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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

Mahasamadhi – Celebrating Yoga for Everyone!

Saturday March 7 from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm in Bothell

While it was on this date in 1952 that Paramhansa Yogananda left this earth with conscious awareness, today we celebrate the practice of yoga that he helped usher in for a new age of awareness. Yoga is for everyone! Join us for all or part of the afternoon and evening.
Part 1 – A Celebration of Yoga, 3 to 7 p.m.
Part 2 – Saints that Moved the World, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

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Celebrating the Divine in All – Spring Equinox Service

Saturday March 21 from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Bothell

The Spring Equinox celebrates the return of life, joy, and hope after the stillness and silence of winter. Our special guest speakers this year are Zach Abbey and Hailey Anderson, farmers at Ananda Farm on Camano Island.

Together let us plant seeds of nobility and goodness in the soil of our thoughts and actions with affirmation, chanting, music and ceremony. We’ll have delicious sweets and savories to share afterward and special activities for children during the celebratory service. Bring a friend, bring the whole family!

No registration necessary.

 

Classes & Events Coming Soon

Writing to Tap Intuition

3 Tuesdays, March 3, 10, & 17 7:30 to 9 p.m in Bothell

This three-week class presented by Rebecca Davis, a college-level writing teacher, is for those who would like to learn how to use writing to apply intuition to real-life challenges. We will practice a variety of exercises designed to put us in contact with true intuitive guidance.

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Dharma is Joy! Turning “Duty” into “Beauty”

3 Wednesdays, March 4, 11, & 18 7:30 to 9 p.m in Bothell

The path of right action may seem unpleasant to the comfort-seeking ego, but once embraced with creativity and joy, duty flowers into the beauty of joy and inner freedom. Be a spiritual Alchemist and learn that the cup of life can be more than half-full.

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Yogasana Intensive #6: Yoga for your Type – An Ayurvedic Approach to Asana

Saturday, March 14, 1:30 - 5:30 pm in Bothell

Special guest instructor, Willow Kushler!

Yoga is closely aligned with Ayurveda. Asana practice can be used very effectively to keep the doshas in their proper flow and to sustain them as forces of health and vitality. In this class we will explore the practice of yogasanas, along with pranayama and meditation, to balance and harmonize the doshas.

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Energization for Everyday Living

Wednesday, March 25, 7:30-9 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.

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Harmonium Chanting for Beginners

Saturday, March 28, 9:30 am to noon in Bothell

Learn the basics of how to play the harmonium. Bring your harmonium or learn on one of ours. Pre-registration will ensure that we will have an instrument for you to use. Join us for this fun and inspiring class.

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The Art of Spiritual Counseling

3 Wednesdays April 1, 8, and 15, 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Bothell

Spiritual counseling is not a process of “giving advice.” It has its roots in intuition: the art of listening! Nayaswami Padma McGilloway has a lifetime of experience sensitively guiding others, having been trained by Ananda’s founder, Swami Kriyananda in the art of giving spiritual counsel. Melissa Yaden has a doctorate in Acupuncture and as a healer she offers spiritual counsel to patients with and without words.

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Superconscious Living

6 Saturdays, April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, & 16, 9:30 am to noon in Bothell

Superconscious Living is designed for people who seek spiritual growth and fulfillment in the midst of their daily responsibilities. This class shows that challenges such as marriage, relationships, child-raising, money, and career actually provide priceless opportunities for spiritual realization. Learn practical techniques for releasing energy blocks & establishing new habits of willingness and creativity. Discover how to live a healthy, dynamic life, bringing to you a sense of well-being and spiritual growth.

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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
6500 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
206-523-3726

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Upcoming Events

Mar
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12:00 pm Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Mar 6 @ 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!
Mar
7
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9:00 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell | Bothell | Washington | United States
Taught by Murali Venkatrao 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[...]
3:00 pm Mahasamadhi – Celebrating Yoga f... @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Mahasamadhi – Celebrating Yoga f... @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mahasamadhi – Celebrating Yoga for Everyone! @ Ananda Meditation Temple | Bothell | Washington | United States
“Mahasamadhi” can refer to the soul’s permanent realization of its eternal and formless spirit. While it was on this date in 1952 that Paramhansa Yogananda left this earth with conscious awareness, today we celebrate the[...]
Mar
8
Sun
9:00 am Group Meditation at East West @ East West Bookshop
Group Meditation at East West @ East West Bookshop
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Group Meditation at East West @ East West Bookshop | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nayaswami Jamuna Snitkin Join us for Sunday Morning Meditation in Seattle with  Nayaswami Jamuna Snitkin  March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 31, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26,[...]
9:00 am Purification Ceremony & Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Purification Ceremony & Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Purification Ceremony & Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell | Bothell | Washington | United States
Purification Ceremony, 9 – 9:15 am The Purification Ceremony is an opportunity for you to individually pray for purification and invoke God’s grace and power through the masters.  Instructions are available in the foyer or[...]
10:00 am Sunday Service in Bothell @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Sunday Service in Bothell @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
Mar
9
Mon
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Mar
10
Tue
10:30 am Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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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