with flowers and leaves radiant with life and color. - Read more...

Amazing Day, Amazing Grace by Nayaswami Jyotish

I experienced an amazing day when I was young, and it still echoes through the corridors of my memory. I was around six years old, living in a small town in northern Iowa. Our home sat across the street from a large park in a hilly part of town, and my youth was spent playing and exploring among its trees, ponds, and grass. Those images, imprinted on my young mind, still form the “magic cloth” of the tapestry in some of my dreams. - Read more...

"The Art of Following": An Allegory by Nayaswami Devi

Here is a story that came to me for our class on attunement during Inner Renewal Week. - Read more...

The Pillars of the Path by Nayaswami Jyotish

Here at Ananda Village we are in the midst of our annual Inner Renewal Week. Each year we have two weeks of classes, one held in August and the other in February, which act as anchors, keeping the ship of our lives from drifting out to sea on the tides of spiritual apathy. - Read more...

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April 4 (Wednesday): Awakening to Your Higher Self
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