Author Articles: Nayaswami Diksha

Om-Spirit-Bliss

Paramhansa Yogananda, brought to the West the path of Kriya Yoga and many spiritual exercises to help people attune to the consciousness of God. I experimented with one of his powerful exercises, and I’d like to share my experience with … Continue reading

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Is Jesus Christ a Guru?

Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Jesus Christ is one of the gurus on the Ananda path of Self-Realization. Paramhansa Yogananda stated that in the divine plan, Jesus Christ was responsible for the evolution of the West, and Babaji, … Continue reading

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The Longing To Be Free

Tips for getting closer to God, by Swami Kriyananda To desire salvation sincerely, even once, is to enter upon the path to eventual freedom. For all desires must be fulfilled. Even so, this one desire, once entrenched in the heart, … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Meditation

The practice of Meditation brings many benefits. One important benefit is healing of the nervous system. Meditation gives peace. Inner peace is like a lubricating oil that enables the machinery of our lives to function smoothly. Without mental peace, our … Continue reading

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25 Days Off the Ground

In January of 2019 my husband, Gyandev, and I traveled to India. He went to northern India to share Ananda Yoga at the Ananda centers in Delhi, Pune and Mumbai, while I headed to the Ayurvedic resort in Kerala, in … Continue reading

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Teaching Meditation at a Retirement Home

  By Nicola Pitt, Alice Springs, Australia Even though I completed the Online Ananda Meditation Teacher Training course last year, I hadn’t put it into practice until the beginning of this year when a few of my colleagues at work … Continue reading

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The Promised Land

Jerusalem, Israel As a child growing up in Israel in the Jewish faith, I believed that Israel was the Promised Land. In my early twenties, as I started to practice yoga and meditation, I began to question whether the Promised … Continue reading

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God’s Zone

What is God’s zone? His zone is superconsciousness. He is Infinite, and the infinite Source of answers to all of life’s challenges. Paramhansa Yogananda said: “God is omnipresent. Man’s soul, made in His image, has in it the seed experience … Continue reading

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Wisdom of The Heart

Painting by Dana Anderson (DanaLynneAndersen.com) Wisdom is the power of the soul to know truth. By thinking with the rational mind, we will not be able to comprehend truth. It is through the heart that we perceive and understand the … Continue reading

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A receptive meditation class for the Chico Brain Injury Coalition

From Connie Massie, CA, (MTT graduate – March 2018) I started teaching meditation after I finished the training, and it has been really wonderful, and people have been very receptive.  I have been teaching the Hong-Sau meditation technique, during my … Continue reading

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