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Jun
30
Tue
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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 for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Taught by Lynne Steele

Taught by Lynne Steele

This class is taught by Lynne Steele.

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jun 30 @ 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!

Meditation in Life: How to Practice and Change Your Life: Overcoming Moods @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Taught by Lynne Steele

Taught by Lynne Steele

4 Tuesdays  June 30, July 7, 14 & 21 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in Bothell. 

Introducing a new series of classes – Meditation in Life: How to Practice and Change Your Life!

In each series we pick up a different topic to help you change your life through practicing meditation and other teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

June 30 : Overcoming Moods – Lynne Steele

July 7: Enhancing Creativity – Suryadas

July 14 : Enhancing Healing – Christy

July 21: At Work and Home – Jamuna

 

June 30 – 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.”

 

All Four Classes $45
Overcoming Moods Class Only $15

 

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Jul
1
Wed
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Michelle Marshall

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 makes Ananda Yoga suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

This class is taught by Michelle Marshall.

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 1 @ 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!

Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Taught by Nancy Callan

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 makes Ananda Yoga suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  Lorie specializes in restorative yoga.

 

Kriya Yoga Preparation Intensive, Segment 2 @ Ananda Community
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Kriya Yoga Preparation Intensive: Segment 2 (Study & Practice) – taught by Ananda Lightbearer-ministry staff

Cost is $200 plus texts.
Wednesdays,  July 1-29 & Sep 9-Nov 18, 2015

Segment 2 of the Kriya Yoga training process is for those who have completed the raja segment of the Raja Yoga Intensive, AND, Segment 1 of the Kriya Yoga Preparation. Segment 2 begins with discipleship initiation to Paramhansa Yogananda and the Self-realization line of gurus.

After taking discipleship initiation, you will be taught two key techniques: the Aum Technique of meditation and the Maha Mudra spine-energizing posture-technique.

Then, for the rest of the sub-classes in this Segment you will have the opportunity to practice the four core techniques which are practiced as part of and learned before receiving kriya yoga. These four core techniques are the Energization Exercises, the Hong Sau meditation technique, the Aum meditation technique and the Maha Mudra spine-energizing mudra.

In addition to practicing these techniques each week you will study the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda using four essential textbooks.

  • Autobiography of a Yogi: study one of the most famous and life changing works of modern times.
  • The New Path: learn about life with a God-realized master in the 20th century
  • Essence of Self-Realization: what are the core precepts of Saanatan Dharma: reincarnation, karma, meditation, guru, disciple and much more
  • Conversations with Yogananda: meet the real Yogananda through fascinated, humorous, and profound conversations Yogananda had with Swami Kriyananda

For the convenience of students, these books are available for sale at the Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell.

Prerequisite: Kriya Yoga Preparation Instensive, Segment 1

Classes

Classes meet on Wednesdays, beginning with guided meditation (6:30-7:30 p.m.) and then study and discussion (7:30-9 p.m.) at Ananda Community in Lynnwood.

Class Schedule Includes

Aum & Maha Mudra; Taught by Hriman & Padma

Autobiography of a Yogi;  Taught by Susan

History of Ananda;  Taught by Hriman & Padma

The New Path;  Taught by Nivritti

History of Ananda Pt 2;  Taught by Hriman & Padma

Essence of Self-Realization;  Taught by Prem-Shanti

Conversations With Yogananda; Taught by Jamuna

 

$200 for Segment 2, texts separate
Kriya Prep 2 - Installment Option
Register Now, Pay in Class

 

Energization for Everyday Living @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

This detailed walk through of the full set of 39 exercises will provide an opportunity to learn or practice this remarkable system as well as to understand its benefits to our physical health, mental attitudes and habits, and spiritual practices.

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

Price: $10.00

A Paypal account is not required for online payment. Click on “Checkout with Paypal” and then click on “Don’t have a Paypal account” to enter your credit card information.

 

Nancy Callan

Nancy Callan

Jul
2
Thu
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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 for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Taught by Shaefeather Windsong

Taught by Shaefeather Windsong

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 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!

Jul
3
Fri
Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 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!

Jul
4
Sat
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Taught by Murali Venkatrao

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 makes Ananda Yoga suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

This class is taught by Murali Venkatrao, director of Ananda Yoga Teacher Training for Ananda Washington.

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Both new and experienced meditators benefit from meditating with a group. Ananda offers many opportunities to meditate with others and experience the joy and peace that meditation inspires.

Saturday night meditation begins with a short period of chanting, followed by silent meditation until a chanting break at 8 pm. Silent meditation continues then until shortly before 9 pm, when the meditation closes with healing prayers. You are welcome to join us for all or part of this time. Please enter and exit the sanctuary quietly, preferably during chanting periods.

On the 4th Saturday of the month meditation begins with one hour of chanting (kirtan) followed by 45 minutes of meditation.

Kirtan dates: 4th Saturday of the month: March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, August 29

Jul
5
Sun
Purification Ceremony & Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

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 in the sanctuary.

Silent Meditation, 9:15 – 9:45 am

The silent meditation period begins with a chant at 9:15 (chant books with words are available). Just before the close of meditation at 9:45, the minister will lead us in offering healing prayers.

Sunday Service in Bothell @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 5 @ 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 of the East and the mystical traditions of Christ, with scriptural readings from both the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita. Service includes music, chanting, a brief period of meditation, an inspirational talk, and a beautiful ceremony called A Festival of Light.

For more detailed information on the service, click here.

Jul
6
Mon
Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Taught by Lynne Steele

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 makes Ananda Yoga suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

 

 

How to Meditate: Inner Peace Through Relaxation & Concentration @ East West Bookshop
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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Taught by Bruce Willis

“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, quiet your mind, awaken intuition and experience greater joy and creativity in daily life. This 3-session course includes in-class practice, tips on establishing your practice at home, online guided meditations, written instructions, unlimited (no-charge) re-take policy, and ongoing support in-person or online.

In this class you will learn:

  • How to use simple stretches and breath-control techniques to release tension and relax the body.
  • How to concentrate the mind.
  • How to use imagery, affirmation, and chanting to be calm and peaceful.

Meditation has been scientifically proven to be beneficial to the health of body, mind and spirit. Meditation is for everyone and requires no outward affiliation or belief system.

At East West, look for a series, almost every month 3 Mondays in a row 7:30 – 9:00
Mar 2, 9, 16

Apr 6, 13, 20

May 4, 11, 18

June 1, 8,15

July  6, 13, 20

August 3, 10, 17

Take Learn to Meditate for $45 or add Deepen Your Meditation class on the 4th week for only $5 more!

3 consecutive weeks, 7:30 to 9 p.m.:
In Seattle, at East West Bookshop:
In Bothell, at the Ananda Meditation Temple:
Required text: How to Meditate by Jyotish Novak

The book How to Meditate by Jyotish Novak is a required text for the 3-class series. If you do not already own the book, we will have a copy ready for you on the first night of class. You may add it to your shopping cart now or pay for it at the first class.

Price: $10.95

 


Also available as a condensed workshop

This class covers the same material as the Learn to Meditate Series (above), but may be more convenient for those who cannot take an evening class. The workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Price: $25.00

Deepen Your Meditation

In Seattle & Bothell, 7:30 – 9 pm

This class is designed for those who have completed the Learn to Meditate class (3-part series or Saturday workshop).  We will review our meditation practices together and explore how meditation can transform your life and be an integral part of your spiritual path. Topics will vary according to students’ interest but may include how to use chanting or mantra, what is the 8-Fold Path described by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras, reincarnation, the importance of devotion, what is raja yoga and kriya yoga and more information about Ananda.  Prerequisite: Learn to Meditate.  The Deepen Your Meditation class will generally follow on the Monday or Tuesday following the Learn to Meditate 3-class series.

Register for Deepen Your Meditation at the same time you register for Learn to Meditate (above) for only $5!

Note: There is no Deepen Class in January. Please register for the one in February. 

 


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You may also be interested in Ananda’s Meditation Teacher Training.

Jul
7
Tue
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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 for both beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Taught by Lynne Steele

Taught by Lynne Steele

This class is taught by Lynne Steele.

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Jul 7 @ 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!

Meditation in Life: How to Practice and Change Your Life:Enhancing Creativity @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Taught by Suryadas Holliman

Taught by Suryadas Holliman

4 Tuesdays  June 30, July 7, 14 & 21 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in Bothell. 

Introducing a new series of classes – Meditation in Life: How to Practice and Change Your Life!

In each series we pick up a different topic to help you change your life through practicing meditation and other teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

June 30 : Overcoming Moods – Lynne Steele

July 7: Enhancing Creativity – Suryadas

July 14 : Enhancing Healing – Christy

July 21: At Work and Home – Jamuna

 

Learn how to harness your creativity, how to draw from divine inspiration and how to listen to and to channel that inspiration, differentiating it from your own ego currents. Suryadas is an avid painter and Kriyaban.

 

 

All Four Classes $45
Enhancing Creativity Class Only $15

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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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