Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you.
The future will take care of itself.






Our new church was dedicated on Sunday April 30th by Nayaswamis Pranaba and Parvati and will open as soon as more renovations are completed. Please help us to to open the door!




Time With the Masters 
Saturday May 20, 12:30-4pm

In this month’s meditation of Time With The Masters we will be tuning-in to a GreatSoul, Swami Kriyananda, founder of Ananda, celebrating his birthday in May. We express our gratitude and love for him in sharing Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings, and leaving a legacy of love, joy and true discipleship. We start with Energization Exercises at 12:30 then two periods of meditation 1-2:25 and 2:30-4pm.



Healing PrayerHealing Prayer Circle
3rd Sunday (May 21)  1pm-2pm

Join us in exploring the Divine Will Healing techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda as we pray for each other, for those who have requested prayers, and for Planetary Peace and Healing. Please note, new meeting time  this month… 3rd Sunday.  Everyone is welcome.  Ananda Center Hopkinton





Long Chant – Deep Meditation
Sunday May 28, 1-2pm

Chanting has the power to open the heart, transform and uplift the soul. Join us for a session of ‘long-chant’ that is chanting the same chant for a half hour… allowing it to go deeper and deeper within.



Ongoing Meditation Groups


“The secret of meditation is radiating blessings from your heart outward to all the world.”   Swami Kriyananda



devotees meditatingMeditation is the heart of our practice at Ananda.  Our Meditation Groups meet regularly throughout Rhode Island.  Please join us when you can.  All are welcome.  No previous experience with meditation is necessary. For information about a specific group, please click on the links below.  You may also call us at 401-524-4766



 Hope Valley-Tues    Wickford-Wed    Wickford-Thurs     Peacedale-Fri  


Please note that our Wickford-Thursday  and  Peacedale-Friday groups also include yoga.






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


Peace and Harmony PrayerPeace and Harmony Prayer Together, 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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