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, March 19

Guests from Ananda Village, Nayaswami Pranaba, Erin Vinacco and Nayaswami Jyoti, join us for service and will give the Worldwide Appeal Satsang following service.  All are welcome to come learn what Ananda is doing to share the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda worldwide.

Kirtan at the Temple

Friday, March 17 @ 7 PM

Chanting with our hearts and minds on God. Harmonium, guitar and a harp too!

more info

How To Face Life's Changes Book Study

Mondays @ 5 pm
Weekly book discussion about the latest in the Wisdom Series of Yogananda, "How to Face Life Changes" The Wisdom Series draws directly from Yogananda's teachings, guiding us to deeper understanding of how to live life as a yogi and truth seeker.

This will be an ongoing series which will meet over Zoom, every Monday evening at 5 -6  pm,  for as long as it takes to discuss the content with careful consideration and inspiration.

More info here

Drop-In Meditations at the Temple

7 - 8:30 PM  Fridays (not on 3/17 due to kirtan)
12 - 1 PM Tuesdays  * New!

Come join us on Tuesdays and Fridays and meditate in the lovely sacred space of the temple. Led by Nayaswamis Hanuman and Mari. We open with a chant and a prayer and close with healing prayers for the world.

All are welcome. Masks are optional. No registration required - You can stay for all or part of the time.

Rest in peace and inner communion.

Ananda Yoga

Classes every Wednesday @  5 - 6  pm with Melissa

Yoga for Joy!      Learn more

Restorative Yoga with Wendy

Restorative yoga is the ultimate in deep relaxation and using yoga postures to help you release tension in body, heart and mind. This is a joyful practice of awakening.

Let Wendy lead you to inner peace and stillness.   More info

Friday, March 24 @ 5 - 6:30 PM

Stay with us for meditation @ 7 PM!

Peace is within you

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 or In Person

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.

Classes include: Learn to Meditate I / Learn to Meditate II:Energy 
and Personal Meditation Coaching

Education for Life Outreach

The Education for Life Outreach Program through Ananda Portland offers support and connection to families with holistic education and community friendships. The programs and classes will enrich our lives and expand our awareness of what’s possible in raising kind and compassionate children.   Learn more

2023 Spring Program

The Living Wisdom in the Early Years is for children ages 3 to 5 years old.  We teach from a holistic perspective. Our small class size and dedicated experienced teachers provide a family-like, small school community, which makes us one of the most unique programs in Oregon.  Click here for information about the Spring program.

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.