Ananda Meditation for clarity, relaxation and courage
Events

3-Hour Monthly Meditation

February 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

A Longer Group Meditation to Deepen Your Experience

Join us at the Ananda Temple and Teaching Center

This special evening drop-in meditation, on the 4th Friday of the month, is open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations in a longer 3-hour meditation.

Make this monthly commitment to take this special opportunity to go deeper into your practices once a month. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Meditation Schedule

6pm  Opening prayer, chanting (15 min.)
6:15pm  Meditation (20 min.)
6:35pm  Chanting break—good time to enter or leave (10 min.)
6:45pm  Meditation (90 min.)
8:15pm  Chanting break (15 min.)
8:30pm Meditation (20 min.)
8:50pm  Chant & Healing Prayers

Ananda Meditation for clarity, relaxation and courage
Events

3-Hour Monthly Meditation

January 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

A Longer Group Meditation to Deepen Your Experience

Join us at the Ananda Temple and Teaching Center

This special evening drop-in meditation, on the 4th Friday of the month, is open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations in a longer 3-hour meditation.

Make this monthly commitment to take this special opportunity to go deeper into your practices once a month. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Meditation Schedule

6pm  Opening prayer, chanting (15 min.)
6:15pm  Meditation (20 min.)
6:35pm  Chanting break—good time to enter or leave (10 min.)
6:45pm  Meditation (90 min.)
8:15pm  Chanting break (15 min.)
8:30pm Meditation (20 min.)
8:50pm  Chant & Healing Prayers

Death and Dying, a natural part of life, finding the strength to deal with it.
Events

Dealing with Death and Dying

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Nayaswami Surendra will lead this 3-class series on dealing with death and dying.

In this workshop we will:

  • Look at life’s “final exam” from personal and metaphysical points of view.
  • Discuss and share stories of how to deal with loss, grief and despair.
  • Contemplate the nature of life beyond death for loved ones and ourselves.
  • Perform an astral ascension in celebration of the next life that awaits us.

Dates of series: Wednesdays, Oct 25th, Nov 1st and 8th.

Death and Dying, a natural part of life, finding the strength to deal with it.
Events

Dealing with Death and Dying

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Nayaswami Surendra will lead this 3-class series on dealing with death and dying.

In this workshop we will:

  • Look at life’s “final exam” from personal and metaphysical points of view.
  • Discuss and share stories of how to deal with loss, grief and despair.
  • Contemplate the nature of life beyond death for loved ones and ourselves.
  • Perform an astral ascension in celebration of the next life that awaits us.

Dates of series: Wednesdays, Oct 25th, Nov 1st and 8th.

Nayaswami Surendra, Ananda Portland Temple and Teaching Center
Inspiration

Noble Is As Noble Does

In the years I managed our Ananda Pune ashram, the workday began after meditation and breakfast with a morning circle. Tushti and I, with our staff and guests, would discuss the day’s projects and assignments, and then we would all affirm together, loudly at first and then more inwardly, “I will do my work thinking of Thee, Lord. I offer … Read More