Nayaswami Pranaba is one of Ananda’s most widely traveled and experienced ministers, having meditated for over 47 years and offering classes and workshops in meditation and yoga for the past 41 years. He has helped to create and direct Ananda Centers in Palo Alto, Portland, Seattle, Dallas, and Assisi, Italy.

Pranaba has been Director of the Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program, and Manager of The Expanding Light Retreat in California, as well as Ananda’s Retreat in Assisi, Italy. He has directed the  Living Discipleship Course, Ananda’s membership training program and now manages Ananda Sangha Worldwide, Ananda’s outreach ministry. An excellent teacher, he is known for his unfailing kindness and gentle approach.