Yogananda Fest 2021: Strengthening the Light, Hope for a Better World

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Learn practical ways to bring strength and hope to yourself and others through meditation, yoga, music, affirmations, and inspiration.

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This has been a year of great challenge around the world. For this year’s annual Yogananda Fest, we invite you to join us in strengthening the light that is within you and connected to all those around you. Leave feeling empowered and hopeful that together, we can uplift one another and the planet.

This year, our entire offerings will be all online in a two-part segment Sunday March 7th from 10am to 2pm PST, including

  • Guided meditations & yoga for at-home getaway
  • Devotional chanting and live musical kirtan
  • Scientific Healing Affirmations & Techniques
  • Celebration of the Light and message of Paramhansa Yogananda’s book, Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Superconscious Living Exercises
  • Yoga asanas with affirmations for strengthening the inner light
  • Talks on the importance of our daily actions and practices to give hope for a better world
  • Inspirational seminar on the age of energy, importance of intuition, and trusting our inner guidance as a source of Light
  • And more…

The event will feature keynote speakers such as Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide, winners of the United Nations Global Ambassadors of Peace Award, Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi. It will also include internationally-acclaimed author and speaker, Asha Nayaswami as well as Dana Lynne Andersen, thought-leader, painter, and Director of the Academy of Art, Creativity, and Consciousness.

The event will be a combination of live music, guided meditations and yoga asana, prayer and visualization for world upliftment, and these inspirational speakers. It will be divided into two parts this year, with Part 1 going from 10am to 12pm PST, and Part 2 going from 12pm to 2pm PST.


PART 1 (10am – 12pm PST)

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome to Yogananda Fest

10:05 – 10:15 Opening Music and Introduction

10:15 – 10:20 Nayaswami Narayan: Strengthening the Light: Wisdom from the Yoga Masters of India

10:20 – 10:35 Reading from Whispers of Eternity by Paramhansa Yogananda

10:35 – 10:45 Superconsious Living Exercises

10:40 – 10:50 Guided Meditation on Light

10:50 – 11:00 Chanting and Music

11:00 – 11:10 Readings from Whispers of Eternity

11:10 – 11:40 Asha Nayaswami: Paramhansa Yogananda Lights the Way

11:40 – 11:45 Reading from Whispers of Eternity

11:45 – 12:00 Musical Break

PART 2 (12pm – 2pm PST)

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome back and Introduction to part 2

12:05 – 12:35 Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi: The Meaning of Light and Our Hope for the Future

12:35 – 12:50 Yoga Asanas with Light Affirmations for Inner Strength

12:50 – 12:55 Affirmation for Self-Healing

12:55 – 1:05 Introduction to Education for Life (EFL) with student testimonials

1:05 – 1:35 Dana Lynne Andersen: Ushering in the Emerging Age with Creativity and Consciousness

1:35 – 1:45 Peace and Harmony Prayer for the World

1:45 – 2:00 Closing Ceremony

Our event will be hosted on LiveStream at no cost, but donations are welcome (

Yogananda Fest is an inspiring annual yoga festival celebrating and sharing the teachings of the great Master, Paramhansa Yogananda. Learn practical ways to bring strength and hope to yourself and others through meditation, yoga, music, affirmations, and inspirational talks.

Get an e-copy of Paramhansa Yogananda's bestselling spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi here.

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