Spiritual Life

Celebrate The Power of Yoga

It comes as no surprise the popularity of yoga in both eastern and western cultures is booming. Within this age of information, our lifestyles are becoming increasingly rapid, bringing about more stress and less contentment. Yoga practice has proven not only to help relieve physical and emotional tension, but its deeper, more subtle, effects can revolutionize our lives. Why is … Read More

Through Life Changes, Love is the Answer

Greetings friends, Life has recently taken many changes. And where there is change, there’s also a sense of uncertainty as to where these changes may lead to. Within the last month, I’ve stepped into a new, and beautiful, relationship, changed jobs from outdoor work to cubicle life, and moved back to Ananda Village. All these shifts are wonderful and very … Read More

Health and Healing

We are Light

Spiritual Life

Christmas Message

A Christmas Message From Paramhansa Yogananda December 1950 My Christmas wish for you this year is twofold: that the consciousness of Christ be manifest in you through deep meditation, and that your exemplary actions will persuade others to abandon their evil or worldly ways and become spiritual. Both meditation and action are necessary on the spiritual path, for they contribute … Read More

Spiritual Life

Choosing Is Not Always Easy

I had a dream!  It was a late fall evening, the air was crisp and carried a refreshing wave of moisture due the presence of the nearby ocean.  My heart was fixed on the anticipation of surfing good waves as the sun was setting.  There was a sense of urgency, due to the fact that night was falling fast and … Read More

Yoga and Meditation

Breathe

Spiritual Life

Divine Service Everywhere

Crystal Hermitage Garden, Statue of Yogananda welcoming me home, into Stillness.       I recently arrived ‘home’ to the Ananda Village in Northern California after traveling to the East Coast with the intention to share the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.  My journey brought me to the 5th Annual Nantucket Yoga Festival, New York City and Rhode Island.  I often enjoy traveling … Read More

Spiritual Life

Smile

Today, I led Yogananda’s Peace and Harmony Prayer Webinar for Online with Ananda. The usual routine when I do these webinars, is to go into the studio and make sure the mic and laptop are in place, sound check, camera check, and choose the readings for the day…Today was no different….But, what made today special was a sweet synchronicity that … Read More

Spiritual Life

Happy Spring

Spring time is here in Northern California.  It is a time of renewal, a time for self-improvement, and an opportunity to offer ourselves to something higher.  Let us take a moment each day to stop and witness the beauty all around us.  Paramhansa Yogananda often share that we should: “Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all … Read More