Nayaswamis Narayan & Dharmadevi

Nayaswamis Narayan & Dharmadevi are disciples of Paramhansa Yogananda. At Swami Kriyananda’s request, they moved to Los Angeles and became the spiritual directors of Ananda LA in 2010.
Prior to that, they lived at Ananda Village in Northern California. There, Narayan helped manage the publishing arm of Ananda, Crystal Clarity and Dharmadevi started Ananda Online Classes (now called Online With Ananda) and the Ananda Virtual Community.Narayan and Dharmadevi were made Ananda ministers, Lightbearers, and Kriyacharyas by Nayaswamis Jyotish & Devi. They are both long-time meditators and Kriyabans, as well as certified Ananda Meditation & Yoga Instructors. It is their joy to be of service and they are available to meet in person or talk over the phone.

Tyagi Chela

It is Jennifer’s great joy to be of service leading the Ananda Thousand Oaks center. She is an Ananda Minister, a certified Ananda Meditation instructor, a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda and a Kriyaban. Jennifer enjoys sharing the teachings of Self-realization, leading classes for Ananda, meditations, satsangs, and more. She has been married for thirty-five years and is mom to two adult children. She offers a loving heart to anyone seeking support in their spiritual path. Jennifer is Author of Bhakti: Journey of Soul discovery. 

Preeti Bedi

Preeti is happy to serve at the Thousand Oaks Ananda Center. She is a certified meditation teacher, a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, and a Kriyaban. She has a loving heart, and enjoys sharing spiritual teachings and teaching meditation. She believes in seeking clarity, and receiving life’s answers through meditation.