Enrich Life with Ananda Yoga

Energy and joy flood my body cells! Joy descends to me! My previous blog, ‘Ananda Yoga and Personal Growth,’ is an expression of my journey, impression, and understanding of Yoga in my mind’s eye, and how at Ananda Sangha different aspects of Yoga were beautifully unfolded to me through the techniques, teachings and writings of my Guru Paramhansa Yogananda and … Read More

Vrikasana

Ananda Yoga and Personal Growth

I was magnetized to Ananda Sangha in 2012 for two reasons. First, to learn how to meditate and deepen my practice. Second, because my beloved Gurudev Paramhansa Yogananda was the strongest magnet. Reading Autobiography of a Yogi changed my life for the best! As a youth, I was fascinated with Yoga and Pranayama techniques and the magic they do, but … Read More

Practice Group

Opening the Heart Through Ananda Yoga

I started my full time seva in Ananda Pune in January 2016. At the end of November, Adityaji and Gaurav told me to join the Ananda Yoga Teacher training course starting in the first week of December. I wanted to join but did not know how I will stay into that training. Training began with Nayaswami Bhajanaji. Each day there … Read More

Nayaswami Gyandev

Flowers Along My Path: Learning Ananda Yoga from Yogis

When I experienced a strong desire to learn Yoga, the universe responded by sending me good teachers. This blog is on my Yoga teachers, some lessons learnt and inspiration gained. When I started to see benefits to my well being, my interest in Yoga grew deeper. I have learnt yoga from different traditions. However, it is with Ananda Yoga that … Read More

Jyoti in Vrikasana

Creating a Home Ananda Yoga Practice

When I first started teaching Ananda Yoga, I was so happy that I was able to teach 3 classes a week at the centre and one class at home. But my happiness was short lived as it suddenly struck me—could I really call myself a teacher if I did not have a practice of my own in which I prepared … Read More