Event Schedule - 12th Dec' 2021

We stand at the threshold of a new world of consciousness, a new adventure in Self-Awareness! The books, music, and programs in this fair event are designed to offer you not philosophical platitudes but wisdom drawn from the crucible of Truth and Experience, principles validated by active practice, and above all we bring before you the golden chalice of Sanaatan Dharma – that offers the most practical solutions for our day-to-day challenges.

Meet our authors and expert panels and share in their journey, the universal journey of the Soul, awakening to its highest potential.

Words reflect consciousness and in these special modules – inspirational & interactive – we hope you can find plenteous seeds of inspiration that will serve your own quest toward happiness and inner freedom!

BOOK LOUNGE AND HELP DESK: OPEN: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
(Except during keynote sessions)

Time

Speakers

Activity

9:00 AM
9:15 AM

Br. Aditya & Br. Gaurav

Welcome, Introduction, Thought for the Day
Ananda Sangha launches the first-of-its-kind Annual Spiritual Book Fair bringing you over 150 books and music compositions.

What is the Ananda Book Fair about? How can it help you? Join Br. Aditya & Br. Gaurav as they launch the event and take you through an overview of the day.

9:15 AM
10:00 AM

Nayaswami Jyotish, Nayaswami Devi

Keynote: Autobiography of a Yogi – Celebrating 75 Years of Spreading the Light

Words carry vibrations. When we read, write, speak, we absorb and become instruments for them. In this session, explore with Ananda Worldwide Spiritual Directors – Nayaswami Jyotish & Nayaswami Devi – how the power of written words can inspire new realities and transform existing ones. Nayaswami Jyotish & Nayaswami Devi are also prolific authors, whose works inspire people around the world.

10:00 AM
10:15 AM

Shurjo, Narayani

Choral Music: Philosophy in Song – I

Swami Kriyananda has composed many pieces of music, among them being a beautiful collective that he describes as – Philosophy in Song – set to choral music. This musical pause will introduce you to some of the finest pieces of music that open our consciousness to the eternal wisdom of Spirit.

10:15 AM
10:45 AM

Br. Aditya interviews Asha Nayaswami

Meet the Author: Asha Nayaswami
Asha Nayaswami is among the best writer cum speaker of Ananda Worldwide. Her books, talks, articles, blogs inspire many thousands around the world. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Asha in person talk abut her books, her experience in writing them, and the power of Truth as a vehicle for uplifting and transforming our lives.

10:45 AM
11:15 AM

Keshava Betts

Music to Awaken SuperConsciousness: An Experiential Session

Swami Kriyananda composed over 400 pieces of music that introduced a new kind of music to the world: music that expresses spiritual aspiration and a desire for a more meaningful way of life. It is simple, yet beautiful. In this experiential session, David Eby and Keshava Betts, both accomplished permorning artists, take us on a journey into the sylvan realms of soul bliss.

11:15 AM
11:45 AM

Nayaswami Jaya, Nayaswami Dhyana

Keynote: Self-Realization: The Universal Goal
“Self-realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you; that God’s omnipresence is your omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing.” Join our India Spiritual Directors, Nayaswami Jaya & Nayaswami Dhyana, to explore the power of these soul-inspiring words from the experience of living over 50 years on the path of yoga.

11:45 AM
12:15 PM

Panel: Tyagi Shurjo, Nitendra, Praneeta, Latha

What’s in the Book? Theme: Leadership & Success
Many years ago, a doctor asked Swami Kriyananda: How can I attain material success and yet be dharmic in my ways? It was the seed for one of Swamiji’s stellar writings on how to obtain material success through yoga principles. What constitutes success? Can we attain success without compromising principles? Explore these and other questions on Success with our panel of experts.

12:15 PM
12:30 PM

Baraquiel, Shamini

Chants: Opening the Heart 

Yogananda’s chants introduce us to a unique and powerful form of chanting – affirmations set to music that begin to dissolve the habit grooves in our brain by devotional repetition. Stay tuned to this session for a new devotional and inspiring way to transform yourself.

12:30 PM
1:00 PM

Panel: Nayaswami Devarshi, Tyagi Keshava

What’s in the Book? Theme: Scriptures: Whispers from Eternity

Interpretation of the scriptures was a significant aspect of Yoganandaji’s mission. “Millions will find God through this book” – he said of the Bhagavad Gita. He wrote extensive commentaries on the Bible, Patanjali, Omar Khayyam. A book of Prayers written by Yoganandaji is one of the most remarkable scriptures given by God. Join our panel of experts as they shed light on these momentous works of Light.

1:00 PM
1:15 PM

Tyagi Shurjo, Tyagi Narayani

Choral Music: Philosophy in Song – II

It is time again to enjoy the power of music to uplift, relax, and inspire.

1:15 PM
1:45 PM

Panel: Dr. Radhika, Dr. Amar, Ashish C

What’s in the Book? Theme: Health & Healing
Learn more about the powerful system of healing teachings – Divine Will Healing – as explained by Paramhansa Yogananda. Will and energy are the two essential agents that draw the curative life force into the body. What does the Master say about healing – Can all diseases be cured? Can we heal ourselves? How can we send and receive healing energy? Join our panel of experts as they dive into key concepts of healing and how we can all be instruments.

1:45 PM
2:00 PM

Baraquiel, Shamini

Chant + Mantra + Affirmation: Unique Expressions

The music of Swami Kriyananda channels the vibration of Aum. The songs and chants written and composed by Swami Kriyananda were given to him as a divine gift, which he then expressed as music. Listen to more of these divine chants, mantras, and open your consciousness to their divine gifts of peace and joy.

2:00 PM
2:30 PM

Interactive Breakout Rooms

Room 1: Book Lounge & Help Desk
Break-out rooms provide a more intimate forum where you can join our experts in diving deep into a book, listening to stories and readings, practicing some helpful tips, techniques together and many more fun and uplifting activities. Each break-out room represents a section of books that offer an enlightened perspective, tools, practical solutions, stories and experiences as a beacon of light for our own daily struggles. Come and explore the wide spectrum of inspiration we offer through various books in each of these categories. Let Truth empower your journey!

Dr. Amar, Dr. Radhika, Br. Blezy

Room #: Health & Healing
Discover the yogic secrets behind glowing health & vitality. Are all diseases curable? What is it that cures. What causes disease. Find answers to these and other pertinent questions in our Health & Healing room.

Aryavan, Seema, Prisha, Niyatti

Room #: Parenting & Education
We teach children how to solve problems in mathematics, but give them nothing to help them solve the problems in their personal lives. Visit the Parenting & Education room to learn more about how we can truly prepare our children to meet life’s challenges.

Ashis, Hari, Nitendra, Praneeta

Room #: Spirituality in Daily Life [Wisdom of Yogananda]
We live in a world of duality. And, experience the heights of happiness and the depth of sorrow, the charm of good health, the pain of disease. Nothing ever seems to be permanent. How do we live through these constantly alternating currents of energy? The Spirituality in Daily Life room will share nuggets of wisdom from Yogananda’s teachings – that are practical yet profound, simple yet powerful in helping us rise above the waves of duality.

Chika, Shyama, Harsh

Room #: Ananda Yoga
Ananda Yoga brings yoga back to its spiritual roots. Visit our Ananda Yoga room to experience the true power of yoga, unlock energetic blocks, and realize the power of posture and affirmations in feeling more healthful and alive.

Br. Devendra, Nayaswami Suvarna

Room #: Scriptures
Paramhansa Yoganandaji wrote extensive unparalleled commentaries on some of the world’s best scriptures. The Scriptures room will take you through a fascinating journey of stories, inspiration, and reflections that reveal the infinite intelligence that attends all life.

Tyagi Narayani, Tyagi Shurjo, Dolly G

Room #: Leadership & Success
We all are born to lead well, to succeed well. Yet, why do we not have faith in this truth? The journey begins with our self. Interact with our experts in the Leadership & Success room to share, ask, and explore. The principles, as shared by Yogananda and Kriyananda, are drawn from living and experiencing eternal dharmic principles of leadership & success.

Dithi, Sangeetaji, Niraj, Rajesh

Room #: Autobiography of a Yogi
“The messenger of God,” as Paramhansa Yogananda called the book – has been silently transforming world consciousness for the last 75 years. On this historic ocassion, come celebrate the book with us – in the Autobiography of a Yogi room, we will have a fun quiz, discover the pearls of wisdom hidden in its pages, and draw its power into our daily lives.

Baraquiel, Shamini

Room #: Music & The Arts

Music not only influences consciousness, but it, in fact, creates consciousness,” said Swami Kriyananda. Learn to chant, sing and dive deep into the joy of your being. This room will introduce you to the secrets of enjoying music with an open heart and an uplifted spirit.

Amit P, Neha, Harish, Br. Premdas

Room #: Kriya Yoga & Meditation
The science of Kriya is based on the inner yogic science, taught by advanced yogis since ancient times, and systematically described and taught by the lineage of Kriya Masters for over 150 years. Visit the Kriya Yoga & Meditation room to learn more about Kriya Yoga, ask any questions that you may have, and to explore deeper facets of the practice with our experts.

Gaurav & Team

Room #: Treasures Along the Path
Treasures Along the Path is an inspirational collective of the wisdom of Yogananda as shared by Swami Kriyananda. Join our Treasures room to explore the breadth of talks, stories, and experiences gleaned from a lifetime of discipleship.

2:30 PM

Br. Aditya & Br. Gaurav

Close with Healing Prayers for the World & Announcements

2:40 PM Onwards

Zenia, Ashwini, Deepa

Room #: Book Lounge Active for Browsing & Purchases

Sangeeta P, Dolly, Rajesh

Room #: Corporate/Opportunity Desk

BOOK LOUNGE

OPEN ALL DAY

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Join a keynote discussion or a meditation sessi, so many sessions to chose from. a day filled with joy, peace calm and knowledge. Join all of us and share the day to create Joy.