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November and December of 2009 saw the first two formal ceremonies initiating renunciates into the Nayaswami Order. The first was held in Assisi, Italy and conducted by Nayaswami Kriyananda. The second was at Ananda Village in California, led by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi.

Talks by Nayaswami Kriyananda

If you want to be a true nayaswami, get rid of the very capacity to have desires, emotional ups and downs, and attachments — the sense of “I.”

—Nayaswami Kriyananda

Talks by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi
Spiritual Directors of Ananda Sangha Worldwide
Ananda Village, November – December 2009

If we haven't yet achieved Samadhi, we should strive to live as if we had.

—Nayaswami Jyotish

Audio Slide Show of the Nayaswami Order Initiations
Ananda Assisi and Ananda Village, 2009. 2 minutes

We are gathered today on a very sacred occasion. The vows we are taking are between us, individually, and God. Let us be fierce and determined in our divine resolution to live for God alone.

—Nayaswami Jyotish