What is Ananda Village?

A cooperative spiritual community dedicated to the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, founded by his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda. In joy we live!

Crystal Hermitage Tulip Open House

Tulips at Crystal Hermitage

Final week! “Springtime at Ananda”
This Weekend April 26 – 27, 10am – 5pm
Weekdays through April 25, 10am – 5pm
Admission: $5 per person (12 and under free); season pass $10

Beauty, color, joy – experience the exuberance of more than 13,000 tulips in bloom in our world class gardens at Crystal Hermitage. Weekends, our master gardeners will be on hand, along with community members, to answer your questions and to share about the history of Ananda and Crystal Hermitage.

Guests are also welcome to visit the gardens weekdays,
10am – 5pm. Call (530)478-7587 for more info.

Rajarshi Day

Working in the garden

An All-Community Work Day
Saturday, May 3rd
8:30am, Meet on the Village Green

All are welcome! This annual day of service is one of the most fun-filled events of the year. Projects (indoors and out) abound for all ages and skill levels. Refreshments and a hearty lunch, featuring organic produce from our farm, will be enjoyed by all those who participate. Call the Village Reception Office at (530) 478-7500 to volunteer,
or for more info.

Upcoming Events

4/21 Morning Meditation
Honoring Swami Kriyananda’s Passing
4/21 Evening Program
Honoring Swami Kriyananda’s Passing
4/23 Webinar: Remembering Swami Kriyananda
4/25 Free Webinar: The Soul and God
(The Essence of Self-Realization, Chapter 4)
4/26 & 4/27 Final week! Springtime at Ananda
Annual Tulip Open House

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Sunday Service


Sustainable Farming

Foundations of Community

  1. Cooperative Community: Learn the principles & practicalities to create, sustain and thrive
  2. Program Dates:
  3. • 5/22 - 25
  4. • 8/15 - 17
  5. • 9/25 - 28
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Swami against the Himalayas

The Anniversary of Swami Kriyananda's Passing

  1. Monday, April 21
  2. Meditation
    6:30am - 12:30pm, Crystal Hermitage
  3. Evening Program
    7:30pm, Hansa
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