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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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Crystal Hermitage was featured in Sacramento Magazine!

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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 tulip season almost upon us

What began 40 years ago as a small private garden is now frequently atop ​Gorgeous Gardens in the West. Visiting the garden is an annual springtime tradition in the Sierra Foothills for over 12,000 visitors from as far away as India. Trip Advisor reviewers have made the Crystal Hermitage one of the top three spots to visit around Nevada City. … Read More

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PRESS RELEASE

Crystal Hermitage Gardens: Springtime at Ananda tulip season will celebrate Ananda’s 50th birthday in 2019 Nevada City, CA—Crystal Hermitage Gardens: Springtime at Ananda tulip season will celebrate Ananda’s 50th birthday in 2019. What began 40 years ago as a small private garden is now frequently a top Gorgeous Gardens in the West. Visiting the garden is annual springtime tradition in … Read More

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Best Trip Advisor Reviews

Best Trip Advisor Reviews Crystal Hermitage is a must visit if you like Tulips !!! The Tulips bloom in the spring you can call and check on there status of them before you go. We went twice this season and it was a great trip both times !!! – Goldsmith My husband and I come up to Nevada City about … Read More

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Peak tulip season brightens up Nevada County community

Deep reds, vibrant blues, fiery oranges: You will find those colors and more lighting up a hillside in Nevada City. It’s peak tulip season at the Crystal Hermitage Garden in Ananda Village. Every year, the spiritual and wellness based community plants over 17,000 tulip bulbs. In April, they all bloom for a vibrant show. Nancy Mair is the garden designer. … Read More

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Thousands of blooms seen at Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Reporter: Joanne Skelly I just returned from visiting beautiful gardens filled with amazing tulips, pansies, flowering cherry trees and many other lovely blooms. They’re the Crystal Hermitage Gardens, located on the outskirts of Nevada City. They were recently chosen one of the 14 most beautiful gardens in the West by AAA, a well-deserved accolade. Every spring, when the 17,000 tulips … Read More

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Good Day Sacramento Live

Good Day Sacramento’s Cambi Brown interviews garden designer Nancy Mair. In the second half, Cambi interviews Jyotish and Devi spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide. They share their perspective on Ananda’s spiritual communities and spiritual principles.