“I Am Castled in God’s Presence” by Swami Chidananda Giri

In this video excerpt, Swami Chidananda Giri, president of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship, leads thousands of SRF members and friends in the practise of a powerful spiritual affirmation at the 2018 SRF World Convocation in Los Angeles. Swami Chidanandaji asks the audience to affirm with conviction words of Paramahansa Yogananda that evoke the soul […]

“Living in the Sacred Presence of the Divine Mother” by Swami Chidananda Giri


Sri Sri Swami Chidananda Giri, president and spiritual head of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship, delivers an uplifting talk on the Divine Mother aspect of God. Speaking in Dakshineswar, Kolkata while visiting India for the centenary celebrations for YSS in 2017, this was Swami Chidanandaji’s first visit to Paramahansa Yogananda’s beloved motherland after becoming […]

Inauguration of the YSS Online Dhyana Kendra — Jan. 31, 2021

Swami Chidananda Giri in Ranchi

“Group meditation is a castle that protects the new spiritual aspirants as well as the veteran meditators. Meditating together increases the degree of Self-realization of each member of the group by the law of invisible vibratory exchange of group magnetism.” – Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda We invite you to experience the inspiring launch of the […]

A New Year’s Message From Swami Chidananda Giri – 2021

New Year’s Message From Swami Chidananda Giri – 2021

Dear One, All of us in Gurudeva Paramahansa Yogananda’s ashrams wish you a joyous and fulfilling New Year – and to each of our dear friends in his worldwide spiritual family. At this time of new beginnings, we especially think of you and send our prayers that through your own faith and determination and God’s […]

2020 Christmas Message from Swami Chidananda Giri

Christmas Message 2020

Dear One, A blessed Christmas to you! I pray that God’s light and joy flow with renewed abundance into your receptive heart — and the hearts of all our spiritual family and friends around the world — throughout this holy season. May the special blessings of Christ and the Masters lift each of us into […]

Swami Chidananda Giri on Paramahansa Yogananda’s Concept of Freedom

Swami Chidananda Giri on Paramahansa Yogananda’s Concept of Freedom

October 2020 marks 100 years since Paramahansa Yogananda’s first talk in America, given on October 6, 1920, on the topic of “The Science of Religion.” The event at which he spoke, an International Congress of Religious Liberals in Boston, had gathered to discuss “the real meaning of freedom,” in honour of the 300th anniversary of […]