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

Thanksgiving at Ananda Village

abundant cornucopia

Thanksgiving Retreat – Living with a Grateful Heart
Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 29
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 26, 4:00pm
Followed by light 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. 17 to reserve.

Ananda Institute of Cooperative Living

joyful interns on the farm

Study and practice yoga principles and meditation (based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda) while serving at Ananda Village, a thriving spiritual community of 47 years. Spiritual Internships of 2 weeks – 3 months (with extended programs possible on approval) are available in organic farming, permaculture, and goat herding.
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