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Live Events Celebrating 100 Years of Yogananda

Join us for live events with contributions from around the world, celebrating 100 years of Paramhansa Yogananda’s presence in the West on the anniversary of his arrival in Boston on September 19, 1920. See the list of events

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We Are Here to Give Hope

Dear friend, Together we are facing unprecedented hard times, which Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda predicted. There is great uncertainty, but we stand united with profound faith in God and Guru. As Ananda’s Spiritual Directors Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi wrote in their recent email, “In times like these, the greatest gifts [of God and Guru] are the inner peace of … Read More

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A Letter to Ananda Sangha

Dear Friends, We send our loving thoughts and prayers that you are finding strength and inner guidance to deal with the challenges that are facing us now with the spread of the coronavirus. In times like these, the greatest gifts from our Masters are the inner peace of meditation, their guidance about right attitudes, and their grace to protect us. … Read More

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Miracles in Giving

Dear Friend, When the Temple of Light was completed back in June, many hundreds of our Ananda family from around the world came together to dedicate it, and to celebrate the first fifty years of Ananda’s worldwide community. In response to the many hands who make the miracle of Ananda possible, Paramhansa Yogananda had sent us conduits both gracious and … Read More

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The Pavilion of Gratitude at Ananda Village

The Vision The Ananda Pavilion of Gratitude is a place that reflects our spiritual path of Self-realization and the understanding that Paramhansa Yogananda has given us about the transition from life with a physical body to life without one. This transition is part of “the soul’s long journey through time and space.” As a reflection of this understanding, the Pavilion … Read More

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Join Us for the Temple Dedication Ceremony, Live!

Join us for the dedication of the new Temple of Light, a beacon of blessings for all the world. Schedule (in Pacific Daylight Time) 10:00 am to 12:00 noon: Temple dedication ceremony with representatives from many religions 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Meet the Temple of Light builders and architects 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm: Procession to the Temple of … Read More

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Explore the Early Years of Ananda on a New Website

Learn what it was like to live in tipis and trailers, start a new center out of the “Garage of the Eternal Religion,” and find joy in simple living, high thinking, and service to God and guru. Visit the website

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Ananda.org and Online with Ananda Become One

Have you noticed some changes to Ananda.org? Today Ananda.org and Online with Ananda merged into one website. This is an important step toward making our many offerings more accessible to you. Explore our new navigation where you can now easily find courses and upcoming online events. Stay tuned for many more exciting changes in the months to come, including: One … Read More

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Temple of Light Seva Week (May 2019)

We had a several day Seva week late May 2019 where folks from many communities joined in with Ananda Village residents to put in landscaping and many other projects around the new Temple of Light.

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Springtime at Ananda Tulip Season Almost Upon Us

What began 40 years ago as a small private garden is now frequently atop Gorgeous Gardens in the West.  Visiting the garden is an annual springtime tradition in the Sierra Foothills for over 12000 visitors from as far away as India.  Trip Advisor reviewers have made the Crystal Hermitage one of the top three spots to visit around Nevada City. … Read More