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

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, 5:30pm
Followed by after-dinner entertainment
At The Expanding Light
Cost: Adults $20; Ages 7- 11 $10; Ages 6 and under free.

Enjoy all the traditional favorites: Savory nut loaf (instead of Mr. Turkey), cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, almond green beans, garden salad, fresh baked rolls, and assorted homemade pie. Call 530-478-7518 x1 by Tuesday, Nov. 18 to reserve.

Shop Ananda

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Annual Holiday Discount Shopping
Thursday, December 4, Noon – 7pm
Various Village locations
Pick up a map at Village Reception or the Expanding Light Boutique

Enjoy discounts of 10 – 50% as you shop the Village for your holiday gifts. Visit all 5 locations to enter our prize raffle!


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Talks by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

    Recent India talks
  • Topics include Yogananda, Patanjali, meditation, and more!
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Sharing the Joy -
A Christmas Getaway

  1. December 22 - 26
    At The Expanding Light
  • • 4 days of joyous community & communion
  • • Come for all or part!
Read more/sign up