The final marble statue of Jesus Christ arrived in April 2008 from India. The pilgrim group returned to India with the sole purpose of commissioning the same artist in Jaipur, India to hand-carve this statue of Jesus sitting in meditation, in addition to the first four of the Kriya Yoga line of masters: Babaji Krishna, Lahiri Mahasaya, Swami Yukteswar, and Paramhansa … Read More
Stories and history behind the statues of the great yoga masters, Jesus Christ, Babaji Krishna, Lahiri Mahasaya, Swami Sri Yukteswar, and Paramhansa Yogananda.
How the Statues of Self-Realization Masters Came to Ananda Village
In Spring 2005, after the Paramhansa Yogananda Mahasamadhi celebration in India, Kent and Sraddha Williams, longtime residents of Ananda, journeyed to Rishikesh, India. There they visited the Kriya Yoga Ashram of Swami Shankarananda. Sraddha had been there the previous Fall on a spiritual pilgrimage and discovered these incredible life-size marble statues of the Self-realization line of gurus. Later that spring, … Read More