Nayaswami Mari is co-founder, along with her husband, of Ananda House—an adult care home based on the 12 Precepts of Evening Hospice, by Swami Kriyananda. She has been a practicing yogi for 40 years, and has lived at Ananda Village in California, and Ananda Community in Portland, Oregon. She is a minister at Ananda Church of Self Realization in Portland Oregon.
Mari’s past service includes co-Manager of the Ananda Portland Community; co-manager of Ananda Meditation Retreat; and co-Director of Ananda Church, Portland, along with her husband, Nayaswami Hanuman. Mari served as music director at Ananda Church, Portland for 18 years.