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.


Sunday Service
with Nayaswami Hriman

Sunday, Dec 10 @ 10 am – 12

Living in the Presence of God
Affirmation: Practicality

Join us for service with Nayaswami Hriman from Ananda Washington. Service includes a Vedic fire ceremony, a purification ceremony, music, chanting, meditation, affirmation, a Festival of Light, scripture readings and an inspirational talk. 

All are welcome. We would love to visit with you after service. 

Services are live-streamed on YouTube. 
More information here. 

Jesus the Yogi Christ

Saturday, Dec 9 @ 10 – 12

Prepare for Christmas and awaken to the Christ within. What do the teachings of yoga tell us about Christ and the Second Coming? 

Come join us for this workshop with Nayaswami Hriman. He will be sharing about his newly published book on the teachings of yoga and the Biblical teachings of the Christ. We will have a book signing following the workshop.

More information and register here. 

Ananda Yoga
Your first class is free!


Ananda Yoga® is spiritual yoga, using uplifting affirmations, an emphasis on consciousness and not just the physical body, and is based on the teachings of the great master, Paramhansa Yogananda.   Try one of our classes and experience Ananda Yoga® for your Self. More class information here.

Discounts for seniors every day.  Purchase 10 classes in advance for more savings.

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 

Education for Life Outreach 
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. Everyone gains greater self-understanding through the tools of Education for Life. Find out more.

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.