Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi are dynamic emissaries of Paramhansa Yogananda, best-selling author of Autobiography of a Yogi. They travel the world sharing Yogananda’s teachings and the blessings of the practical and heart-opening path of Kriya Yoga.
With his best-selling book, How to Meditate: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Art and Science of Meditation, Jyotish has touched over 250,000 people with meditation. Together, Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi wrote Touch of Light, after their popular blog illuminating Yogananda’s teachings for spiritualizing daily life.
Jyotish and Devi lead Ananda, a global spiritual movement of people living the change they want to see in the world. Guided by the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, Ananda will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. For nearly 50 years, Jyotish and Devi trained under Swami Kriyananda, a direct disciple of Yogananda and Ananda’s founder. Before his passing in 2013, Kriyananda named Nayaswami Jyotish as dharmacharya, his spiritual successor, and asked Jyotish and Devi to serve as Spiritual Directors of Ananda.
Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi touch each person with friendship. Their clear, centered energy delivers spiritual insight with a delightful joy in people’s individual path.