Temple of Light Ribbon Cutting

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Join us in celebrating the opening of the Temple of Light at Ananda Village.

Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Temple of Light at Ananda Village, 14618 Tyler Foote Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959

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About the Temple

The Temple of Light is…

  • A new temple at Ananda Village in Nevada City, CA
  • Dedicated to the Indian spiritual teacher Paramhansa Yogananda and the principles of Self-Realization
  • Honors the world’s religions with niches for Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduiusm, and Islam
  • A celebration of Ananda’s 50th Anniversary in 2019
  • A spiritual home for seekers of truth worldwide
  • A beacon of blessings for the world

From Teepees to a Temple of Light

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Seva is good!

Seva Days, Landscaping, Concrete, Tile and More! 5 weeks to go!!

Concrete, Stucco, Paint, Wood Trim, Cupola Glass, Cabinets … keep it comin’!

All hands on deck! Final sprint to the finish has begun!

Stucco on the Outside, Tile and more Sheetrock on the Inside

Tile, Sheetrock Mud, Sanctuary Beams, Dais and much more….

Grace, Insulation, Sheet Rock & Paint

Interior Sanctuary Dome Sheet Rocked, and more Wires…..

Crane it in! Big week at the Temple of Light

With Warm Weather, Stucco Prep Advances and Wiring Continues

Exterior Stucco Prep Begins and We’re Getting All Wired Up!

Roof is complete, mechanical, electrical and sprinklers proceeding…

Cupola Is Up, Interior Is Framed, and Blue Metal Roof Is Being Installed!

Behind the Scenes at The Temple of Light

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The Journey of the Cupola — from Seattle to the Top of the Temple of Light!

Temple of Light Construction Update

Temple of Light — Well On Our Way!

The Spirit of Service