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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!

What is Ananda? 

Experience a 10 minute guided meditation

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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

Wisdom of India: Truth is One and Eternal

4 Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19 & 26; 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm in Seattle

Birth, Death, Karma & Reincarnation. Discover the hidden threads of past action that affect your life.

Chakras: the Inner Zodiac of Your Soul’s Knowing! The subtle energy centers of intelligence contain the gifts of Spirit. The subtle body contains the software matrix of your past tendencies and thus provide a doorway to your future.

Apocalypse Now, or, New Age of Energy? Learn how ancient civilizations viewed the history of humanity and how a new understanding of the ancient Hindu calendar reveals humanity’s expansive destiny in our times.

 

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Karma and Reincarnation

Saturday, May 23, 9:30 am to noon in Bothell

This workshop, based on the book by the same name by Paramhansa Yogananda, speaks from realized wisdom and experience, not mere philosophical speculation. Yogananda assures us of God’s love and goodness through all eternity.

We will cover such vital subjects as:
• Why do we see a world of suffering and inequality?
• How should we handle the challenges in our lives?
• What happens at death? After death? Is there a heaven? Hell?
• What is evil and who is responsible for it?

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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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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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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

May
24
Sun
10:00 am Sunday Service in Bothell @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Sunday Service in Bothell @ Ananda Meditation Temple
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
(Starting time may vary on holidays.) Sundays at Ananda Meditation Temple are the highlight of the week and are an excellent occasion for your first visit. Sunday Service is drawn from the ancient meditation tradition[...]
11:45 am Healing Prayer Council @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Healing Prayer Council @ Ananda Meditation Temple
May 24 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Healing Prayer Council @ Ananda Meditation Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
Join us for our monthly healing prayer sessions after Sunday Service in Spring of 2015. Christy Johnston March 15 April 26 May 24 Participants of the Ananda Healing Prayer Council offer daily prayers for others. If[...]
May
25
Mon
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
Taught by Lynne Steele 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[...]
6:00 pm Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop | 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[...]
7:30 pm Deepen Your Meditation @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Deepen Your Meditation @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
May 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Deepen Your Meditation @ East West Bookshop in Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
Justin Lee In Bothell at Ananda Temple: Wednesdays once a month:  March 25, April 22, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26 7:30 – 9:00 pm OR In Seattle at East West Bookshop: Mondays[...]
May
26
Tue
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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[...]
May
27
Wed
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
May 27 @ 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
May 27 @ 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!

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