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Welcome to Ananda Rhode Island

Meditation — Yoga Classes — Chanting and Kirtan

Sunday Service — Healing Prayer Circle — and much more!

“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.   See full Meditation Schedule here

Good Friday Event, 1 – 3pm

This event includes music from Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio
and 90 minutes of Meditation.
with Kyle and Dhuti
Offered online and in-person (for a limited number)
If you would like to attend in-person, please email us at

Join us for Easter Sunday
Service at 11am

Online and In-person … If you would like to attend in-person, please email us at

April Class: Learn to Meditate

4 Class Series
Saturdays in April: 4/3, 10, 17, 24, 10:30am – noon
You can attend either in-person or on zoom

Join Kelly and Jiavanna for this dynamic training!
This is the first step on the path to Kriya Yoga
Cost is $60 and includes the book How to Meditate
by Nayaswami Jyotish Novak

To Register, email:

This class series will be offered again in Summer 2021

What is Ananda?  …We are a Spiritual Community based on the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda

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Featured New Class

Music and Meditation,   with Dhuti   Monday Evenings, 6-7PM

Join Dhuti for Live Music, to sing along with or simply enjoy!             Traditional chants will be mixed with songs by Swami Kriyananda

followed by a 30 minute Guided Meditation and Healing Prayers

This is a wonderful evening for anyone — for those who have long enjoyed Ananda music and for those who are newer to Ananda.  It is a fun and deep way to experience the rich music of Ananda!

Music and Meditation will run for 12 weeks, beginning March 8th

Open to all!  At the Ananda RI zoom link    passcode: bliss

Weekly Online Schedule

All Yoga classes are offered “Online Only” at this time 

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11AM – NOON:  Sunday Service

NOON – 1PM:    Online Social Satsang

1 — 2PM (3rd Sundays):  Healing Prayer Circle with Jiavanna


9AM – 10AM:  Stretch, Breathe, Meditate with Kyle

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina

6PM – 7PM:  Music and Meditation with Dhuti


10AM — 11AM  Gentle Yoga, Relaxation  & Meditation with Jiavanna

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina

4:45 — 5:45PM:  Evening Yoga with Sam

6PM — 7:30PM:  Autobiography of a Yogi Book Club

8:30PM – 10:15PM:  Longer Weekly Meditation with Pasqualina


9AM – 10AM:  Morning Yoga with Kelly 

10:00AM – 10:30AM: Creating Spiritual Community Meditation with Kelly

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina

6:30PM:     Evening Yoga with Pam


9AM – 10AM:  Morning Yoga with Kelly 

10AM – 10:20AM: Creating Spiritual Community Meditation with Kelly

10:30AM – 11AM: Ananda Sing Alongs with Dhuti 

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina

7:30PM – 8:30PM: Meditation: Building the Magnetism Needed for Creating Spiritual Community with David and Shannon


8AM – 9:15AM: Yoga with David-To Join Follow Link Here 

10AM – 11AM:  Energization, Yoga, Relaxation with Jiavanna

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina


9AM – 10:15AM: Saturday Morning Yoga with Sam 

11:30AM – NOON: Ananda Sing Alongs with Dhuti 

Make a Donation

If you would like to make a donation for our online programs, there are many ways to do so. Please go HERE to donate. Thank you! 


Healing Prayer Circle, 3rd Sunday, 1-2pm

HEALING PRAYER CIRCLE– We use the Divine Will Healing techniques taught by Paramhansa Yogananda.  Guided Prayers, Affirmations, Visualizations and other healing techniques – helps in opening the hearts and minds of all who participate and bring many blessings to those who receive.  Everyone is welcome!Please note, our usual Healing Prayer Circle is on the 2nd Sunday of the month.  However, in June and July it will be the first Sunday.  Learn More

                               WEEKLY EVENTS

Longer Meditation with Pasqualina

“Group meditation is a castle that protects the new spiritual aspirants as well as the veteran meditators. Meditating together increases the degree of Self-Realization of each member of the group by the law of invisible vibratory exchange of group magnetism.”–Paramhansa Yogananda Tuesdays:  8:30pm – 10:15pm

Autobiography of a Yogi Book Club: 75 Years 

Paramhansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi. Join us for a lively spiritual discussion. We typically cover one chapter per week. You can drop in any time! Join in the discussion or just listen and enjoy the spiritual companionship. Tuesday Evenings, 6 – 7:30pm Learn More

“I Am a Warrior of Light” Affirmation

“God’s light is within me and around me. With the sword of faith in my hand, with the love of God in my heart, I am a warrior of light. I join my brothers and sisters everywhere to overcome fear with faith, hatred with love, and disease with health. We all are warriors of light. We fill the world with God’s light.” Click Here to Join Live 


Ananda Espanol: Ejercicios de Energetización haga clic aquí

Ejercicios de Energetización: En el capítulo 27, del libro Autobiografía de un Yogui, Paramhansa Yogananda escribe: “Comprendiendo que el cuerpo del hombre es como una batería eléctrica, concluí que podría recargarse de energía directamente por medio de la voluntad. Ya que ninguna acción, grande o pequeña, es posible sin voluntad, el hombre puede aprovechar su motor primario, la voluntad, para renovar los tejidos corporales sin aparatos costosos, ni ejercicios mecánicos.” En este curso aprenderás estos ejercicios.

Read Autobiography of A Yogi for Free

Autobiography 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

Ananda Rhode Island is the Main Teaching Center on the US East Coast

and the only Ananda Church on the US East Coast.  

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