Joseph is a founding member of Ananda, a worldwide spiritual organization which includes eight communities and scores of teaching centers and meditation groups. He shares the principles of yoga and meditation as a Lightbearer, teacher, and writer. He has taught and lectured for over 35 years in America and Europe and is a co-author of The Yugas: Keys to Understanding Our Hidden Past, Emerging Energy Age, and Enlightened Future. His novel Protectors Diaries (Vol. 1): The Fifth Force provides readers a blend of science fiction, fantasy and spiritual truths.

As an entrepreneur Joseph has served in the management and business development of Ananda Village, as well as founding his own web design company, Tristream. He is the father of four children, and lives with his wife Lakshmi at Ananda Village