Videos to showcase the Temple of Light at Ananda Village and its construction.

Temple of Light Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Recorded September 21, 2019, at Ananda Village, with a special Interfaith Council Ceremony. Special thanks to Erin Sorani from the Grass Vally Chamber of Commerce, Rev. Lani Howard from the Sierra Center for Spiritual Living, Dr. Don McCormick from the Grass Vally Quaker Meeting, Dr. Nancy Harper from the Spiritual Assembly of Bahai’s, Pastor Bill Wong from the Peace Lutheran … Read More

Temple of Light: Highlights from the Dedication for All World Religions and Interfaith Unity

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, of the 50th Anniversary of Ananda celebration, there was a panel of eight spiritual leaders representing the various world religions. We have built niches into the outer walls of Temple of Light and placed there sacred religious symbols, making the temple truly a temple of all religions, as Paramhansa Yogananda did with his temples, which … Read More

Temple of Light: A Dedication for All World Religions and for Interfaith Unity

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, of the 50th Anniversary of Ananda celebration, there was a panel of eight spiritual leaders representing the various world religions. We have built niches into the outer walls of Temple of Light and placed there sacred religious symbols, making the temple truly a temple of all religions, as Paramhansa Yogananda did with his temples, which … Read More

Celebrating the Light

Watch the beautiful Temple of Light dedication celebration at Ananda Village, Saturday evening, July 6th, 2019. It begins with a joyful procession, a special blessing for the temple and the world, uplifting choir music and a beautiful arati ceremony of celebrating the Light. With Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi and many hundreds of devotees.

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.