Which way should Yogananda’s standing statue face? East to the rising sun? North over the Laurelwood valley? West to the glorious sunsets. South to the fields of wheat and developing Ananda community? How about all of the above? Imagine the statue, arms upraised in blessing and very very slowly rotating as to include the entire … More A rotating Yogananda statue?
Here is the unfinished maquette by Gary Roller imagined full size standing on a mound of flowers in the upper area of Yogananda Gardens with the giant maple tree in the background. Visualizations like this will help us make the final choice of the scale of the statue when it comes time to start to … More What would an 8-ft Yogananda statue look like?
When the Yogananda Shrine was built (See earlier blog), there was no path leading to it and the earth facing the shrine was simply cut out in an arc to form a place to sit directly on the ground. Now a good gravel path leads up to the shrine gracefully leading the visitor above and … More Finishing the Yogananda shrine
What a wonderful way to float through a rather rainy Spring into a more pleasant Summer Season at the Gardens! Yogananda Gardens has had distinguished visitors from three continents this spring. We were so delighted to welcome: first of all, in April, Surendra and Tushti, the directors of the Pune Ananda Center in India. They … More Yogananda Gardens hosts spring visitors