Highlights of an Ananda Worldwide Community

Ananda Europa: Our Story

Ananda’s presence in Europe began in 1983 with the establishment of its first center near Lake Como, Italy. In 1986 it transferred to Assisi, and on 5 May, 1987 it opened its permanent center outside of Assisi, in the Umbrian hills.

Videos from the Past to Present

Recommended Books


The Need for Spiritual Communities and How to Start Them by Swami Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda’s network of Ananda communities has been hailed as the most successful in the world.

Good Morning Great Souls! by Gyandevi Fuller

The photographs, conversations, and stories in this book chronicle the experiences by people from around the world who are walking the path of Self-realization at Ananda Village.

Hope for a Better World! the Smail Communites Solution
by Swami Kriyananda( J. Donald Walters

In these turbulent times, a fresh approach to the creation of a truly viable society is desperately needed. This book leads the way.