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Crystal Hermitage at Ananda Village is one of 14 Gorgeous Gardens in the West according to Viamagazine.com by AAA. Read Article

The Union, a newspaper for the Grass Valley and Nevada City area, recently posted two articles about Springtime at Ananda, an annual event at Ananda Village where thousands of tulips bloom at the Crystal Hermitage.

In bloom: Springtime at Ananda: Tulips at Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Just up Highway 49, situated between Tahoe National Forest and the middle fork of the Yuba River, lies the Crystal Hermitage Gardens. Read More

Springtime at Ananda, 17,000 tulips on display

The sun is shining and the tulips are blooming at Ananda Village on the San Juan Ridge, which means it’s that time of year again for volunteers to open the doors of the Crystal Hermitage to the public to take in the peaceful views and take part in the yearly tradition. Read More

In the late 1990s, we had a lovely conversation with Catherine Kairavi, who for many years served as director of fundraising activities of Ananda Sangha worldwide. Q: Non‑profit businesses are proliferating nowadays, and donations may continue to provide an important part of the funding for cooperative communities in the future. Can you share your thoughts…

Overcoming Addiction through Addiction to God

Whispers from Eternity

In Yogananda’s beautiful poem “When I Am Only a Dream”, he says:

When you are able no longer to talk to me,
Read my Whispers from Eternity.
Eternally through that I will talk to you.

“Greater can no love be than this: From a life of infinite joy and freedom in God Willingly to embrace limitation, pain, and death For the salvation of mankind. Such, ever, has been the sacrifice Of the great masters for the world.” Such is the divine gift to mankind of Christ, of our Masters, of…

The Meaning of the Resurrection

Who Goes There?

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