• JoySymbolFountain
  • choir-amphitheater
  • Tulips
  • crowd-at-Hermitage
  • Crystal-Hermitage-upper-gar
  • swami-blessing-devotee
  • Devi-blessing-Jyotish
  • Rajarshi-Day-opening-circle
  • Fall-colors
  • Parvati-Arati-Master’s-Bday
  • Yoga-sunset-ridge
A cooperative spiritual community dedicated to the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, founded by his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda

Winter Holiday Events

Winter Holiday Events
Warmth, divine friendship, inner light – join us for a season filled with joy, music, sacred stillness, and favorite holiday traditions. We invite you to celebrate with your Ananda friends, and experience the joy of Christ’s presence within.

View Winter Events calendar

New Year’s Retreat

Astral blue candles in the snow

Relax, Recharge Refocus
Monday, December 29 – Friday, January 2
At The Expanding Light (Come for all or part!)

In a supportive spiritual environment, reflect on the past year and envision the year to come. Enjoy yoga, meditation and a powerful New Year’s Eve ceremony designed to help you begin your year with consciousness and light. This program is a perennial favorite! Call (800)346-5350×1 to register.
Read more


Sunday Service


jyotish and devi videos

Talks by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

    Recent India talks
  • Topics include Yogananda, Patanjali, meditation, and more!
  • Watch videos

holly and pinecone

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