Ananda is a global movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, who showed how everyone can realize joy within themselves and in their daily lives.




June Events

A Magical Music Workshop!

Dhuti 2Music To Awaken Superconsciousness – June 4, 2-5pm Join us for a wonderful afternoon of exploring the music of Ananda.  Stay for potluck dinner and Kirtan! Our dear friend, and musician extraordinaire, Dhuti Elizabeth Johnson  will lead us in this multi-dimensional music workshop. More…



7 Week Meditation Class

CO6A4083cbv-400x267Lessons in Meditation – Saturdays starting June 4th, 10-11 am Curious about meditation? Or maybe you have tried to meditate but not quite sure what to do or how to do it?  This course will take the mystery out of meditation with practical lessons to help you establish a regular meditation practice.  Pre-registration required. $40 for course including book, CD and DVD. Learn more here.


The Pilgrim Vow

Sanjan praying to MasterPilgrim Vow Initiation – Sunday, June 19  after Sunday Service.  The Pilgrim Vow, a step forward in “standing up and being counted” in your quest for God.  It is part of the Nayaswami Order founded by Swami Kriyananda in the winter of 2009. The order is based on renouncing the ego rather than renouncing the world. Read more here.


New Warwick Meditation Group

SabinaWarwick Meditation Group – 4th Tuesday Monthly (June 24th) – Join us monthly for a Meditation Support Workshop including Energization, Chanting, Inspiration and Meditation at West Shore Wellness in Warwick.  Read more…


Coming In July


The Heart of Yogananda’s Teachings: Practical Tools for Spiritual Living

Gyandev-Diksha-215x153July 17 – 22  Join Nayaswamis Gyandev and Diksha in beautiful Rhinebeck, NY for a week of spiritual depth and inspiration on the teachings of Yogananda at Omega Institute.  Registration is now open click here.


Ananda Kids’ Yoga Camp

yoga camp July 18 – 22 Join us for the 3rd annual Kids’ Yoga Camp at Ananda Rhode Island where we’ll share a week of fun yoga, nature and art activities. This year’s camp will also include a trip to Rock Spot Climbing for a rock climbing adventure!  Camp is lead by Erin Vinacco, educator and kids’ yoga instructor and Kyle McDonald, yoga & art instructor and Waldorf mom.  Total cost for the week is $165 with all supplies and a healthy snack included each day. Email vinacco.e@gmail.com to register. Limited spots available!


Read Autobiography of a Yogi for FREE!

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