WELCOME  to  Ananda Rhode Island!

We are a Spiritual Community
based on the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda
Experience peace and bliss through…
Meditation – Yoga Classes –  Chanting – Kirtan
 Healing Prayer Circle – Sunday Service  and 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

2020 Celebration!  

Join us as we commemorate the100th anniversary of Yogananda’s arrival in Boston and the beginning of his mission to teach yoga in the West. For more information and to register please click here.

What is Ananda?

Watch the video below to get to know us better!

At Ananda RI, our RAJA YOGA CLASS SERIES is underway!

The Art and Science of Raja Yoga is a vast treasure trove of spiritual teachings. Start off the New Decade  with a deeper exploration of the yogic lifestyle!  Our Raja Yoga Class Series covers everything from the Philosophy of Yoga to Daily Routines including Diet and Healing. Each class session begins with an hour-long yoga postures class, so you will be relaxed and refreshed.
Start the New Year off in this wonderful way!

The Art And Science of Raja Yoga which contains fourteen lessons in which the original yoga science emerges in all its glory–a proven system for realizing one’s spiritual destiny! This gives us the most complete approach on  raja yoga , which is also known as the “royal” yoga.  Swami’s book provides us with a profound and intimate understanding of how to apply these age-old teachings, on a practical, as well as spiritual, day-to-day level in this modern age There is a vast wealth of knowledge waiting for us  in The Art And Science of Raja Yoga – a treasure to be cherished both by the curious and the serious student of the teachings of yoga.

 12 Weeks / January 11th through March 28,th  Saturdays 9am – noon

Cost $200 for series – Book $16.05  To Register: email: AnandaRhodeIsland@gmail.com or call: 401-524-4766


HEALING PRAYER CIRCLE, 2nd Sunday – February 9th

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.  More info: Healing Prayer Circle


Chanting opens the heart and fills us with much Joy! If you’ve been to Kirtan, you know that already.  If you haven’t been…join us the last Saturday of the month 6pm-7:15pm   More info: Kirtan Saturday Night



Guided Meditation with Pasqualina – 5:10-6pm -Beginners and Experienced – all are welcome! More info

Autobiography of a Yogi Book Club

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda is not an ordinary book. It is a spiritual treasure. To read its message of hope to all truth-seekers is to begin a great adventure. Weekly meeting, Mondays 6-7:15pmmore info

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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