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FRANCIS, the joy of awakening

FRANCIS, the joy of awakening Francis, the joy of awakening, the play directed by Giacomo Campiotti and performed by the Ananda Assisi Community Company, continues its tour; last weekend it was presented in Rome with great success. But, how did it come about? What are the intents and purposes behind it? How is the show experienced by those who take … Read More

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TERRE DI LUCE – Vision of the Future

TERRE DI LUCE ONLINE MARKET! Let’s talk about the new things coming to Terre di Luce! Starting this March, you will be able to order our farm’s delicious, tasty and organic products online through Whatsapp. This initiative was created to offer, to those interested, the opportunity to bring Ananda to their table, as well as to support this beautiful and … Read More

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Achievements of the
Ananda Joy Choir in 2023

Let’s summarize the choir’s achievements for the year 2023 …. What have we accomplished? Thanks to the opportunities we had, it was a golden year. So much has happened. First of all, we prepared by having several “choir retreats.” In fact, we met for 4 hours on Tuesday afternoons, at least once a month, and before Christmas, even twice a … Read More

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Asha: Europe Travel Letter N° 3

October 14, 2023 Dear Friends, Yesterday we arrived back in Assisi for 3 nights before heading off again for about another two weeks. Most of the time we’ll be in Belgrade, with short visits to Prague, Vienna, and Slovenia as well. For most of November, we’ll be in Assisi, with a few short jaunts to other cities. To bring you … Read More

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Asha: Europe Travel Letter N° 2

Dear Friends, From Ananda Shanti we went to a small town called Guardabosone, which is the home of Ananda Giri. The leaders are Janaka and Bharati. Janaka was born and grew up in Guardabosone, and most of his family still lives in the town. Over the past years they have purchased several buildings and beautifully renovated them to provide the … Read More

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Yoganandafest in Germany 2023

On October 4, a small group of our community residents traveled to Hannover to serve in an event called Yoganandafest, organized by Ananda Germany. The venue was a huge complex in the countryside with various buildings — a true spiritual marketplace, largely inspired by Swami Sivananda. We had our own designated hall, which was soon transformed into a Temple dedicated to the masters of Kriya Yoga and Self-realization. With typical German … Read More

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Asha: Europe Travel Letter N° 1

Dear Friends, We left for Rome on September 25. The traveling party for this journey is Asha, Dambara, and Atul Wadhwa. Asha for most of the talking. Dambara for the music. Atul for videography and helping Ishani with social media.  Ishani isn’t traveling with us, but as Keeper of the Instagram Account and now Facebook, and Youtube as well, she … Read More

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European Retreat In The Netherlands

On the weekend of September 15, more than forty Ananda Sangha members gathered from Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom to practice Kriya Yoga together and draw inspiration from Jyotish and Devi, Ananda’s spiritual directors worldwide, and from Anand and Kirtani, our European directors. We met in the Dutch province of Limburg – a strategic geopolitical … Read More

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Ananda: a new seed
is growing in Como

There are times when things appear complicated and impossible, but if you feel a strong calmness in your heart, you know that, with the help of the Guru and by the grace of the Divine Mother, even seemingly impossible things will come to fruition. It had been months since Jacopo, Valentina, Cristina, Gandi and I had been trying to set … Read More

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In Tour with Asha: Germany

Darmstadt, our next stop, was the birthplace of Heinrich Hoffman, whose “Christ and the rich young ruler” was the portrait of Jesus that Yogananda singled out as the most suitable for altars dedicated to the line of Kriya masters. We arrived there on Friday afternoon after a seven-hour ride. Our hotel was comfortable and, fortunately, there was some time to … Read More

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In Tour with Nayaswami Asha: Netherlands

A four-hour ride took us to the south of the Netherlands. The name of the province was Limburg. Provinces of the same name can be found in Belgium and Germany: the ancient fiefdom is divided by the current state borders. Dutch Limburg is the geographical region Swami Kriyananda indicated as a possible place for an Ananda community in western Europe. … Read More

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In Tour with Nayaswami Asha: United Kingdom

Asha’s visit to the UK was long-awaited, with much joy and also curiosity.  Many of our group have followed Asha for a long time, and the thought of meeting her live was both exciting and slightly scary!  (In a good way of course! Having followed her tour around Europe, we were ready and waiting when she and Dambara finally came … Read More