Expand your sense of harmony, and gain an increased sense of God’s loving presence in your life through ancient and effective techniques including meditation, Kriya Yoga, spiritually oriented Hatha Yoga, community, and divine friendship. Meet the challenges and victories of your own spiritual journey in the company of friends who support your inner growth and higher aspirations.
Ananda is a global movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, who showed how everyone can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality. Ananda was founded in 1968 by Yogananda’s direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda, widely recognized as one of the leading spiritual teachers in the world today.
Yogananda’s teachings embrace the truths that underlie all the great religions. People from all faiths and backgrounds are welcomed at Ananda. We invite you to join us at our temples, yoga retreats, meditation groups, and communities to experience the joy of your own being.
“Those who join us… are not connected to some printing press, but to a line of God-realized masters…”
Read about the start of our local group.
(The following links will take you away from the local website and to Ananda Worldwide’s website)
Yogananda’s vision of World Brotherhood Colonies for people from all walks of life, dedicated to “plain living and high thinking.”
Bi-monthly interactive blog from Jyotish and Devi Novak, Ananda’s Spiritual Directors.
Become a member of Ananda’s worldwide family of friends. It’s free!