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

Autumn Work Day

Grandma and grandson raking leaves

Help Prepare the Village for Winter
Saturday, October 17, 8:30am – 4pm
All are welcome!

This all-community day of service is one of the most fun-filled events of the year for residents and friends alike. 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. To sign up for a project or for more information, call the Village Office at (530) 478-7500.

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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Sunday Service


Ananda Virtual Community

Ananda Virtual Community

  1. Spiritual support,
    inspiration and fellowship...
    wherever you are
  • • Online classes
  • • Live webinars & broadcasts
  • • Monthly book study
  • • Monthly satsangs
  • • Discussion forums
  • • Guided meditation &
    healing prayers
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Spiritual Travel
with The Expanding Light

  1. Pilgrimages & Retreats