2023 Springtime at Ananda Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mai Lee, Marketing Manager SPRINGTIME AT ANANDA TO OPEN IN APRIL 19,000 Tulips in Bloom at Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda Village Nevada City, Calif. — Enjoy the spectacular display of colorful tulips in bloom at Springtime at Ananda at the Crystal Hermitage throughout the month of April. The public is again invited to … Read More

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Ananda Tulip Garden Reopens To Public

After a two-year closure, due to the pandemic, Ananda’s glorious tulip garden is now open in North San Juan. The Crystal Hermitage Garden meticulously plants over 17-thousand tulips, as well as other spring flowers, each year. And viewing time is usually limited to just April and sometimes early May, depending on the weather. Lead garden designer, Nancy Mair, says the … Read More


I Remember Being A Tulip. Children’s Book Available Now.

A sweet book to share with kids. Available online or pick it up at the boutique when you visit. Perhaps you, too, can remember being a tulip! I Remember Being A Tulip answers the simple question: How can we help our hearts to grow bigger? By caring for others and, sometimes, by making them laugh. Living in harmony with nature … Read More

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Springtime comes to Ananda, Nevada City … with a twist

The Union | Tom Durkin| April 7, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop spring. Flowers are blossoming and trees are leafing out and blooming. In these times of high stress and isolation, mental health experts recommend getting back in touch with the beauty and serenity of nature – as long as you stay socially distant from other people. The Springtime … Read More

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Waterfalls & Wildflowers

San Joaquin Magazine | March 2020 Crystal Hermitage is part of Ananda Village and Ananda International, a spiritual community located about 30 minutes from downtown Nevada City. The quaint community opens its gardens year round for visitors, acting as a tranquil space to meditate alongside the property’s spiritual vibrations or simply walk the grounds admiring the floral phenomenon. April at … Read More

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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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Sacramento Magazine

Crystal Hermitage was featured in Sacramento Magazine!

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Temple of Light Press Release

Sept. 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 Yogananda and the world’s major religions. It features … Read More

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Tulip Garden Opening Soon: 17,000 Blooms + Special Offer

Springtime is blossoming at Crystal Hermitage in Ananda Village. Come see the spectacular annual blooming of over 17,000 tulips at this beautiful, pristine and lovingly attended garden overlooking the Yuba River and Sierra vistas just 25 minutes above Nevada City proper. Come for the tulips, then enjoy a fresh, locally-sourced, seasonally appropriate lunch or dinner at the Stone House restaurant … Read More