10 episodes

“People are more important than things” and “Many Hands Make a Miracle” These are the unofficial credos of Ananda, a global spiritual movement, founded by Swami Kriyananda, based on the teachings of his guru, Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. Hosts, Colleen Corwell and Rachel Schroeder virtually welcome the people that are Ananda into their homes for a behind-the-scenes peek into the path of Self-Realization. Each week hear how these pioneers meet their challenges and celebrate their victories and discover new facets of yoga, meditation, the arts, education, wellness and healing, sacred pilgrimage and how to be happy all the time!

Ananda Live from New York! Colleen Corwell and Rachel Schroeder

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“People are more important than things” and “Many Hands Make a Miracle” These are the unofficial credos of Ananda, a global spiritual movement, founded by Swami Kriyananda, based on the teachings of his guru, Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. Hosts, Colleen Corwell and Rachel Schroeder virtually welcome the people that are Ananda into their homes for a behind-the-scenes peek into the path of Self-Realization. Each week hear how these pioneers meet their challenges and celebrate their victories and discover new facets of yoga, meditation, the arts, education, wellness and healing, sacred pilgrimage and how to be happy all the time!

    Nayaswami Nalini

    Nayaswami Nalini

    Death is inevitable. It’s also an intrinsic part of life. In Western cultures, however, death is considered a taboo topic which contributes to widespread fear and difficulty in facing it. Self-Realization offers a view of death not as an end, but as a...

    • 48 min
    Dana Lynne Andersen

    Dana Lynne Andersen

    According to Ananda founder, Swami Kriyananda, the true purpose of art is to expand consciousness and connect to the divine. Dana Lynne Andersen’s multi-disciplinary artwork, teaching and activism show us how. Visionary founder of Awakening Arts Network...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Jayadev Jaerschky

    Jayadev Jaerschky

    In these tumultuous times, Jayadev Jaerschky shows us how to change the world by changing ourselves. By opening his heart to devotion, he completely transformed from a challenging intellectual to a warm-hearted disciple and teacher who now helps others...

    • 49 min
    Nayaswami Anandi

    Nayaswami Anandi

    Nayaswami Anandi is the living memory of Ananda. A founding member, she arrived in 1971 and almost immediately began sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. She's acted in key roles over the years, including editor of Ananda's publishing wing,...

    • 1 hr
    Devalila Veenhof

    Devalila Veenhof

    What to do in troubling times? This question is more relevant today than ever. Devalila Veenhof, Director of Ananda Kriya Sangha for North and South America shares key insights with Rachel. She recollects Swami Kriyananda advising devotees in tumultuous...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Nayaswami Premdas

    Nayaswami Premdas

    “Environment is stronger than will power.” According to Paramhansa Yogananda, who stresses the importance of spending time with other devotees. Nayaswami Premdas’s life serves as a quintessential example of this principle, whether in person or...

    • 1 hr 13 min

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