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  • Nayaswami Anandi | Expanding Light
    Bhagavad Gita by Paramhansa Yogananda as remembered by his disciple Swami Kriyananda we read this The unenlightened man sinks back at death into the negative sleep state Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 10 Comments What Are You Thinking Posted on July 18 2015 by Nayaswami Anandi Yogananda made an amazing statement in Autobiography of a Yogi Thoughts are universally and not individually rooted I have found this statement so valuable We can release the idea that our thoughts are ours personally Instead our thoughts reflect the Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Tagged Autobiography of a Yogi yogananda 9 Comments The Cure for Regret Posted on April 17 2015 by Nayaswami Anandi When a loved one dies we are likely to feel both the sadness of loss as well as grateful memories of many happy experiences together Sometimes we also feel regret why wasn t I more patient or understanding or insightful We Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 7 Comments How to Pray Posted on January 26 2015 by Nayaswami Anandi C S Lewis said Many people want to serve God Usually in an advisory capacity Sometimes it s easy to think we know better than God how this world should be He certainly has allowed a lot of suffering Perhaps he needs our Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 1 Comment The Slenderest Ray of Light Posted on October 13 2014 by Nayaswami Anandi There s a passage from Yogananda that has been very helpful for me in overcoming challenges and tests Never allow your courage or your quick wit in the face of difficulties to become paralyzed When unexpected problems overwhelm you with avalanchine Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 5 Comments Developing a Habit of Meditation Posted on April 10 2014 by Nayaswami Anandi I

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  • Meditation Teacher Training | Expanding Light
    from MTT I started a meditation group in my workplace I work at what was a very stressful office and I have been amazed how this Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training Tagged Contribution to World Peace Leave a comment Healing on All Levels Posted on January 4 2016 by Nayaswami Diksha Paramhansa Yogananda emphasized the importance of taking care of all parts of ourselves He said that as mortals we are triune beings and we long for freedom from all varieties of suffering Our needs are Healing of bodily diseases Healing Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training Superconscious Living Leave a comment How to Find Calmness Posted on September 26 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha I have memories from my childhood of getting very excited and happy when my parents took me to the circus I was happy when summer vacation from school finally arrived and when we were served ice cream on Saturday afternoon Continue reading Posted in Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Leave a comment Teaching Meditation to People with Addictions by Lila Dodge Posted on September 6 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha I came to Ananda Meditation Teacher Training in October 2014 to gain skills I could use in my work at a detox center in Southern California Last week I taught a meditation class to a small group of young addicts It Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment Lessons in Humility and Courage Posted on June 20 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha In his book The Holy Science Swami Sri Yukteswar Paramhansa Yogananda s guru writes that fear is one of the eight meannesses of the heart and a serious obstacle to progress on the spiritual path Overcoming fears of any kind always Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment How to Overcome Nervousness Posted on May 10 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha Taken from a talk by Swami Kriyananda One of the major reasons for nervousness is the fear of change When we re attached to the way things are we suffer when change comes Most people are committed to going in one Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 4 Comments The Journey Home Posted on May 10 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha The practice of meditation can be described as a journey back home back to our native land as Paramhansa Yogananda called it As we practice meditation we find that the journey is not always easy At the end of summer Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment Older posts Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people Meditation Teacher Support Center Articles About Meditation Inspiration for Your Teaching Short Stories All Articles Advice Ask a Question Past Questions Answers Post Categories Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Superconscious Living About Expanding Light Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Posts

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  • Contribution to World Peace | Expanding Light
    symptoms e g significant reductions in anxiety depression blood pressure chronic pain Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training Tagged Contribution to World Peace Leave a comment Testimonials for one of our Meditation Teachers Posted on January 25 2016 by Nayaswami Anandi After Gloria s 4 week meditation class series in Florida she received this feedback The meditation techniques Gloria shares are incredibly powerful in their simplicity Even after nine years of meditating what I learned in this workshop helped me go very deep Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training Tagged Contribution to World Peace Leave a comment Changing One Woman Changed an Office Posted on January 14 2016 by Nayaswami Anandi From Melani an Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Graduate As soon as I got home from MTT I started a meditation group in my workplace I work at what was a very stressful office and I have been amazed how this Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training Tagged Contribution to World Peace Leave a comment Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people Categories About Expanding Light Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Superconscious Living Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Recent Posts Adriana s Meditation Student Doctor s Experience Teaching Meditation Testimonials for one of our Meditation Teachers Changing One Woman Changed an Office Healing on All Levels Archives January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 December 2013 November 2013 August 2013 June 2013 May 2013

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  • Nayaswami Diksha | Expanding Light
    serious obstacle to progress on the spiritual path Overcoming fears of any kind always Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment What Is Spiritual Surrender Posted on June 20 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha In the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda spiritual surrender means self offering of one s will to God It is not passive It is an active surrender to the will of God How does one do it Swami Kriyananda said that only by Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 1 Comment How to Overcome Nervousness Posted on May 10 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha Taken from a talk by Swami Kriyananda One of the major reasons for nervousness is the fear of change When we re attached to the way things are we suffer when change comes Most people are committed to going in one Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 4 Comments The Journey Home Posted on May 10 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha The practice of meditation can be described as a journey back home back to our native land as Paramhansa Yogananda called it As we practice meditation we find that the journey is not always easy At the end of summer Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment After I Graduated Posted on March 31 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha By Kathleen Lubanski RN NP I graduated from the Ananda Meditation Teacher Training in July 2014 The seeds that were planted while I attended the meditation teacher training are starting to sprout What do I mean by this Well my desire to know Continue reading Posted in Meditation Teacher Training 1 Comment Expand Your Consciousness to Infinity Posted on March 31 2015 by Nayaswami Diksha In our everyday life it s easy to get caught in the little details and become tense

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  • Superconscious Living | Expanding Light
    Posted in Superconscious Living 1 Comment How to Feel God s Presence Posted on November 3 2015 by Nayaswami Anandi Recently at Ananda Village in a study group on The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita by Paramhansa Yogananda as remembered by his disciple Swami Kriyananda we read this The unenlightened man sinks back at death into the negative sleep state Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 10 Comments How to Have Spiritual Relationships Posted on October 3 2015 by Uddhava Ramsden Each one of us is uniquely special in our soul nature We have all been created and sustained by the Divine Light The problem is we forgot and when we forget we became small and afraid no longer able to share Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment Pray for It Posted on September 14 2015 by Satyana Willard One day my nephew Carson and I were playing chase in the house He hit his elbow on a table and after letting out a wail started rubbing it as the corners of his little mouth turned down He was Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 5 Comments Never Give Up Posted on August 29 2015 by Nayaswami Mukti Most of us have experienced times of bliss in our spiritual lives and even a sense of ease that has given us great encouragement in our spiritual journey During these times we feel sure of God s grace in our lives Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living 5 Comments An Ayurvedic Retreat Posted on July 24 2015 by Maitri Jones A few years ago I made a very wise decision to travel to Southern India for an Ayurvedic Retreat in Kerala with Gyandev and Diksha McCord Adjusting to the empty nest phase of life at that time I felt it was Continue reading Posted in Spiritual Travel Tagged Ayurveda Healing Kerala travel 1 Comment What Are You Thinking Posted on July 18 2015 by Nayaswami Anandi Yogananda made an amazing statement in Autobiography of a Yogi Thoughts are universally and not individually rooted I have found this statement so valuable We can release the idea that our thoughts are ours personally Instead our thoughts reflect the Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Tagged Autobiography of a Yogi yogananda 9 Comments Older posts Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people Spiritual Growth Mindful Living Strengthening Your Inner Life Spiritual Relationships Wisdom of Yogananda Karma Yoga Post Categories Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Superconscious Living About Expanding Light Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Posts for Superconscious Living Healing on All Levels Seclusion of the Heart Make Me a Channel of Thy Peace Music for Going Deeply Within How to Feel God s Presence How to Have Spiritual Relationships Pray for It Never Give Up An Ayurvedic Retreat What Are You

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  • Badri Matlock | Expanding Light
    me I hope you leave here often enough that Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment The Joy of Now Posted on August 25 2014 by Badri Matlock This past week featured an annual highlight at Ananda and at The Expanding Light Spiritual Renewal Week A tradition established in the early years of Ananda by Swami Kriyananda Spiritual Renewal Week aka SRW is packed with inspirational classes Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment Gita says Posted on June 11 2014 by Badri Matlock At The Expanding Light this week I am involved with an intensive spiritual study course The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita In it we explore the depth and application of the Bhagavad Gita the most beloved and complete Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment Portable Paradise Posted on February 21 2014 by Badri Matlock Over the past several years I have been fortunate to find both home and family in a most unusual setting in spiritual community at Ananda Village We tend not to think of things as being unusual here but in fact Continue reading Posted in Sustainable Living 6 Comments Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people About the Author Badri Matlock a certified Ananda Yoga and Meditation Teacher is one of the main teachers in the Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program and co directs community internship programs Categories About Expanding Light Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Superconscious Living Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Recent Posts Adriana s Meditation Student Doctor s Experience Teaching Meditation Testimonials for one of our Meditation Teachers Changing One Woman Changed an Office Healing on All Levels Archives January 2016

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  • Annapurna LaCour | Expanding Light
    up Continue reading Posted in Yoga Leave a comment Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people Categories About Expanding Light Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Superconscious Living Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Recent Posts Adriana s Meditation Student Doctor s Experience Teaching Meditation Testimonials for one of our Meditation Teachers Changing One Woman Changed an Office Healing on All Levels Archives January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 December 2013 November 2013 August 2013 June 2013 May 2013 February 2013 January 2013 January 2012 September 2007 March 2007 June 2006 December 2005 March 2004 October 2003 March 2003 October 2002 Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org The Expanding Light Retreat 14618 Tyler Foote Rd Nevada City California 95959 Toll free 800 346 5350 Outside US 530 478 7518 Contact Us Newsletter Privacy Policy Media

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  • Nayaswami Nityananda | Expanding Light
    that you want more candy I do better when I resist the initial temptation than Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment The Ultimate Design Build Posted on June 28 2014 by Nayaswami Nityananda We are the results of God s own design build initiative Design build is a construction term that means both the design and the construction of a project is overseen by a single entity Design build is similar to the truly traditional Master Builder Continue reading Posted in Nature and Spirit Leave a comment Devotion in the Workplace Posted on April 24 2014 by Nayaswami Nityananda It can be quite a challenge to hold onto a devotional feeling in the workplace It can be helpful to have a photo or photos that bring out a feeling of devotion in you In some workplaces you may not Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment An exciting ride Posted on February 9 2014 by Nayaswami Nityananda I truly believe what the great ones have told us that we are on a journey of Self discovery Will we make mistakes Of course Should we expect perfection of ourselves at this point Certainly not No matter the bumps along Continue reading Posted in Superconscious Living Leave a comment Have posts you are interested in sent to you when they are published Help the Expanding Light better serve people Categories About Expanding Light Meditation Meditation Teacher Training Nature and Spirit Spiritual Travel Superconscious Living Sustainable Living Uncategorized Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Therapist Training Recent Posts Adriana s Meditation Student Doctor s Experience Teaching Meditation Testimonials for one of our Meditation Teachers Changing One Woman Changed an Office Healing on All Levels Archives January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015

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