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

Guided Silent Retreat

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Dive into Inner Stillness
Friday, Nov. 21 – Sunday, Nov. 23
At the Ananda Meditation Retreat

The Ananda Meditation Retreat is permeated with the power of over 45 years of concentrated devotion and meditation. The weekend includes kirtan, meditation, guided nature activities, gentle yoga, healthy vegetarian meals, and time alone to relax. Call the Meditation Retreat at (530) 478-7557 to reserve.
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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.

Sunday Service


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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!
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