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Oct
21
Tue
Group Meditation @ Ananda Community
Oct 21 @ 5:45 am – 7:45 am

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

The morning meditation in Lynnwood begins with a chant and healing prayers at 5:45 am. There is a chanting break and short reading at 6:45, and the meditation ends with healing prayers at 6:45.

Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Prem-Shant Rider

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

The gentle yoga classes are designed to encourage beginning yoga students and to nurture students who want a review of the basics in Ananda hatha yoga practice. Like all Ananda yoga classes, each student is encouraged to practice at their own particular level and to enjoy the upliftment and freedom that Ananda yoga practice can bring.

• Practice at your own level • Stretch your body • Soothe your spirit 
• Increase your flexibility • Lift your energy

 

Raja and Hatha Yoga Intensive @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ananda’s most popular and comprehensive course!

Learn meditation, yoga, the universal philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali’s Eight-Fold Path (Ashtanga Yoga). This course features the modern, definitive text written by Swami Kriyananda, The Art and Science of Raja Yoga.  There are no pre-requisites for this course.

This course is offered in two places.
Murali VenkatraoNayaswami Hriman McGilloway
East West Bookshop in Seattle with Michelle (Hatha Segment) and Susan (Raja Segment):  September 9 through November 25, 12 Tuesdays, 6 to 9pm
Ananda Temple in Bothell with Murali (Hatha Segment) and Hriman (Raja Segment): September 4 through November 20, 12 Thursdays, 6 to 9:15pm

Raja Yoga segment (7:30 – 9:15 pm) includes: meditation practices using breath, mantra, pranayama, affirmation, chanting, visualization, and chakra exercises; philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali’s 8-Fold Path of Ashtanga Yoga; and the philosophy of Karma, Kundalini, the Guru, astral and causal planes, reincarnation, and much more. The Raja segment is taught by Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway in Bothell and Nayaswami Susan McGinnis in Seattle.

Hatha Yoga segment (6 – 7:15 pm) includes: yoga postures (asanas), pranayama, affirmations, healing, diet, and yoga routines. The Hatha Yoga segment is taught by Michelle Marshall in Seattle & Murali Venkatrao in Bothell.

Saturday workshop: Saturday April 4, 2015 held at Ananda Community in Lynnwood:

Raja segment: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hatha segment, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Students from each of the two locations (Bothell & Seattle) come together on this Saturday. Lunch provided by Ananda Community with an optional Community tour following.

Students will have access to archival re-mastered recordings by Swami Kriyananda on the topics of the Raja textbook.

Register Online

Oct
22
Wed
Group Meditation @ Ananda Community
Oct 22 @ 5:45 am – 7:45 am

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

The morning meditation in Lynnwood begins with a chant and healing prayers at 5:45 am. There is a chanting break and short reading at 6:45, and the meditation ends with healing prayers at 6:45.

Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

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.

Taught by Lorie Gail

Taught by Lorie Gail

 

Guided Meditation Practice @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Guided by Chandi Holliman

Guided by Chandi Holliman

Designed for graduates of Level 1 Meditation classes but open to all, this weekly session includes a complete but guided practice of meditation including simple stretches, chanting, breath control techniques and silent meditation. Each session will have a discussion period and a theme based on positive attitude or meditation techniques. No need to register – just come meditate!

How to Meditate: Inner Peace Through Relaxation & Concentration @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

“The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with Spirit lies its greatest joy.” —Yogananda

Taught by Dakshina Agee

Taught by Dakshina Agee

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.

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

 

3 consecutive weeks, offered every month 7:30 to 9 p.m.:
Mondays in Seattle, at East West Bookshop:
Wednesdays 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!

Choose preferred date

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

Oct
23
Thu
Group Meditation @ Ananda Community
Oct 23 @ 5:45 am – 7:45 am

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

The morning meditation in Lynnwood begins with a chant and healing prayers at 5:45 am. There is a chanting break and short reading at 6:45, and the meditation ends with healing prayers at 6:45.

Ananda Yoga @ East West Bookshop in Seattle
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Rashmi Dave

Taught by Rashmi Dave

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.

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Oct 23 @ 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! 

Raja and Hatha Yoga Intensive @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Ananda’s most popular and comprehensive course!

Learn meditation, yoga, the universal philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali’s Eight-Fold Path (Ashtanga Yoga). This course features the modern, definitive text written by Swami Kriyananda, The Art and Science of Raja Yoga.  There are no pre-requisites for this course.

This course is offered in two places.
Murali VenkatraoNayaswami Hriman McGilloway
East West Bookshop in Seattle with Michelle (Hatha Segment) and Susan (Raja Segment):  September 9 through November 25, 12 Tuesdays, 6 to 9pm
Ananda Temple in Bothell with Murali (Hatha Segment) and Hriman (Raja Segment): September 4 through November 20, 12 Thursdays, 6 to 9:15pm

Raja Yoga segment (7:30 – 9:15 pm) includes: meditation practices using breath, mantra, pranayama, affirmation, chanting, visualization, and chakra exercises; philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali’s 8-Fold Path of Ashtanga Yoga; and the philosophy of Karma, Kundalini, the Guru, astral and causal planes, reincarnation, and much more. The Raja segment is taught by Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway in Bothell and Nayaswami Susan McGinnis in Seattle.

Hatha Yoga segment (6 – 7:15 pm) includes: yoga postures (asanas), pranayama, affirmations, healing, diet, and yoga routines. The Hatha Yoga segment is taught by Michelle Marshall in Seattle & Murali Venkatrao in Bothell.

Saturday workshop: Saturday April 4, 2015 held at Ananda Community in Lynnwood:

Raja segment: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hatha segment, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Students from each of the two locations (Bothell & Seattle) come together on this Saturday. Lunch provided by Ananda Community with an optional Community tour following.

Students will have access to archival re-mastered recordings by Swami Kriyananda on the topics of the Raja textbook.

Register Online

Oct
24
Fri
Group Meditation @ Ananda Community
Oct 24 @ 5:45 am – 7:45 am

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

The morning meditation in Lynnwood begins with a chant and healing prayers at 5:45 am. There is a chanting break and short reading at 6:45, and the meditation ends with healing prayers at 6:45.

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Oct 24 @ 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! 

Oct
25
Sat
Ananda Yoga @ Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell
Oct 25 @ 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.

Indian International Dinner @ Ananda Community
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come join us on this feast for devas. Gentle and aromatic spices liven up new and delicate vegetables. Satisfying, comforting dals and fragrant rice grains flowering with flavor. Krishnapriya brings the best of the deep south of India and combines it with the delicate spices of the north, while keeping in mind the sensitivity of the Seattle taste-bud.

Proceeds benefit the Ananda Meditation Temple Building Fund (future Fellowship Hall).

Krishnapriya Brack is our head chef!

Prepaid reservations on a sliding scale of $25-$50 or more per person. Prepay your reservation by Oct. 19 to allow for planning please.

Price: $25.00

Menu:

To be announced

 

 

 

Group Meditation @ Ananda Meditation Temple
Oct 25 @ 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.

The Saturday night meditation begins with one hour of chanting (kirtan) one Saturday night each month. See the Event Calendar for Kirtan dates.

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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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