What is Ananda?

A movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda that helps you bring God into your life through meditation and spiritual living.

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Sunday Service
Based on the teachings of Yogananda

Sunday Services (gatherings for spiritual inspiration and high consciousness community) start at 11 am. Come early at 10 am for a long meditation, including a Purification Ceremony. We also offer video and audio from previous Sunday Services, including those given by Swami Kriyananda. The Sunday Service includes music, chanting and meditation, an affirmation, and an inspirational […]


Deepening Intuition

Practical Guidance for Daily Life Every day we are confronted with difficult problems or complicated situations for which we either don’t have enough information to make clear-cut decisions or for which there is no easy intellectual answer. At these moments, we all wish for another way to know how to make the right choice. There […]


The Essence of Self-Realization with Nayaswami Asha

“Self-realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you: that God’s omnipresence is you omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing.”   Join […]

Recent Blog Posts

Abiding in God
by Narayan Romano

“I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.” How can we “abide in Him”? [...] Read More

Coming out of the Cocoon
by Paul Fetler

The beloved Indian deity Ganesha, the elephant god, who ushers in new beginnings and removes all obstacles, comes to mind as I enter this blog. I have found the process of approaching new endeavors more than [...] Read More

The Power of Perspective
by Keshava Betts

Perspective shapes an enormous amount of our lives. When you read a book, the perspective of the book is all important because it is from that perspective that the rest of the world revolves. Throughout [...] Read More

Daily Inspiration
July 22, 2014

Self-knowledge gives a deep understanding of others.

Though some people believe what they want is money, fame, power, pleasure, or material success, their motivation, essentially, is always the same: the longing for bliss.

This subtle truth links all beings together in one cosmic family.

The deeper you go in this understanding, the more completely you will develop insight into others. You can then even, if you so desire, develop their skills by attuning yourself to their special approach to bliss.

From Living Wisely, Living Well by Swami Kriyananda

Sunday Service and Event Recordings

Nayaswami KriyanandaSpiritual Questions and Answers

June 26, 2012

Nayaswami Kriyananda

Nayaswami KriyanandaBook Launch: Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography

June 24, 2012

Nayaswami Kriyananda

Gatherings for spiritual inspiration through talks, music, meditation and community at 11am PST at LoveLight Wellness Center. Attend in-person, watch online, and see previous satsang recordings.

Next Sunday, July 27:

“Do You Need a Guru?”

Affirmation for Self-Healing: Non-injury



Music to Awaken Superconsciousness: 3 Week Series

July 22 – July 29, Tuesdays
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Yoga & Meditation

July 24, Thursdays
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July 24, Thursdays
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Spiritual Relationships
Have More Harmony in Your Life

August 5 – August 12, Tuesdays
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The Art and Science of Raja Yoga (Sept 3 – Nov 19)

September 3 – November 19, Wednesdays
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The Art and Science of Raja Yoga (Sept 6 – Nov 22)

September 6 – November 22, Saturdays
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