Nayaswami Hanuman

Nayaswami Hanuman, along with his wife, Nayaswami Mari, are the founding directors of Ananda House, an adult care home focused on conscious living for a conscious transition.

Hanuman served as a certified hospice and palliative care nurse with Sisters of Providence for 15 years, until his retirement in 2017. He is founder of the Ananda Certified Caregiver program, situated at Ananda House in Gaston, Oregon. He has lived at Ananda Village in California, and Ananda Community in Portland, Oregon.  He is a minister and teacher at Ananda Church of Self Realization, Portland Oregon.

Hanuman’s past service include co-Manager of the Ananda Portland Community; co-manager of Ananda Meditation Retreat; and co-Director of Ananda Church, Portland, along with his wife. He continues to manage Ananda House and is a consultant for elder housing for Ananda worldwide. With over 40 years of practice in Kriya Yoga he brings a unique blend of introspective inquiry and focused attention to whatever he does.