Nayaswami Asha will be with us in Rhode Island
from October 1st through October 4th.


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With warmth and wisdom, Asha helps us to see how spiritual teaching can be woven into daily, ordinary life. She offers practical, real-life examples to guide us, to encourage us, and to support us for the journey of life.
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Ongoing Events



SUNDAY SERVICE – Sundays 10am-Noon.  Followed by potluck refreshments afterwards.  Please check Sunday Service bar at the top of this page for more details.




Moonrise Meditation

PLEASE NOTE – WE ARE CANCELLING “Chanting By the Sea” on Saturday, Sept. 23. Please join us instead at the Peace Fest Rhode Island 2017

1-4pm at Burnside Park, 2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence Rhode Island.  For more information:  http://providenceonline.com/stories/peace-fest-ri-2017,24765




Healing PrayerHealing Prayer Circle
3rd Sunday, September 17    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  is the 3rd Sunday.  Everyone is welcome.




 Meditation & Yoga

“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.  In addition to the Meditations listed on our  Yoga and Meditation Schedule, we have two meditation groups that meet at other sites. 


We offer a meditation daily at Ananda Meditation & Yoga Center.  Some meditations are at the end of a Yoga Class, and some are separate programs.  Meditations are guided, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please click below for our weekly schedule…




For information about our off-site meditation groups, please click on the links below.  You may also call us at 401-524-4766

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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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