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
- Meditation: Learn it, teach it.
- Yoga: Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga and Kriya Yoga. Find the inner dimension of yoga.
- Spiritual Living Classes, Retreats and Seminars, including Sunday Service
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!
Your next step!
At the Raja Yoga Intensive, you’ll learn how to meditate, and how to practice the yoga postures in the way they were originally intended: as a priceless aid to inner unfoldment. You’ll thrill to discover how the inspired wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita integrates with the a deeper understanding of the Judao-Christian heritage, and how the science of yoga comes to us through the timeless psycho-spiritual insights of the now famous Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (wherein is found the Eight-Fold Path known as Ashtanga Yoga).
Whether you train to teach meditation, or simply to deepen your understanding and experience of meditation, this power-packed course is for you! This in-depth study of the stages of meditation, the techniques and attitudes for focusing the mind, relaxing the body and calming the emotions, will give you valuable tools to assist others with their meditation.
Let the sound of silence in the trees and the calm waters, as well as the voice of silence in your own soul bring peace, wisdom, and refreshment to body, mind and spirit! Space is limited on this popular annual retreat, so register soon! The final deadline for registration and balance due is January 18, 2015
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Our dreams speak a universal language that comes to us in the service of health and wholeness.
New students are welcome for this second class. Bring a recent dream and your journal!
What is this “Kriya Yoga” that one hears so much about? Is it a meditation technique or is it something more? How does it work and why would I want to undergo the training in preparation for learning it?
Come and get all your questions answered in this free introductory class. Please register and let us know you are coming.
Our relationships with other people form a complex karmic web. We expect so much from them. How can we ever understand what is really going on? Discover that “place” from which we can better see the patterns and purposes of our life experiences. Join Nayaswami Jamuna Snitkin and Lynne Steele for all or one or two of these sessions.
Entrepreneurs Krysta Gibson (New Spirit Journal and author of the “Business Success for Body, Mind and Spirit”) and Buddy Wilson (founder of Promium, maker of laboratory software) come together with Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway to form a panel leading an interactive discussion on dharma and career.
Are you a caregiver in need of some stress relief? If so, this class will teach you some basic stress relieving breathing techniques and some ways to integrate stress relief into your daily routine, providing a calming effect to the environment which allows you and your loved one or client some space in which to be nourished, and the courage to be able to cope with the path that lies ahead.
The Yogasana Intensives are a series of 9 workshops designed to explore the physical, astral, and causal aspects of yoga postures. Designed for all levels and for students considering Yoga Teacher Training, each workshop picks up the thread of Hatha Yoga from a specific topic.
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.
Murali Venkatrao, from India, was born and raised in the Vedic traditions. Now, as a distinguished teacher of Ananda Yoga, Raja Yoga and the Director of the Yoga Teacher Training for the Institute of Living Yoga, he helps us find clarity and perspective on that complex web of culture, history, practices, rituals, tradition and teachingfollowing the time-honored Indian tradition of teaching through the medium of stories.
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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“… without your assistance, the work cannot go on… All of you who wish to offer much-needed help, now or in the future, I bless.” – Paramhansa Yogananda