Ananda Lightbearers

Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway

Ananda Lightbearer and teacher, Hriman and his wife Padma are the Spiritual Directors of Ananda Washington.

Nayaswami Padma McGilloway

Ananda Lightbearer and teacher, Padma and her husband Hriman are the Spiritual Directors of Ananda Washington.

Nayaswami Nivritti Steenstra

Ananda Lightbearer Nivritti Steenstra co-founded the Ananda Community and East West Bookshop.

Dambara Begley

Dambara Begley

Dambara has practiced meditation for 27 years, learning it from Ananda and never leaving. He loves making these teachings accessible in a way that’s lighthearted, joyful and reassuring. He also...

Ananda Ministers