Dear Friends, The momentum is gathering! We received a generous seed donation toward our next steps for Ananda in Texas and we are actively looking for property to buy. Here are the results of our recent charette: 1A Buy Land Only: 1 point. 1B Buy Ashram/Church/Teaching Center: 13 points. 2A Buy Ashram/Church within Dallas and near suburbs: 11 points. 2B … Read More
A blog dedicated to the exploration and journey of the community members of Ananda Dallas as we grow together in God-realization.
Moving forward! Check out these possibilities…..
Thanks to the wonderful energy of community member, Bo Hale, we have some real possibilities that we are checking out. Turns out she’s a realtor with a lot of enthusiasm. Envision with us our new home! https://matrix.ntreis.net/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?p=DE-297668762-277&k=3668999X8b0B&eml=bWFpdHJpQGFuYWhhdC5vcmc= https://matrix.ntreis.net/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?p=DE-297668640-559&k=3668999X8b0B&eml=bWFpdHJpQGFuYWhhdC5vcmc= https://matrix.ntreis.net/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?p=DE-297482401-225&k=3668999X8b0B&eml=bWFpdHJpQGFuYWhhdC5vcmc=
We have our Affirmation!
After much input and revising, we have our affirmation!Join us in repeating daily our new affirmation for manifesting the future home for Ananda Texas! The Great Masters of Kriya Yoga are guiding and drawing to us the perfect expression of a new home for Ananda Texas that serves as a Beacon of Light to all truth seekers!
In Search of an Affirmation
Paramhansa Yogananda was a big proponent of the use of affirmations.“Words saturated with sincerity, conviction, faith and intuition are like highly explosive vibration bombs, which when set off, shatter rocks of difficulties and create the change desired.” he said. Swami Kriyananda, founder of Ananda, said “Affirmations when repeated with deep concentration, can change us on levels of the mind over … Read More
More from Michael on Successful Spiritual Community
We are working to get as many experienced spiritual community builders to share with us for Sunday Satsang. All the satsangs are recorded for folks to view later as well. This is part two of Michael Gornik’s satsang. It contains the Q and A portion which looks more closely at some of the nuts and bolts of establishing the physical … Read More
The Four Pillars of Community
Last Sunday Michael Gornik was our guest for the Sunday Satsang. Michael was the Ananda Village manager for many years and co-founder, along with his wife Ann, of Polestar Community in Hawaii. That community has existed since the early 2000’s. We invited him to share with us what he has learned from building spiritual community and what he found works … Read More
What is Intentional Spiritual Community?
Swami Kriyananda founded multiple spiritual communities worldwide because his guru, Parmahanasa Yogananda said to do so! In a nutshell for the householder (you and I who live in the world and work conventional jobs) this is the path to Self realization. Let your gurubhais help rub off, indeed chisel off, all the rough surfaces of our egoic lives so that … Read More
Simple Living and High Thinking
With the changing times, many more folks are introspecting about what is important to them. People have had the time to reflect on this and crises always allow us an opportunity to get our priorities more in order. When you are forced to isolate by yourself or with a certain number of people for a prolonged period of time, it … Read More
Your Input is Needed
We are wanting folks who are sincerely interested in spiritual community and the next steps for Ananda Dallas to take this quick survey. Our relocation team is looking to get more information on what people want and their level of commitment/interest. This helps us formulate a plan going forward in looking for our new home. Just click this link and … Read More
A New Dawn: Building Spiritual Community in These Times
Friends, this is a blog dedicated to the exploration and journey of the community members of Ananda Dallas as we grow together in God- realization. Recently we left behind, indeed shed a former life as a teaching center, which existed as a Beacon of Light within the Metroplex for over 25 years bringing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda to thousands … Read More