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Ananda is a global spiritual movement sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Through ancient practical techniques, you can learn how to make joy your living reality. We share the teachings of meditation, Kriya Yoga, spiritually-oriented hatha yoga, music, education & more. Join us in one of our centers in India or Online and become a part of this ever-growing spiritual family!

Welcome to Ananda Sangha India


Meditation & Kriya Yoga

Calmness is your eternal, true nature. Learn to meditate.

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Autobiography of a Yogi

Read online the original unedited version, exactly as written by Paramhansa Yogananda

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Ananda Yoga

The spiritual essence of yoga — ideal for all ages, types, and temperaments.

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Ananda India Online

Find inspiration from Ananda wherever you are!

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Dear Friend,

We welcome you to our Ananda India website filled with inspirational books, uplifting videos and information on courses in yoga, meditation, kriya yoga, healing, chakras and in many other topics based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and his disciple Swami Kriyananda.

We also invite you to participate in programs and courses at an Ananda center near you or through our Online Sangha or Home-Study courses.

Nayaswami Jaya and Nayaswami Dhyana

These timeless, practical teachings will help you live a more joyful, vibrant and fulfilling life.

In Divine friendship,

Nayaswami Dhyana and Nayaswami Jaya
Spiritual Directors, Ananda India

Our Spiritual Directors


A Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

15 – 17 November, 2019

Immerse yourself in the practical teachings of the Bhagavad Gita in a two day programme in Khandala

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Glimpsing the Red-Billed Blue Magpie

Music makes art?

Attracting Swamiji’s Grace

Do what you can

A Pilgrimage called Life

Don’t Be Formal With God

How Meditation Changed My Life

Judge not

Achieving Our Goals

Paining by Sumakshi Singh, renowned Kriyaban artist from Ananda Gurgaon

Antar Yatra – The Pilgrimage Within

No Longer Earthbound

Flowers Along My Path: Remembering Hassi Ma and Her Joy

Devotees Serving Together at the Delhi Spiritual Fair

Mountains and Valleys

The Grace of Sorrow

An Experience of Swami’s Music

Spiritual Color Wheel

A Spiritual Color Wheel

Flying Birds

Sandhyakal (Dusk) – Time to return Home


Life Is the Teacher

Shifting Carpets in Swamiji’s House

Monk Satsang with Swamiji

Yogananda on Chair

Till Only Love Remains

Swamiji’s Walkway

Gopali Ma

Radhe, Radhe!


Through Your Eyes Only

Swami Kriyananda Younger

Magnetism – a Subtle Power of Attraction




How a Star Is Born



“A child is in his natural setting amidst the flowers and songbirds. Only thus may he fully express the hidden wealth of his individual endowment.”Rabindranath Tagore, Ch. 29. Rabindranath Tagore and I Compare Schools
AutobiographyParamhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda (1893 – 1952), best known as the author of Autobiography of a Yogi, was the first guru from India to make his home permanently in the United States. He showed how through meditation one can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality. He taught an ancient meditation technique known as Kriya Yoga, by which one can quickly attain Self-realization.

Find out about our Autobiography of a Yogi app, for daily wisdom on your smartphone!


New!! DIVINE WILL HEALING: The Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda taught specific techniques to to heal ourselves as well as others. In this course, we will learn to connect with and awaken the divine healing energy that flows within each individual. These techniques have been found to overcome physical, mental and spiritual diseases including serious illnesses. Register now!!!