What is Ananda?

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.

Sunday Services @ 10 am, Now in-person!

Come share the morning in person at our beautiful temple. Masks are required. We look forward to seeing you.

Sept 19: Nayaswamis Hanuman and Mari 

Topic: Intuition is Simple; the Intellect is Complex
Affirmation: Joy

Ananda services are non-sectarian and include an ancient Vedic fire ceremony, readings from the Bible and Bhagavad Gita, as well as chanting, meditation, affirmation, prayer and music. *There is no Sunday school for children at this time.

Services are live-streamed on Ananda Portland Youtube. Past services can also be seen under Sunday Services.

Education for Life Outreach

Conscious Families

Saturday, Sept 25, 10 am - 2 pm

A mini- retreat for families with children ages 4 – 10.

This offering, in collaboration with Conscious Families and The Education for Life Outreach Program through Ananda Portland, will include yoga, music, stories, art, nature games as a group as well as a parent workshop with separate kids activities.

Find out more and register for retreat

Learn more about Education for Life

Elementary Enrichment Series

Classes are every Tuesday & Thursday starting September 28th. Ages 8-11 years old.

The elementary enrichment class series offers an opportunity for your child to expand their heart and mind. This class will provide a space for the exploration of inner awareness and life skills, with self-expression through yoga, meditation, art, writing and games.

Find out more and register


Learn the Secrets of Meditation

The ancient and universal teachings of yoga lead the seeker into the inner experience
of peace and joy and have proven to be beneficial in every part of life.
Learn the secrets of meditation and discover your Highest Self within.

Personal Meditation Instruction Online - Our teachers have many years of meditation experience
and will help you get started or refresh your meditation practice.
Learn techniques of relaxation, energy control, concentration, and affirmation.
Contact us to set your class now.

Healing Prayer Ministry

Request healing prayers or pray for others. The healing prayer ministry meets weekly. Learn More

New Bookstudy: Essence of Self-Realization

Begins Monday, Sept 13 at 5 pm. All are welcome. Free
To receive a Zoom link, please write to surendra@anandaportland.org

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.