On this planet that we currently inhabit, there’s a little-known highway that travelers can experience, if they so desire. It’s a highway so subtle it requires a magnitude of spiritual willingness even to begin.
As a teenager, I remember hearing on the radio a popular song called How Deep is Your Love? Reflecting on my adolescent conception of love, it was all about some of those lyrics—”And you come to me on a summer breeze, keep me warm in your love then you softly leave, and it’s me you need to show, how deep is your love?”
One of the things that Yogananda professed was sound healing, which he called “the most powerful force in the universe.” Music penetrates more deeply into our consciousness, and into the brain and nervous system, than do paintings and other visual images. We have limited control over music’s effects once it enters our neural network.
Because man himself is an expression of the Creative Word, sound has the most potent and immediate effect, offering a way to remembrance of divine origin. – P. Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi
Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere. There are now robot bees that can pollinate plants, and AI emotion recognition for job interviews. Anything that previously required human intelligence is now being challenged.
Our group came from Singapore, Germany, India, New York City, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Sacramento, and Ananda Village. We ranged in age from 16 to 86 and everything in between. Here we are at the Hatshepsut Temple near Luxor, Egypt. Join us in November, 2025 for our next tour.
Can cataclysms get any bigger than they are now? The year was 1989. I was standing in my agency’s wobbly second story loft, just a few blocks from Stanford, where I once worked. My mind was riveted on a deadline. Co-workers were finishing last-minute conversations, trying to get the most out of an 8-hour work day. It was a few minutes past 5:00 pm. Suddenly, I felt the loft toss and rumble, a large truck navigating the garage below. I stared out the east-facing window as a sea of mountains bobbed up and down. Oh no, this is the big one.
October 20-22, 2023. Rancho Mirage, California. CPAK was founded by Walter Cruttenden, an SRF member and former board member of Ananda College. This year’s dynamic line-up includes Graham Hancock (Netflix’s Ancient Apocalypse), plus Egypt symbologist & Intuitive Patricia Awyan Lehman.
When I was 16, I couldn’t wait to be 21. And when I turned 21, I couldn’t wait to be 22. Here are 22 things I wish I’d known before I turned 22 to celebrate the year 2022:
One of the holy places we’ll visit during our pilgrimage to Greece and Crete is the monastery of “Luke of Steris”, or “Luke the Wonder-Worker”, who lived from 896 to 953 AD. Here are some interesting facts about this Greek Saint…