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Ananda’s Talk at United Nations

Recently an Ananda member gave a talk at the United Nations for the International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Watch a video of her talk.

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Meditation Pledges

Ananda has recently started asking people to pledge their meditation time in the hopes of getting a total of 1 million hours of meditation for world peace and harmony. So far we have received nearly 15,000 pledges from 61 countries, mostly from beginning meditators and people who are new to Ananda. Keep up the good work! Make your meditation pledge

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Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi in Italy and India

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi left on Wednesday to visit Ananda Italy and to travel around India giving programs. They will return to Ananda Village in November. See their program schedule

Daily Life

The Passing of Mrinalini Mata

We want to share with you the news that Mrinalini Mata, president of Self-Realization Fellowship,  peacefully passed away on August 3, 2017. She was a direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda since 1946 and played a prominent role in imparting the spiritual light and wisdom that she absorbed from her guru. Our prayers and blessings are with her soul and for … Read More

Spiritual Community

Scenes from Ananda Palo Alto

Curious about Ananda? Here is a glimpse into life at our spiritual community in Palo Alto, California!

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Successful Event in Portland, OR

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi recently gave a program at the Multnomah Hotel, where Paramhansa Yogannada stayed in the 1920’s. They were joined by spiritual teachers from other paths, including a Sufi, rabbis, and a Christian minister. There were over 200 people in attendance.

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Jyotish and Devi in Portland

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi are going to Portland on July 20th to do programs, including a bigger one on Friday. It will be in a hotel that Paramhansa Yogananda stayed at during his “spiritual campaigns”. They will be joined by a Rabbi, Sufi, and Christian minister. They will return to Ananda Village on July 24th.

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Springtime at Ananda

This year Springtime at Ananda, an annual event at the Crystal Hermitage at Ananda Village, drew 7,500 people to come see thousand of tulips.

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Ananda Presents at World Yoga Day at United Nations

Kyle from Ananda New York gave a talk recently on Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings at the World Yoga Day event at the U.N. The presentation went very well and many came up to her afterwards.