What is Ananda?

Autobiography of a Yogi

Ananda is a global spiritual movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the great spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi, who showed how everyone can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality.

Learn more about Ananda and our spiritual lineage.


Coming Up....

Asha Nayaswami visits Portland    Aug 23 -25
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Kirtan at the Community July 19 @ 7 PM
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India Festival at Beaverton Park Aug 11
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Transitioning in Grace Bookstudy begins July 11 @ 5 PM
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Education for Life: Joyful Fun for Kids

Rise in Freedom: Inspiration to share

Uniting in Times of Uncertainty

I just finished a novel about the pandemic that brought back waves of memories from that time. It...

The Fearless Heart

We recently celebrated a massive, beautiful week of Spiritual Renewal at Ananda Village with over...

Facing Into the Hard Stuff

A friend who is prone to depression asked me a question that is difficult to answereasily. It’s a...

Unity Through Community

  There is a better way to live in this world, and we are helping to create and share that way...

Remember to Self-Forget

I am of a “certain age,” as they say, when memory becomes less reliable. This can be hard to...

Supreme Devotion

Love is the cosmic glue which holds this universe together with its interplay of countless swirling...

See It As Already Broken

Have you noticed how often you fight with yourself? It’s usually over wanting to do what know that...

I’m Only Human

To be human is commonly associated with lack, mistakes and failure. Habitual expressions referring...

Noble Is As Noble Does

In my years at our Ananda Pune ashram, we followed each day’s group meditation and breakfast with a...

Donate Today ~ Thank You!

Are you inspired by what Ananda offers? Ananda exists because of the support of truth seekers around the world. Please consider donating to enable us to continue to share the light. Enjoy this short inspiring video from Asha Nayaswami on tithing and money magnetism.