“Kriya plus devotion works like mathematics, it cannot fail!”
 Paramhansa Yogananda


Kriya Yoga is a meditation technique that quickly accelerates one’s spiritual  growth toward the goal of yoga: union with the Divine. It was first made widely available by Paramhansa Yogananda in his book,  Autobiography of a Yogi.  Kriya consists of easy-to-learn techniques to increase concentration and awareness, promote deeper meditation, and increase our energy.  Join us for our annual…


Kriya Week-end Retreat – April 20-22, 2018

North Andover, Massachusetts

Our teachers for the week-end


Nayaswamis Jaya, Sadhana Devi and Parvati


Inspirational talks – Learn more about the Kriya tradition

Discover ways to live more superconsciously

for greater happiness and success in all areas of life.

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 Art & Science of Raja Yoga Course

2nd Session – Saturday February 10th


It’s not too late to join the series, or take an individual class!


Raja Yoga Course . The Art and Science of Raja Yoga is the most comprehensive course on yoga and meditation available today, giving you a profound and intimate understanding of how to apply these age-old teachings, on a practical, as well as spiritual, day to day level in this modern age. It is Step 2 on the Path to Kriya Yoga!   You can still join the course. For more information and the Revised Schedule, click:  “Raja Yoga Class Series” 





Time with the Masters – Saturday, February 17 is like spending time with yourself…only better…because you are with both with your ‘self’ and your Self!  Meditating in a group for a longer (than usual) period of time gives us time to dive deeply into the stillness and joy of meditation.  More Info




Energization Workshop – Saturday, February 24 – 10:15am-1:15pm The 39 Energization Exercises are a powerful tool for recharging the body with energy at will, thereby driving away fatigue and disease. More importantly, it is an invaluable tool for developing divine awareness in its most subtle aspects.  More Info






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“Above all, cultivate the habit of meditation.  This is the inner switch you turn on to connect yourself with the Infinite.”~ Paramhansa Yogananda

Meditation is the heart of our practice at Ananda.  We offer meditation daily. Some meditations are at the end of a Yoga Class, and others are separate programs.  Meditations are guided – no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

 Tuesday evening Meditation at Langworthy Library in:   Hope Valley 

Wednesday Morning Meditation at Ananda Meditation & Yoga Center







Peace and Harmony Prayer



“The secret of  inner peace is realizing that you cannot change the world, but you can change yourself.”    Swami Kriyananda


Peace and Harmony PrayerTogether, let us send One Million prayers of Peace and Harmony to our planet.  Visualize the world bathed in the divine light, and then pray from your heart, “Lord, fill this world with peace and harmony, peace and harmony.” (10x) Then visualize yourself in divine light, and say, “Lord, fill me with peace and harmony, peace and harmony” (3x) Repeat this pray 5 times daily if you can…or, as often as you can.



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READ AY FREEAutobiography of a Yogi has touched the hearts of millions of seekers throughout the world. The techniques and ideas you will learn at Ananda are inspired by this remarkable book and the non-sectarian teachings of its author, Paramhansa Yogananda.

Read the first-hand account of the life experiences of Paramhansa Yogananda, a spiritual master.  This book has sold millions of copies and is beloved around the world by those interested in yoga and spirituality. READ ONLINE FOR FREE at  GoYogananda.com