Welcome to Ananda

A place of awakening, spiritual upliftment, and divine friendship based on the meditation practices and teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.


A Place of Awakening

Ananda of York Maine, a spiritual sanctuary and resource center in York, Maine since 1998, is one of many Ananda Centers dedicated to practicing and sharing the precepts of Self-Realization as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda.

We welcome your attendance at our weekly Saturday meditations, monthly Sunday service and ongoing activities with fellow truth seekers. May you experience the consciousness of inner joy and the presence of the Divine in every moment of your life.

Divine Mother’s omnipresent love flows through us to all souls everywhere!

AWAKE - The Life of Yogananda

AWAKE – The Life of Yogananda

Two New Hampshire Screenings of “AWAKE – The Life of Yogananda” in August:

Monday, August 24 @7:30 PM at the Mountain Valley 7 Theater – 32 Mountain Valley Road – North Conway, NH 03860. Tickets are $10 each.

North Conway – August 24 Tickets – $10 – please reserve prior to August 11.

Monday, August 31 at 7:30 PM at Concord 10 Theater, 282 Louden, Road, Concord, NH 03301. Tickets are $11 each.

Concord – August 31 Tickets – $11 – please reserve prior to August 20.

View Awake trailer

View Awake movie website

Discipleship Retreat with Nayaswami Asha on Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, North Andover, MA. In addition to the retreat, please join us on Thursday, September 24 @6 PM for a potluck and satsang with Nayswami Asha at the York Cottage Place – Unit F, Suite 208, 433 US Route 1 – York, Maine 03909.

Click here to register for the retreat and for more information.

Register before September 4, 2015 for early bird discount. Price includes lodging, vegetarian meals, and all programs.

The retreat will conclude with Sunday Service followed by lunch.

Through discipleship we are able to achieve a balance of self-effort and divine grace that is essential to spiritual progress. This retreat will help you to explore and understand the different aspects of going deeper into your spiritual journey, including:
◾understanding the need for a guru
◾exploring the disciple’s part
◾how to attune to the guru
◾life with a true guru
◾Discipleship Initiation: is it right for you?