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Aspirations, Inc.

Teaching & Healing Through Spiritual Practice & the Arts
Nayaswami Nefretete Rasheed, Ph.D.
Meditation, Spiritual Counseling & Lifestyle Strategies



Nefretete Rasheed, Ph.D., Meditation Teacher, Therapist, and Spiritual Counselor has worked clinically and in private practice for more than 20 years. She assists individuals in gaining insight and understanding regarding life challenges, emotional patterns, and personal empowerment. Her mission is to support others in making informed choices by using and developing their own inner guidance, strength, and soul purpose.



Dr. Rasheed is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda.  She was initiated into the Nayaswami Order, a renunciate (swami) order of Yogananda’s lineage for the new age, whose members are dedicated to the path of Self-realization and to serving humanity.  She serves at the Ananda Village ashram, a world-renowned intentional spiritual community in Nevada City, California.



Group & Private Sessions

~Online & Distance Services Available~



an individual

or group session

Spiritual Counseling
Lifestyle Strategies
Personal Coaching 


a private session


"Is a diamond less valuable because it is covered with mud? God sees the changeless beauty of our souls. He knows we are not our mistakes."  -Paramhansa Yogananda

“If you realize what is inside of you, what is inside of you will save you. If you do not realize what is inside you, what is inside of you will destroy you.” -Gnostic Gospels

Nayaswami Nefretete Rasheed, Ph.D.

Living & sharing the Great Teachings & the

Inherent Unity & Fellowship of All

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14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA  95959



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