Nayaswami Asha is a lifelong disciple of the great spiritual master and world teacher Paramhansa Yogananda (author of the classic Autobiography of a Yogi), and studied for more than forty years with Yogananda’s close and direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda. Asha has devoted her life to bringing spiritual understanding to others through teaching, counseling, and writing. Toward that end, her lectures in the United States and around the world, her letters to spiritual seekers, and other writings are made freely available through her website: NayaswamiAsha.org. Asha is director of the spiritual community at Ananda Palo Alto. She is also the author of Swami Kriyananda As We Have Known Him.