Ananda Sangha is the sister concern of the Yogananda Trust. Our spiritual guidance, motivation and intentions come from the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda’s direct disciple Swami Kriyananda, who started Ananda Sangha in 1969.
There is no on campus living arrangement for the volunteer but our team will duly assist you in making arrangements nearby.
Yes, we have been collaborating with the Ramakrishna mission and Akshay Patra to help the elderly women and widows.
No we don’t have other branches as of now but we aspire to work in other cities in the coming future.
The Yogananda Trust serves the old, abandoned, and underprivileged women, with no means to support themselves. We are more than happy to connect you with other NGOs working in this field.
We are unable to support families at the moment. All our energies and funds are dedicated to elderly destitute women, above the age of 60, in Vrindavan and Radhakund. We are more than happy to connect you with other NGOs working in this field.
Traditionally, widows of West Bengal would come to Vrindavan and Banaras to devote rest of their lives in taking the Lord’s name. They believe that when they leave their bodies, their souls with merge with Lord Krishna.
The Trust has 76 full-time workers who are qualified and trained for elderly care. We also have short-term and long-term volunteers from various parts of India and the world, who dedicatedly help us in making the lives of the widow mothers better.