What's New...

 

The Cross and The Lotus Journal, December, 2014.
Currently published on a quarterly basis. You can download the most recent issue in PDF file format, or previous issues, if you wish, at the following link: The Cross and The Lotus Journal

 

New Web Page - Movie Recommendations.
We have started a new page to suggest movies to watch. These are chosen to be spiritually uplifting and educational for those of us on the spiritual path: Great Spiritual Movies.

If you have any suggestions of your own, please send them to us.

 

David's Blog is now available

Read David's Blog


New Talk by Mother
There are new talks by Mother on her Audio Page. The new titles are:

  1. Divine Guidance (1975)
  2. The Passion of Christ (1973)
  3. Easter Service (1973)

Mother's Centenary Video streamed or downloaded from our website.
The 2011 version of Mother's Centenary Video is now available to watch here online
. Here is the link: Mother's Centenary Video (wmv file, 320x240, 360 Mb) or for a smaller version, use this link: Mother's Centenary Video (mp4 file, 65 MB). Either click on the above links or right-click them and download the file(s) onto your own hard drive.

Mother's Centenary Video is titled "Mother Hamilton: A Divine Life" This is a video that was first shown for Mother's Centenary celebrations in 2004. In 2011, the video was improved and redone and was presented for the 20th anniversary of Mother's Mahasamadhi. The above videos are web quality videos but better quality versions are available on our Publications page as regular DVD and HD DVD.

 

Memories of Mother 2nd Edition.
We now have an e-book of the 2nd Edition of our book about Mother, Memories of Mother, in pdf format. Please contact us if you want a copy in another form (booklet for printing or KIndle, for example).
You can also go to our Publications Page to get a copy of our new edition of "Memories of Mother". There is also a new DVD available about Mother's life, narrated by Yogacharya David.

 

Calendar of Events.
Upcoming events, including dates, times and places of meditations ...
The Cross and The Lotus Calendar of Events

 

Mother's Mahasamadhi Celebration, 2011
Two Audio Files now available:
David's Talk during our celebration of the 20th anniversary of Mother's Mahasamadhi.
Also available from the same day's celebrations: Devotees Readings of their articles about Mother.

New Book and DVD about Mother.
See our Publications Page to get a copy of our new edition of "Memories of Mother". There is also a new DVD available about Mother's life, narrated by Yogacharya David.

New Videos of Swami Satchidananda of Anandashram are available.
Swamiji's Web Page

Pictures from Larry and Cate Koler's Recent Trip to Anandashram
   (Jan 31 to Feb 6, 2010).

There is a new Samadhi Mandir for Swami Satchidananda that has been completed and it is very beautiful, inside and out. Also, the Centenary Hall is now a shrine. It is the scene of Swamiji's Mahasamadhi and is a wonderful place to meditate. The whole hall is set aside now as a place of silence.
Picture Page

New Talk by Mother in Honor of Papa
In celebration of Papa's (Swami Ramdas) Sannyas Day Anniversary, we are presenting a 1975 talk by Mother describing her first meeting with Papa and other experiences. This talk is titled "Balance" and is on Mother's Audio Page.
 

Reading by Swami Satchidananda
In celebration of Papa's (Swami Ramdas) Sannyas Day Anniversary, we are creating a new web page for readings by Swami Satchidananda. This first reading is of a booklet by Papa titled Thus Speaks Ramdas. This reading is in MP3 format and is also available for download directly or in Podcast. The booklet itself is also available in pdf format.

Christmas Talk by Mother.
We have put up a talk of Mother's that was given on December 23, 1973.
This talk is on
Mother's Audio Page.
 
Audio Talks Now Available.

We are glad to make some of Mother Hamilton's and Yogacharya David's talks available now. They are in MP3 format and are 45 mins. to 60 mins. in length, typically. You can download the whole file and listen to it later or you can play it directly from the site. Please note that it can take several minutes for the talk to be heard after clicking the link -- this is caused by the a combination of the size of the particular file, our website's download speed and your Internet connection speed. Go here:
Mother's Talks - Audio Page
David's Talks - Audio Page

Podcasting Also Available.
Mother Hamilton's and Yogacharya David's Talks are available as podcasts. Just go to their audio pages and scroll to the bottom of the page.