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Meditation, Yoga, Bringing Spirit to Life

The Ananda Meditation Temple is a sanctuary of inner peace, where “yoga” comes “to life!” Here you will find

If you are one who steps apart from the crowd, who cherishes truth and high ideals and quiet time for the more important things of life, we think you’ll feel right at home here, at Ananda.  Families, couples, singles–all are welcome! Come and find like-minded people. Most of all come and find inner joy!

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Featured Events

Auction 2015

Saturday June 6, 5 pm - 8 pm in Bothell

You are invited to participate in Ananda’s annual auction

 and help fund the building of a Fellowship Hall!

If you would like to make a donation to the auction, you may do so by any of these methods…

 

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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

8 Thursdays May 21 - July 16 (no class July 2) 7 to 9:15 p.m in Bothell

Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway presents this in-depth course on the famous Yoga Sutras for those wishing to deepen their experience and understanding of meditation and states of higher awareness. For those practicing or teaching hatha yoga (postures), the Sutras offer guidelines of attitude, consciousness and techniques through which to understand the higher purpose of asana practice.

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Yoga Teacher Training Level 2: Yogasutras and Advanced Asana

May 21 - July 18 (Mondays 6-9 pm, Thursdays 7-9:15pm, Saturdays 1-5:30pm)

If you have graduated from the 200 hour Ananda Yoga Teacher training, then AYTT-2 builds on that experience through advanced asanas and a deeper examination of Yoga Sutras. This course is one of  7 course offerings to work towards your RYT 500 certification.

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Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda‏

Sept 28 TO Oct 4, 2015

Join us on this amazing spiritual journey.We will visit and meditate at Paramhansa Yogananda’s shrines in Southern California. To allow the vibrations to penetrate our hearts and souls, the pace of the pilgrimage is leisurely.

Register before May 15 for Early Bird discount!

 

Classes & Events Coming Soon

Intuition and Common Sense: Way to Go!

3 Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16; 7:30-9 pm in Bothell

How do we develop intuition? How does it differ from common sense? How can we make sense of our intuition? How do we know our inspiration is coming from intuition or from desires? Find out these answers and more in this 3 week class.

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Awaken to Superconsciousness – The Art & Science of Meditation

4 Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 & 24; 7:30-9 pm in Bothell

Learn How To:

  • Locate Your Center
  • Where to Concentrate
  • Why is Energy the Missing Link?
  • Importance of Magnetism and How to Increase It.
  • Interiorizing the Mind & the Higher Stages
  • Tuning Into Intuitive Guidance

Required Text: Awaken to Superconsciousness by J. Donald Walters

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Yogasana Intensive #9: A Solstice Celebration With Surya Namaskar

Saturday June 13, 2015 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm in Bothell

In this workshop, we explore the basic postures of Surya Namaskar from both anatomical and astral perspectives. The experiential part consists of practicing several rounds of Surya Namaskar, with Navi Kriya and nadi shuddhi (meridian cleansing pranayama), followed by chanting and meditation.

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Solstice Celebration & Open House

Saturday, June 20, 3:00 - 6:00 pm at Ananda Community, Lynnwood

The first Ananda Community was founded in 1968 in northern California. There are now ten such communities worldwide including Ananda Community in Lynnwood which began in 1992, over twenty years ago! Once again Ananda hosts an annual Open House and Solstice Celebration. All welcome, bring the family!

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Fellowship Hall Blessing with Nayaswami Jyotish and Devi Novak

Sunday, June 21, 11:30 am - 1 pm in Bothell

Join us for a special blessing ceremony for the Fellowship Hall under
construction, with Jyotish and Devi Novak, spiritual directors of
Ananda Worldwide. Directly after Sunday service on June 21, they will
offer inspiration and a traditional fire ceremony, followed by a
reception with delicious hors d’oeuvres.

 

All are Welcome!

Art & Inspiration

Saturday, June 27, 9:30 am – 2 pm at Ananda Community in Lynnwood

Join artist Jamuna Snitkin for another experience in the series “Art and Inspiration” at Ananda Lynnwood. We will explore the sometimes surprising interaction between images and words. Let us take you on an intuitive and inspiring journey to the source of creativity within yourself. We will do art and lunch. Please bring something for the potluck. Pre-registration is appreciated.

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Meditation in Life: How to Practice and Change Your Life: Overcoming Moods

Tuesday June 30, 2015 7:30 – 8:30 pm in Bothell

Overcoming Moods. Join Ananda yoga and meditation teacher Lynne Steele to explore a different way of dealing with depression and negative thinking.  Learn how meditation techniques such as affirmation, chanting, visualization & self-offering can help you stay calm and centered in the midst of life’s storms.

  • Learn to stay focused on the positive;
  • Raise your energy to meet challenges;
  • Realize the importance of environment and friends;
  • Call upon your Higher Power to expand into spiritual growth.

Based upon the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, such as expressed in the book, “How to Be Happy All the Time.”

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Energization for Everyday Living

Wednesday July 1, 2015 7:30 – 9:00 pm in Bothell

We all have energy. But how can we use it more effectively? More joyfully? More creatively? In this class, we will practice the Energization Exercises and explore the link of energy and will that exists between our mind and body.

Join Nancy Callan, Ananda Yoga Teacher, as we explore Paramhansa Yogananda’s axiom, “The greater the will, the greater the flow of energy.”

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IN BOTHELL:

Ananda Meditation Temple
23305 Bothell-Everett Hwy
Bothell, WA 98021
425-806-3700
10-6 Tues- Fri | Sat & Sun mornings

IN SEATTLE:

East West Bookshop of Seattle
6407 12th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
206-523-3726

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Upcoming Events

Jun
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7:30 pm How to Meditate: Inner Peace Thr... @ East West Bookshop
How to Meditate: Inner Peace Thr... @ East West Bookshop
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Meditate: Inner Peace Through Relaxation & Concentration @ East West Bookshop | Seattle | Washington | United States
“The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with Spirit lies its greatest joy.” —Yogananda Taught by Masha Reichert   Meditation can transform your life. Learn to relax your body, quiet your mind, awaken intuition[...]
Jun
2
Tue
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with affirmations and energizing pranayam movements that will bestow physical strength and relaxation, inspiration and inner peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative and individualistic style makes Ananda Yoga suitable[...]
12:00 pm Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
This half an hour meditation starts with a chant and a prayer reading leading to a silent meditation. No need to register – just come and meditate!
5:45 pm Gentle Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Gentle Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jun 2 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Gentle Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell | Bothell | Washington | United States
Taught by Prem-Shanti Rider Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with affirmations and energizing pranayam movements that will bestow physical strength and relaxation, inspiration and inner peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative and individualistic style[...]
7:30 pm Intuition and Common Sense: Way ... @ Ananda Temple
Intuition and Common Sense: Way ... @ Ananda Temple
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Intuition and Common Sense: Way to Go! @ Ananda Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
Christy Johnston 3 Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16; 7:30-9 pm in Bothell How do we develop intuition? How does it differ from common sense? How can we make sense of our intuition? How do we[...]
Jun
3
Wed
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
Taught by Michelle Marshall Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with affirmations and energizing pranayam movements that will bestow physical strength and relaxation, inspiration and inner peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative and individualistic style[...]
12:00 pm Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
This half an hour meditation starts with a chant and a prayer reading leading to a silent meditation. No need to register – just come and meditate!
6:00 pm Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell | Bothell | Washington | United States
Taught by Nancy Callan Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with affirmations and energizing pranayam movements that will bestow physical strength and relaxation, inspiration and inner peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative and individualistic style[...]
7:30 pm How to Meditate: Inner Peace Thr... @ Ananda Meditation Temple
How to Meditate: Inner Peace Thr... @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Meditate: Inner Peace Through Relaxation & Concentration @ Ananda Meditation Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
3 Wednesdays June 3-10-17  7:30 – 9:00 pm in Bothell. “The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with Spirit lies its greatest joy.” —Yogananda Meditation can transform your life. Learn to relax your body,[...]
Jun
4
Thu
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with affirmations and energizing pranayam movements that will bestow physical strength and relaxation, inspiration and inner peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative and individualistic style makes Ananda Yoga suitable[...]

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