Ananda is a global movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, who showed how everyone can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality.
Ananda was founded in 1968 by Yogananda’s direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda, widely recognized as one of the leading spiritual teachers in the world today.
Yogananda’s teachings embrace the truths that underlie all the great religions. People from all faiths and backgrounds are welcomed at Ananda.
Expand your sense of harmony, and gain an increased sense of God’s loving presence in your life through ancient and effective techniques including meditation, Kriya Yoga, spiritually oriented Hatha Yoga, community, and divine friendship.
We invite you to join us at our temples, yoga retreats, meditation groups, and communities to experience the joy of your own being.