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Community emerges from 8 days without power to celebrate Halloween

Some Nevada County neighbors were without power for eight days straight, following another five-day outage. They got power just in time for a Halloween tradition. Author: Becca Habegger Published: 11:34 PM PDT October 31, 2019 Updated: 11:43 PM PDT October 31, 2019 NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. — Following more than five days of the latest PG&E power shutoff, some 1,400 customers … Read More

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Drawing a child’s highest potential in life

One of the most beloved teachers at Ananda Village’s Living Wisdom School in Nevada City, Narani Moorhouse is celebrating her 40th anniversary of teaching this year. Known for her unflappable patience and kind spirit, Narani is a leading advocate of Ananda’s Education for Life philosophy. “We think about the children on soul level,” she said one day in the classroom … Read More

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Temple of Light Press Release

Sept. 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mai Lee,, 530-478-7712 (office), 310-621-3721 (cell) Ananda Village Invites the Public to Temple of Light Open House Sept. 21 All are welcome to tour the recently completed $3.85 million Temple of Light at Ananda Village Sept. 21. An open house is scheduled 10:30am-2:30pm. The temple is dedicated to Indian spiritual teacher Paramhansa … Read More

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Community that has been there raises money for Paradise fire relief

Community that has been there raises money for Paradise fire relief A community that once lost everything in a fire is now raising money for victims of the Paradise Camp Fire. Ananda Village, a yoga and meditation community outside of Nevada City, and its private pre-kindergarten through 12th grade Living Wisdom School, is selling Christmas cards to benefit fire victims. … Read More

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Learn to Meditate and Yoga Programs

Learn to Meditate and Yoga Programs Many of our garden visitors inquire about Ananda’s Yoga and Meditation programs and while the Crystal Hermitage location does not offer programs in the gardens. Ananda’s retreat properties Meditation Retreat and Expanding Light offers over a 100 retreat programs each year, and we are open year-round. Book your personal retreat or program for an … Read More

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Temple of Light at Ananda Village

Temple of Light at Ananda Village THE TEMPLE OF LIGHT AT ANANDA VILLAGE WILL BE… A spiritual power center that will uplift human consciousness The spiritual home for seekers of truth worldwide The fulfillment of Paramhansa Yogananda’s and his disciple, Swami Kriyananda’s vision for Worldbrotherhood Communities A celebration of Ananda’s 50th Anniversary in 2019 An example of Paramhansa Yogananda’s inspiration … Read More

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The Answer Movie

Releasing soon in India is a movie written by Swami Kriyananda, founder of Ananda. The Answer tells the powerful true story of an American James Donald Walters, his youthful quest for truth which took him from his birthplace in Romania, to Switzerland and England, as far as the United States, where in 1948 in Hollywood, California he has the extraordinary … Read More

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Finding Happiness Movie

The World in Crisis Economic collapse, government gridlock, climate disasters, senseless violence, pervasive corruption. Protests, anger, disillusionment, despair. Against this background, fictional journalist Juliet Palmer, an investigative reporter specializing in stories that expose corruption, receives an unusual (and unwanted) assignment from her boss at Profiles magazine: she’ll visit a spiritual community in northern California that has developed alternative solutions to … Read More