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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 Contact: Mai Lee, mai@ananda.org, 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

News, Press, Tulips

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

News, Weddings

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