Guru Vandana: A Benefit Concert

September 30, 2018 6:30 p.m. India / 6:00 a.m. PST / 9:00 a.m. EST Two of India’s most renowned musicians Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma will join together this Sunday, September 30th in a concert dedicated to the benefit of the widows of Vrindavan through the Paramhansa Yogananda Charitable Trust.

Pergola Installation at the new Memorial Temple at Ananda Village

The location of the Memorial Garden is near Lotus Lake, and across from the Yogananda Amphitheater. It includes a small outdoor temple with a permanent altar and benches. In addition, the site will eventually include a place for the names of those who have passed. Who is it for? The Memorial site is for Ananda Village residents, and for those … Read More

Pergola Installation at the new Memorial Temple at Ananda Village

The location of the Memorial Garden is near Lotus Lake, and across from the Yogananda Amphitheater. It includes a small outdoor temple with a permanent altar and benches. In addition, the site will eventually include a place for the names of those who have passed. Who is it for? The Memorial site is for Ananda Village residents, and for those … Read More

The Answer Movie Release in India

The Answer will be released in India August 31st, and is already becoming popular with celebrity tweets and mainstream stories across India. The Answer tells the true story of Swami Kriyananda’s experience of discipleship with the yoga spiritual leader Paramhansa Yogananda in California. “It was a story that deserved to be told, especially for the purity of it,” said director … Read More

A Handbook of Discipleship by Swami Kriyananda in Hindi

You can now buy Swami Kriyananda’s book on disicpleship in Hindi online. Learn About: The need for a guru The disciple’s role Life with a spiritual master Attunement with the guru Discipleship to Paramhansa Yogananda Buy Book

Springtime at Ananda Tulip Festival in the Union Newspaper

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

Successful Inner Renewal Week

Last week we had a very successful and inspiring Inner Renewal week at Ananda Village. New ministers were ordained, new connections made, and hearts uplifted. Videos of some of the events will be posted soon. View pictures.

Ananda Receives Global Ambassador or Peace Award at the United Nations Church Center

Ananda receives Global Ambassador Peace Award from the Institute of International Social Development (IISD), an international non-governmental organization (NGO) in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations. The Spiritual Directors of Ananda, Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi, received the award on November 17, 2017 in the Tillman Chapel at the United Nations Church Center in … Read More