Ananda invites you to experience the joy of your own true nature. Discover an expanded sense of harmony, love and peace in your life through ancient and effective techniques of Meditation, Kriya Yoga, spiritually oriented Hatha Yoga, Community and Friendship.Our offerings are based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, who showed how everyone can realize the Divine in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality We have teaching Centers to serve you in Providence and Hopkinton RI. Visit us and discover that JOY IS WITHIN YOU


JOY TO YOU! Happy August!!


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“Meditation is the pickaxe which opens up all the covers of consciousness, and brings forth all the fountain of God’s ever-new joy. Meditation is complete relaxation, the only way to know God. You can do everything else but meditate, and you will never find that joy which comes when the thoughts are silent. You may ask, how do I know there is such a joy as you describe? This is my testimony: If you practice every day deeply and consistently, you will find that joy, ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new, ever-increasingly manifest within you. And with practice it will stay with you in activity and in silence alike; even in sleep. It is a joy that will constantly guide you to right action in everything and will respond to your prayers.
~Paramhansa Yogananda




Join us for a Week-end Discipleship Retreat 

with Nayaswami Asha 

September 25-27, 2015, Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, North Andover, Ma


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Through discipleship we are able to achieve a balance of self-effort and divine grace that is essential to spiritual progress. This retreat will help you to explore and understand the guru disciple relationship and decide whether discipleship is right for you. For more information please click here.




Big dark pink Lotus Flower photoExperiencing Raja Yoga – Monthly

Raja Yoga Workshops suspended for the summer.  See you in the fall.

Raja Yoga encompasses all the different types of Yoga, including meditation, devotional practices, dispassionate discrimination and wisdom, as well as the physical postures well-known in the West. Raja Yoga offers a scientific approach to the spiritual life, with techniques for stilling the mind and expanding our consciousness.  For more information about Raja Yoga, click here.





meditateSpirit of Joy Meditation Workshop meets 2nd Tuesday Monthly at West Shore Wellness in Warwick.  Let’s discover together how inner practices like meditation can open us to experience and expand our capacity for more joy in our lives.  For more info, please click here.





YOGA - KylePlease Join Ananda Yoga instructor, Kyle McDonald Friday Mornings 10:00 am for Mixed level yoga, followed by meditation at the South County YMCA
165 Broad Rock Rd. Peace dale, RI 02879
$10. Drop – in / Free for members

Click here for more information.





kirtan-215x140KIRTAN in WESTERLY – Last Friday of the month!  Join us at Studio 4 Yoga, 7-8pm for beautiful uplifting chanting…all are welcome!






KirtalsCheck this homepage frequently for additonal Ananda Kirtans in Rhode Island.  We look forward to chanting with you! 










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