Garden News: For updates on Springtime at Ananda/Tulip Garden, in April, please visit: www.CrystalHermitage.org or call 1-530-478-7574 This year there are 16,000 tulips planted. It looks like April will be the time to see them in bloom.
All year round: Upper garden hours are 9am – 5pm, Mon. – Fri. The lower gardens are open Mon., Wed., and Fri., 9am -5pm.
Crystal Hermitage is the spiritual heart of Ananda Village and the final resting place of Swami Kriyananda, Ananda’s founder.Crystal Hermitage is the spiritual heart of Ananda Village and the final resting place of Swami Kriyananda, Ananda’s founder.
Beautiful terraced gardens, expansive vistas, and peace of mind await all those who visit Crystal Hermitage. Find solitude in the lovely Chapel which was inspired by the Porziuncola of Saint Francis, or in Shrine of the Masters, which houses relics of our gurus and other great saints of Self-realization. Shop in the Crystal Hermitage Gift Shop for friends or yourself. Stay overnight in our Guest House overlooking the Yuba River Canyon. — Or, simply enjoy some time in the gardens.
Garden Hours (other than during Springtime at Ananda – in April the Tulip Garden): The Upper Gardens are open daily, from 9am – dusk. The Lower Gardens are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am – 5pm.
The Hermitage offers venues for weddings, receptions, workshops, and community events.
Directions to Crystal Hermitage