Construction, The Project

Getting Ready for the BIG POUR

Last week the initial concrete pour of the footings was completed. This is a big week to get ready for the concrete pour on Thursday, June 14th. After the footings were poured, the entire slab area was filled with 6″ of gravel, then black plastic vapor barrier placed on top and finally a web of steel reinforcing bar. All this … Read More

Construction, News, The Project

May 2018 – Temple Foundation Underway!

The Temple of Light is officially underway as the builders have started the foundation work for the structure. In May, the trenches were dug for footings and for all under-slab piping. The first concrete was poured on June 1st as the interior footings received concrete in preparation for the “Big Pour.” On June 14th, the entire slab of 11,097 square … Read More

Construction, Inspirations of Light, News, The Project

Building Permit Success!

Moments ago, the building permit for the Temple of Light at Ananda Village was approved! This has been a long journey and we are grateful to Divine Mother, our Masters, and the devoted Ananda family around the world who have been praying for this moment! Jai Guru!

Construction, Inspirations of Light, News

Building Permit Submitted

On January 31, 2018, Panduranga (the architect) submitted complete building plans for the Temple of Light at Ananda Village to the local county planning office in order to acquire the requisite construction permit this spring. “It could not have been a smoother process–thanks for all the prayers and light. Full steam ahead!” announced Panduranga to the core planning team here … Read More

Construction, Events, Inspirations of Light, News

Volunteer Seva Week

[youtube] Join us and volunteer to build the Temple of Light at Ananda Village. This is a service opportunity and we are working out the logistics so that there are free, low-cost, and premium options to participate. Please register to attend or let us know you’re interested!


Temple Site Graded, Graveled, Strawed… ready for winter!

The Temple grading is completed and the site is ready for the winter rains – bring it on! The initial layers of gravel were placed over the entire parking area, all 153 spaces, including the circular drive at the Temple entry. The areas where the soil was disturbed has been covered in straw and hydro-seeded as needed. There is some … Read More

Crowdfunding, Inspirations of Light, News

500 Miles for the Temple of Light

Oct 6, 2017 | * I walked to Santiago from France in 37 days! Truly an amazing, blessed, joyful, and insightful pilgrimage. My arrival day had been long – from 8:00am to 5:00pm – of nearly constant walking. My fitbit watch reported 22 miles, and my hips felt like each of my legs could simply disengage from the body. Nevertheless my spirit … Read More


Temple Grading & Parking Nearly Complete

The grading for the Temple and parking has been proceeding as expected and is nearly complete as of today. The biggest part of the job was to cut the grade at the Temple building site and use it to fill the immense valley which separated the Temple from the new parking area, which is north of the Temple near the … Read More