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A cooperative spiritual community dedicated to the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, founded by his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda

Halloween at Ananda Village

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An Evening of Lighthearted Fun
Friday, Oct. 31st, 5:00pm – 9pm
On the Village Green

Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join Village residents, friends and neighbors for a safe and fun Halloween. Activities include a costume parade, free cider and treats, games, and adult-supervised trick or treating at Ananda homes. Enjoy fresh baked pizza available for purchase at Master’s Market. Call the Village Office at (530) 478-7500 if you plan to come; please bring candy to share. View schedule/more info.

Thanksgiving at Ananda Village

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Thanksgiving Retreat – Living with a Grateful Heart
Wednesday, Nov. 26 – Sunday, Nov. 30
At The Expanding Light – Come for all or part!

Enjoy daily yoga, meditation, nature activities, and classes focusing on thankfulness, abundance, and radiant well-being. Includes a scrumptious vegetarian Thanksgiving feast, with all the trimmings. Read more/sign up

Thanksgiving Dinner – A Vegetarian Feast
Thursday, November 27, Time TBA
Followed by after-dinner entertainment
At The Expanding Light
Cost: TBA

Enjoy all the traditional Thanksgiving favorites (except for Mr. Turkey, of course!). Call 530-478-7518 x1 to reserve.

Sunday Service


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Spiritual Renewal Week 2014

    It's not too late
    to be inspired!

  • Enjoy videos of the concert, and the morning classes featuring talks on inner happiness.
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Finding Happiness Movie

Finding Happiness Movie

    When you change, everything changes.
  • Fictional journalist Juliet meets real people at Ananda who not only answer her questions, but welcome her to a reality she had never imagined.
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