What is Ananda Sangha India?

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

Daily Inspiration
April 18th, 2014

Speak kindly to animals. As human beings are helped upward in their evolution by keeping saintly company, so animal evolution is hastened by association with human beings.

You yourself will be helped also, if you extend a helping hand to creatures lower than yourself on the evolutionary scale.

From Living Wisely, Living Well By Swami Kriyananda

Finding Happiness Movie Release in India April 25–Across Major Cities

A beautiful movie about Ananda Sangha Communities and how spiritual communities hold the key to solving todays difficult issues. Finding Happiness comes to theatres April 25 in cities across India: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Surat

FH_poster The docudrama about Ananda communities made in Hollywood, now available in India. More details are available on the Finding Happiness website and the Finding Happiness Facebook page.

“A Blissful Partnership”

Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are interviewed in “The Speaking Tree”.

“Since Swami Kriyananda’s passing away in April 2013, you and Devi are functioning as spiritual directors of Ananda worldwide. What kind of challenges do you face in fulfilling the mission?…”Click here to view article: A Blissful Partnership

Online with Ananda: Friday Inspirational Talk Series

Every Friday we offer a free 1-hour inspirational online class, 7:30-8:30 pm with different Ananda teachers

Visit the online classes page for more details on how to view these classes.

“In Joy We Live” Blogpost from Nayswami Jaya

Read “Pray In God” and how we can be reawakened to our true state in God Jaya1_sm

Years ago, in a moment of frustration, I spoke very harshly to a co-worker.  To my horror, she broke into tears under the weight of my assault and I still remember my feelings of regret and deep dismay at my inability to control myself.  I had been shooting bullets of disharmony into a crowd of innocents. I see so much anger these days and wonder why.  Is it really on the rise or am I simply more sensitive to it now? …(read more of this post…)



This Week’s “A Touch of Light” Blogpost from Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Nayaswami Devi’s article, “Getting Caught”

Devi_smWatching the sunset on the Pacific Ocean is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. Recently while in Pacific Grove, California, we enjoyed this experience — seeing the sun change its color from golden to pink to orange before slipping below the horizon. Gazing out at the ocean, I remembered another sunset I’d witnessed some years before — one that left a deep impression on me.

It was at Master’s Retreat Center in Encinitas, California, where I’d been taking seclusion for a week……(read more of this post and sign up to receive these…)

A New Moksha Mandir for Swami Kriyananda

A new place of pilgrimage is being created at Ananda Village in America where Swamiji’s body will be laid to rest. Learn how you can be a part of this exciting new project!

Moksha Mandir1Dear Ones…

It may seem paradoxical, but there is evidence everywhere these days that our beloved Swami Kriyananda is more actively in our lives now than even before his soul’s liberation a
few months ago. He is clearly without limitation in his ability to guide and help us. (read the rest of this letter…)



Swami Kriyananda In Memoriam

Watch videos commemorating the passing of Swami Kriyananda on 20 April, 2013.

Watch videos of Swamiji’s talks

Website dedicated to Swamiji
SwamiKriyananda.org has many inspiring videos, photos, articles, and more posted in honour of Swamiji.



From the book Affirmations for Self-Healing


Inspiring Talks




Healing Prayer Requests


Our Healing Prayer Circle prays for those in need of healing of body, mind, and soul. Learn more and submit your prayers for healing needed.

Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi talks in India are now available


Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi toured India and gave talks in Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and NCR. These inspiring videos are now available on our YouTube channel. Watch them!


Nayaswami Jaya


Nayaswami Dhyana

Watch the New Trailer for the Movie “Finding Happiness”

The Ananda Movies

View the Trailer.

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Audiobook

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Audiobook

Swamiji’s comments on the Bhagavad Gita. Download…

Ananda Monastery Website

Ananda Dwapara Monastery Website

Visit the monks’ website!