Welcome to
Ananda
India

Ananda is a global spiritual movement sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Through ancient practical techniques of meditation, Kriya Yoga, Hatha yoga, music, education & much more, you can learn how to make joy your living reality.

Join us in one of our centers in India or Online and become a part of this ever-growing spiritual family!

Ananda India offers you support online to stay strong during these challenging times. Join us online for support with guided meditations, yoga, healing prayers, various classes, inspirational satsangs and more led by centers across Ananda India!

Our Inspiration

AutobiographyParamhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda (1893 – 1952), best known as the author of Autobiography of a Yogi, was the first guru from India to make his home permanently in the United States. He showed how through meditation one can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality. He taught an ancient meditation technique known as Kriya Yoga, by which one can quickly attain Self-realization. Find out about our Autobiography of a Yogi app, for daily wisdom on your smartphone!

“Medicines have limitations; the creative life-force has none. Believe that: you shall be well and strong.”Sri Yukteswar, Ch. 12. Years in My Master's Hermitage

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What is Kriya Yoga?

Kriya Yoga is a meditation technique that quickly accelerates one’s spiritual growth.

It was first made widely known by Paramhansa Yogananda in his Autobiography of a Yogi. You can learn Kriya Yoga by taking classes at one of our teaching centres, or at home through the Ananda Kriya Yoga Home Study Course. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated by thousands of dedicated Ananda Kriya Yogis, from all walks of life, religions, nationalities, and backgrounds.

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Blogs

A Light in Dark Times

Tools of the Light

Tribute to Kriyananda

Three Mirrors

Be a Champion of Life

Good Advice

Befriending Swami Kriyananda – Connecting the dots

A Himalayan Yogi: Corona Virus Seclusion

A Season of Change

Holding a Retreat During the Time of Coronavirus

The Secret of Health is…Color

Stay Home!

Be a Warrior for the Light

7 Practices to Strengthen Yourself in Challenging Times

Seeing Kanchenjunga

Embrace Your Fears

The Mystery of Life

My First Day

Did Bhrigu Make a Mistake?

Weathering the Storm

Medicine as a Healing Science

Dissolving the Ego

Silence is God

A Test of Titiksha: Yogananda’s Nine Day Diet

The AUM Vibration

The Guru: Think Him Near, Draw Him Near

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

Toward Christ Consciousness

Latest News

Launch of the Online Community in India!

Living the Wisdom of Yogananda
Join the Online Community!

Ananda Sangha India is happy to announce the launch of the online community, sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and interacting with other like-minded people! We invite you to join us! 🙂

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Be a Warrior for the Light

Watch these inspiring messages that share the best practical and spiritual practices during the corona virus pandemic.

Worldwide Campaign for Global Healing

Live Broadcast: Every Thursday at 8:30 PM IST

What is it?: 20 minutes of coming together to strengthen light in the world — with a brief talk and meditation followed by group affirmation and visualization for world blessing.

Everyone is welcome: Please share the event with anyone. Together, we can help to bring light and healing into the world.

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Deepen Your Spiritual Life

UPCOMING MEDITATION WORKSHOP

What these classes include: Join us for two online classes to help you establish a meditation habit or inspire your current practice. Learn the basic meditation practices as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda on Saturday, and tools and techniques to deepen our meditation practice on Sunday.

All are welcome! Pre-register now! Click below to join the next batch!

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CHAKRAS WORKSHOP

What is this workshop about: Join us for two online classes to understand the qualities and functions of each of the chakras based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda! You will learn how to transmute a negative energy flow into a positive flow, enjoy guided meditations, healing visualizations and music to uplift the energy.

All are welcome! Pre-register now! Click below to learn more

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Find Ananda Near You

Online Courses

We invite you to participate in the special programs and courses offered by Ananda India. These timeless, practical teachings will help you live a more joyful, vibrant and fulfilling life.

Support Ananda

Your support is a blessing for all. If you have found these teachings helpful in your own life, we invite you to become a part of this movement, and help us reach many more souls. [Donations to Ananda Sangha are eligible for 50% tax exemption under section 80G of the IT Act, 1961]

Thank you for being a part of this community of souls who support each other on the path to God.

This year we honor the 100th anniversary of Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in Boston (in 1920) which marked the beginning of a new wave of spiritual consciousness in America and throughout the world. His mission was one of world peace and brotherhood and Self-realization through the practice of transformative meditation techniques such as Kriya Yoga. We celebrate the change of consciousness that began in the 20th century and continues today through his books, teachings, and practices of meditation and yoga. In it lies one of our greatest hopes for the future.