A Soul-Enriching Pilgrimage to Ananda Village
A pilgrimage is a sacred journey of self-discovery, spiritual growth, and inner awakening. It is a profound adventure where you can explore the depths of your soul and experience a higher connection with the Divine.
Founded in 1969, Ananda Village embodies the timeless vision of Paramhansa Yogananda, where people live harmoniously, meditate daily, serve selflessly, and dedicate their lives to the love of God.
Why come to Ananda Village?
A Spiritual Oasis
Ananda Village is a sanctuary of spiritual energy, enriched by over 50 years of daily meditation and devotion. The sacred vibrations resonate throughout the community, creating an atmosphere conducive to deep introspection and profound spiritual experiences.
Immersed in Divine Presence
As you step into the village, you will feel an undeniable sense of peace and tranquility. It's an oasis of stillness in a bustling world, where you can escape the chaos and find solace in the arms of the Divine
A Living Legacy of Swami Kriyananda
Swami Kriyananda, the founder of Ananda Village, was a visionary who brought Paramhansa Yogananda's teachings to life. His remarkable manifestation of an intentional spiritual community serves as an inspiration to seekers on the path of self-realization
Connection with Like-Minded Souls
During this pilgrimage, you will be in the company of spiritually inclined souls. Connect, share, and bond with fellow pilgrims on the journey of self-discovery, creating a spiritual support network that extends beyond the pilgrimage
Ananda's Temples and Shrines
Explore temples and holy shrines that stand as living testament to the devotion and dedication of the Ananda community. Each shrine offers a unique opportunity for profound experiences, guided by community members who embody the teachings
Uplifting Ceremonies and Events
Participate in the uplifting Ananda community events and ceremonies that bring people together in joyous celebration of their spiritual journey. Chanting, meditation, and holy ceremonies will elevate your consciousness and fill your heart with love
Enjoy three hearty vegetarian buffet meals each day, providing sustenance not just for the body but also for the soul. The food is prepared with love and offered with gratitude
A Week of Inner Renewal
This 7-day pilgrimage is a time of inner renewal, reflection, and rejuvenation. Embrace the opportunity for self-discovery, deepen your love for God, and experience personal transformation in the serene and loving embrace of Ananda Village
Meet Your Host
Experienced pilgrimage tour leader, Nayaswami Krishnadas has for 18 years taken groups to holy places throughout India, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and the United States. He is a long-time Ananda teacher and minister and has an enthusiastic passion for sharing holy sites and the lives of saints. He helps you enter into the spiritual quality of each place so that you may have the fullest spiritual experience possible. He leads each group with insight into the spiritual path, stories, and the devotional practice of chanting, enhancing the trip with music and love for God. Krishnadas is lively, and humorous, and will make you feel at ease wherever you are.
Krishnadas’ wife, Nayaswami Mantradevi, who has often co-hosted pilgrimages, will join the program during some meals and host you at their home for the ‘Krishna Shrine’ event.
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All Inclusive Prices
Oct 27 - Nov 3, 2023
*Prices include accommodations, meals, classes, and activities.
Tent camping is available on varied campsites. RVs are welcome year-round, but we do not have RV facilities or hookups.
Tenters are expected to bring their own tenting gear.
All meals are included for tenters and RVers. Because of wild animals, food is not allowed in the tenting area, and tent spaces DO NOT include facilities for cooking or picnicking. We have a refrigerator on an outside deck behind our kitchen, which guests can use.
Please note: We are in fire country. No campfires are allowed. Tenters cannot use candles, kerosene lamps, or anything with an open flame.
READY FOR A SPIRITUAL PILGRIMAGE?
Immerse yourself in the sacred energy of a spiritual community that has been meditating and living the teachings for over five decades. Embrace this extraordinary journey to find harmony, purpose, and inspiration on the path to self-realization.