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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

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Springtime at Ananda 2019

It’s starting. Creating a beautiful tulip garden is not a simple task. Scores of volunteers and staff, like Ric have already planted 6,000 bulbs and 2,000 bedding plants such as pansies and forget me not. Planting starts with pulling out existing summer garden plants and flowers. Then we prep the soil, plant bulbs, go back over the planted bulbs and … Read More

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Two Rings Studio

Two Rings Studio Weddings at Crystal Hermitage are always a magical experience. Two rings Studio’s clients Jen & Mike photos are simply amazing and makes us feel proud we can inspire creative minds to produce just beautiful images. Here’s and excerpt from the Two Rings Studio blog: Have we ever told you how much we love to travel for weddings? … Read More

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Places to Visit Northern California

Places to Visit Northern California Crystal Hermitage is a photographer’s dream. If you do an instragram search for #crystalhermitage you will find a wide breath of photos of our gardens. Here is a blog with samples of her photography and blog written by Claire Toney. I heard of this magical place filled with 10,000 tulips. Oh how I longed to … 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

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Destination Nevada County Magazine

Crystal Hermitage is on the front page of Nevada County’s Destination Magazine. You can pick up a copy throughout the county. Thank you Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce for choosing our venue as a visual representation of our county.

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In bloom: Springtime at Ananda: Tulips at Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Jennifer Nobles Special to Prospector March 28, 2018 Just up Highway 49, situated between Tahoe National Forest and the middle fork of the Yuba River, lies the Crystal Hermitage Gardens. Boasting over 108 different varieties of tulips — plus peonies, wisteria, dahlias, azaleas, rhododendrons, and pansies — the gardens have become a tradition for visitors looking to mark the beginning … Read More

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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 to “immortalize your ideals in architecture” … Read More

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Springtime at Ananda Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDITATE RELEASE Contact: Mai Lee, Marketing Director, 530-478-7712, mai@ananda.org SPRINGTIME AT ANANDA 17,000 Tulips in Bloom at Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda Village Nevada City—Throughout the month of April 2018, enjoy the glorious color and serenity of 17,000 tulips in bloom for Springtime at Ananda at Crystal Hermitage. 24,000 visitors since opened to the public at Ananda … Read More