Many Hands Made a Temple

A Letter from Nayaswami Jyotish, Spiritual Director of Ananda Sangha Worldwide

There were several hundred of us in the opening circle, holding hands and chanting.

We had gathered, not only those who live at Ananda Village, but people from all over, to help prepare the Temple of Light for the hundreds who would soon be visiting.…

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Guided Meditation and Satsang

August 20, 6:00 pm PST

Guided Healing Prayers

August 21, 12:00 pm PST

Treasures Along the Path Satsang

August 22, 12:00 pm PST

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The Expanding Light Retreat

Sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda – Learn How to Live!

How to Love God More Deeply

September 6 – 8

Free Yourself From Stress Retreat

September 20 – 22

Ananda Meditation® Solutions

October 6 – 13

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We are building a
Temple of Light

This temple, now in construction at Ananda Village in California, will be a center of spiritual power that will uplift human consciousness.

Help to support it — or join us to celebrate its completion in 2019 during Ananda’s 50th anniversary.

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News and Videos

From Teepees to a Temple of Light

Flyover After First Sunday Service during Ananda 50th Anniversary Celebration

Welcoming the Light

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

Finishing The Front of the New Temple of Light – 6 months in 2 minutes

Stucco Color, Asphalt & Tile…Onward!

Temple of Light Seva Week (May 2019)

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

Temple of Light Time Lapse Inside the Dome

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

Ananda Village and Temple of Light Flyover

Grace, Insulation, Sheet Rock & Paint

Temple of Light: Message From the Builders

Temple of Light: Message by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Temple of Light Streamathon

Snow and AC Installation at the Temple of Light

Temple Progress January 11, 2019

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We are part of a great tide of loving, joyful energy that wants to give and give as long as people are happy to receive it.
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Ananda Sangha Worldwide is a vehicle through which Paramhansa Yogananda’s important mission is being fulfilled today. By supporting this ministry, you become a part of Yogananda’s mission in the world.