Swami Nirmalananda

Meet Swami Nirmalananda

She guides seekers to their own Divine Essence, sharing her incredible knowledge through her humor as well as her caring presence. Easily accessible through free programs, in retreats and trainings, in our online library and through telephone programs, she delights in seeing you come to know your Self. Swamiji's Bio

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Blossoming Forth

Donate now to support the Ashram’s a dynamic process of expansion, already underway.  Growth is expansive, but it is also expensive, so we need your help to better serve you and the many who are finding their way to us.  As our organization blossoms into its own future, its purpose remains unchanged — to support your blossoming into your Divinity. READ MORE


The Svaroopa® Sciences

Yoga based in Grace. All our practices invoke the inner revelation of your own Divinity. Svaroopa® yoga poses feature precision with compassion, while Svaroopa® Vidya meditation propels you deep within from the very beginning.

India Trip

India Trip 2015

Our early morning chant began with Swamiji’s new translation of Guru Gita verses. Here you see the yogis’ deep focus and open hearts, as they began delving into the profound teachings in this ancient text. Our next group leaves for Ganeshpuri on February 7, 2015 and has 12 heavenly days of practices in the land of yoga.


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Fund Raising Campaign

We are blossoming forth in a dynamic process that comes from the work of our teachers, staff and sevites and the generosity of our many donors.  We need your support.  So many of you helped us survive recent challenges; now help us thrive!  Donate now, in any amount, as a one-time donation or a monthly pledge providing continuing support.  BLOSSOMING FORTH




Lighting Fire


We spent an ecstatic day in our 2013 India trip, with the traditional fire ceremony burning away karmas, fears and resistances. Honored as the fire of yoga, the source of light and life, we are looking forward to another yaj~na in February 2015, as part of our retreat with Swami Nirmalananda in Ganeshpuri.  GANESHPURI’S Grace


News and Updates

Recent Satsang talks - From Australia trip

Blog 10/28:  Let us All Blossom Forth Together by Prakash (Daviid) Falbaum

Blog 10/23:  Blossoming Forth by Amala Lynn Cattafi Heinlein

Blog 10/21: Continue to Blossom Forth by Rudrani (Rosemary) Nogue

November Contemplation Article: More Alive, More Joyous, More You    (read by Yogeshwari)

Blog 10/9: Recieving and Giving Support by Peter Gallagher

Blog 10/9: The Website that Seva Built by Rama (Ruth) Brooke

Blog 10/7: Blossoming Forth by Swami Nirmalananda



Daily E-Quote

Most people are looking for life’s events to make them feel both more joyous and more alive.  — Swamiji & Vidyadevi