Springtime at Ananda is Officially Ended


Thank you for a fabulous tulip festival! Mark your calendars for April 2023. Tulips are planted in October and bloom in April.

Visitors can still visit the grounds. There are thousands of panises, forget me nots, snap dragons, peonies, and camellias.

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The grounds are open to the public free of charge. Donations are welcome.

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Monday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

One of the most peaceful and beautiful places I have visited. The tulips in April are amazing. So much color! I went twice. sjb16 on Trip Advisor

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Shrine of the Masters Boutique

Many of the items for sale during your past visits to the boutique are available on our online store.

You can visit the museum during your boutique visit. The Shrine of the Masters Museum contains relics given to Ananda during pilgrimages to India by Paramhansa Yogananda’s relatives and friends.

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Moksha Mandir

The final resting place of Ananda’s founder, Swami Kriyananda will be open for meditation and prayer during your visit.  Please observe the guidelines for safe social distancing. Please remove shoes upon entering, please keep silence, and no photography.

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There are really no exact words to express the beauty and wonder of this place.John Molaro

Weddings at Crystal Hermitage


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Weddings are available in the garden and chapel. If you are interested, please inquire about your dates and for more information.
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What Is Ananda?

Ananda is dedicated to the belief, born of experience, that you can live in joy. We teach effective techniques for expanding your sense of self, such as meditation, Kriya Yoga, spiritual Hatha Yoga, and divine friendship.
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