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*Masks are optional for events inside the temple. Services are also live-streamed to our Ananda Portland YouTube channel.
Sundays are a unique opportunity at Ananda. Each week we get together, in person and online, to share in the path of Self-Realization as brought by Paramhansa Yogananda.
These teachings are non-sectarian and all are welcome.
Service includes a fire ceremony and purification ritual, chanting and brief meditation, readings from the Bible and Bhagavad-Gita, affirmations, music, inspiration talks from our ministers, a spiritual ritual called The Festival of Light, and the opportunity for satsang (fellowship with other truth seekers).
Yogananda gave us many tools and techniques to use for our spiritual growth. At Sunday service, we are able to have a small experience of just about all of them. We are also able to be in the vibration of a sacred space with others who are commited to high-mindedness and self-expansion.
We would love to meet you and support you in your spiritual search. Please don’t hesitate to call us if you have questions. 503-626-3403
*We are not able to offer Sunday School for children at this time. Children are welcome, however, the service includes some quiet meditation and usually lasts about 1.5 hours, which can be a challenge for young children.
Ananda exists because of the generous support of truthseekers around the world. If you watch our services online, you can give a donation on our website HERE.
Shanti Rubenstone, M.D., from Ananda Palo Alto, will be leading the service today.
Shanti is a lifelong devotee and is a co spiritual director at Ananda Palo Alto. She teaches, councils and still maintains a practice of medicine through her coaching practice of “Transformational Medicine.” Her talks are rich with stories from her life as a physician and her many years on the path.
With her warmth and wisdom, she is a much-loved counselor and teacher.