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    Karma Yoga – Our Life

    Q: Swamiji, what is your opinion about the importance of work: the humble jobs verses the more glamorous jobs; how do we feel the same inspiration no matter what we’re doing? A: If we are on the spiritual path, I’m not talking about worldly work, (which of course, you have to just let people have […]

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    From Nirmala & Dharmadas at the  Kriya Retreat in Ananda Europa – Assissi, 2017

    Dear Friend, Here are a couple of photos, and a transcript of one of the satsangs, to share some of the inspiration we have felt during this Kriya Retreat in Assisi.  We hope you can stay after Sunday service on September 17th, when we hope to show some short videos from Ananda Europa, Ananda India, […]

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    International Kriya Conference – Assissi, 2017

    Dear Friend, We wish we could convey in words the experience of being here in Anand Europa with Kriya Yogis from all over the world. It is truly a little bit of heaven. The vibration is high and beautiful, building on the flow of energy from Spiritual Renewal Week at Ananda Village a couple of […]

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    Divine Inspiration

    Dear Great Souls, It was a joy to be part of the Spiritual Renewal Week at Ananda Village last week, and in the spirit of renewed inspiration, I thought I would share a few things. I know for myself, I always struggle with returning home after being in the blissful environment up in the community […]

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    Letter from Russia, 2017

    Yogananda Devotees in Ekaterinburg, Russia Dear friend, We traveled to Russia with Dharmadas’ father, Sam, and sister, Beth, to explore a village on the Volga river where Sam’s parents lived before they immigrated to the United States in 1912. We flew into Moscow, and from there flew to Saratov. In one day, we found an […]

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    A Fourth Letter from India

    Wednesday morning, February 17th, Dharmadas and I flew to Pune to give a satsang at the beautiful new center in Pune city run by Bramachari Aditya. We spent two nights there, while the others in the family flew back to Delhi to prepare for a day trip to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on Thursday. They loved this adventure!

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    A Third Letter from India

    Our visit to Puri was very moving for all of us. Here is a photo of Mrs. Mahapatra, who runs this home for widows, abused women and their children, which we visited last Monday evening, and that I wrote about in the previous letter.

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    A Second Letter from India

    We just got some photos from Daya of our visit to the Delhi ashram on Friday. You can see where we had lunch out in the garden with the beautiful murtis in the background.

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    A Letter from India

    We’ve been away now for one week, and it’s been action-packed. We landed in Chicago to pick up Dharmadas’ father and two sisters, and we watched the Superbowl with them and the rest of the family.

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    Relaxing the Restless Mind

    Our modern lives are fraught with danger: traffic jams, long lines, tedious forms to fill out, exams, deadlines, family crises, work problems…

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