Welcome to Ananda Rhode Island

Experience Peace and Bliss through

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


For Every Meeting, the password is:   bliss

 The meeting ID is:   5650110675

The same link works for all meetings. So just click HERE when you wish to join!  https://zoom.us/j/5650110675


11AM – NOON:  Sunday Service

NOON – 1PM:    Online Social Satsang

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

1 — 2:30PM (except 3rd Sundays): Raja Yoga — Step 2 on the path to Kriya Yoga. Begins September 6, runs through November 29.  More info HERE.

To learn more and to sign up, please contact Jiavanna at anandarhodeisland@gmail.com or 401-524-4766 or Kyle at mcdonaldkj@aol.com or 510-684-7475.


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

Join Dhuti Online for Ananda Sing Alongs! Go HERE Saturdays and Mondays 10:30AM

5PM – 6PM:     Monday Evening Meditation with Pasqualina

6PM – 7:30PM:  Awaken to Superconsciousness Book Club


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

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina

5:45 — 6:45PM:  Evening Yoga with Sam

7PM – 8PM:     Evening Meditation with Pasqualina


9AM – 10AM:  Morning Yoga with Kelly and Sam

NOON – 1PM: Noon Meditation with Kelly

6:30PM:     Evening Yoga with Pam


9AM – 10AM:  Morning Yoga with Kelly and Sam

7PM – 8PM:    Evening Meditation with Pasqualina


8AM – 9:15AM: Yoga with David- Special Zoom Address: https://zoom.us/j/7335031103, no password

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

NOON – 1PM:  Noon Meditation with Pasqualina


9AM – 10:15AM: Saturday Morning Yoga with Sam — Offered in person at Ananda RI. Participation is limited. To reserve your spot, please contact Sam directly at 301-500-9185. This class will not be offered on zoom, only in-person. 

Join Dhuti Online for Ananda Sing Alongs! Go HERE Saturdays and Mondays 10:30AM

Click HERE to watch last week’s Sunday Service talk

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!

NEW Class Under way:

(instructions below) to join us In-Person for Sunday Service and Monday Morning Yoga & Meditation

Ananda RI is following the
RI Department of Health Reopening Guidelines

We can fit 11 Sunday Service participants and 5 Yoga students.
You can still be part of both these events online, like before. But there are these few spots for in-person attendance.

If you wish to attend, please do the following:
 STEP 1: Send an email to anandarhodeisland@gmail.com to reserve your spot for Sunday Service.
And for Monday Morning Yoga, please text or call Kyle at: 510-684-7475. 

STEP 2:  The RI DOH requires a sign-in sheet for all gatherings. You will have to sign in to attend all events at Ananda RI, providing your full name, email, and phone. This will help in the event of a need to trace any transmission. 

STEP 3:  Wear Face coverings. There will be some available if you have forgotten yours. We will be maintaining at least 6 foot social distance; chairs will be set up to reflect this.

STEP 4: Please no congregating in the front lobby. There will be no access to the kitchen.

STEP 5: Please know that hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes will be available at all times.
There will be no access to cushions, bolsters, mats, etc. You may bring your own.
All surfaces, including chairs, knobs, etc. will be sanitized before and after. 

COMING SOON: Learn to Meditate – Step 1 on the path to Kriya Yoga.     4 Class series. Fee is $70 (can slide), includes book. More info HERE. Please contact Pasqualina with questions and to register at: p_luzzi@cox.net or 401-742-5398.

Here is an AFFIRMATION video to practice. It is especially for these times when we are not getting together in person. Join Nayaswami Devi in practicing it. Click HERE to watch.


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

Watch the video below to get to know us better!


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

                              OUR WEEKLY EVENTS

Monday  Evening Meditation

Guided Meditation with Pasqualina – 5:00-6pm -Beginners and Experienced – all are welcome! Learn More

Awaken to Superconsciousness Book Club

Awaken to Superconciousness by Swami Kriyananda contains a how to approach to all truth-seekers to begin or dive more deeply into a great adventure. Weekly meeting, Mondays 6-7:15pm   Learn More

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  GoYogananda.com

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

and the only Ananda Church on the US East Coast.  

We’d love to see you – Come visit us!