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Blog: “In Joy We Live”–Inspiration from Ananda India

Silence is the Altar of Spirit

My first visit to Twenty-Nine Palms [Paramhansa Yogananda’s desert retreat in California] was for a weekend. We visited Master at his place. My first recollection of him on that occasion isn’t so much of the things he said, as of what he didn’t say. I didn’t know it at the time, but he placed great importance on silence….

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How Much Wealth is Available?

From Money Magnetism
by Swami Kriyananda

Materialistic people often think not only of matter, but of energy, too, as a limited quantity. The truth is, however, that the more you use your energy, the more you’ll find that you generate energy. So many people think, “But I’ve got to save my strength.”…

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God as Light

by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Spirit was invisible, existing alone in the home of all space. He piped to Himself the ever-new, ever-entertaining song of perfect beatific bliss. As He sang through His voice of eternity to Himself, He wondered if aught but Himself were listening and enjoying His song. To His astonishment, He felt that He…

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The right spiritual path for me

In the ‘ The New Path’, Swami Kriyananda describes the feelings of the young J Donald Walters, as he enters his Guru’s ashram, for the very first time; in the following words.

“ Yes, I reflected, this was home! For how many years had I wandered….. I had begun to wonder if I belonged anywhere. But now, suddenly, I knew that I did belong:…

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Healing by Will Power

The teachings relating to health tend to focus on foods that will strengthen the body or on removing toxins that block the flow of energy in the body. These teachings are an important part of the picture so long as you haven’t reached a certain level of spiritual realization.

But we need to understand that health is a total process and primarily a…

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