Welcome to Ananda

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

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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!

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Nayaswami Asha will be speaking in Boston during the last weekend of September, 2017. With warmth and wisdom, Asha helps us to see how spiritual teaching can be woven into daily, ordinary life. She offers practical, real-life examples to guide us, encouragement, and support for the journey of life. For more information and to register please click here.

“THE ESSENCE OF BHAGAVAD GITA” Book Study Group

Join us for the study of this inspirational, life-changing text, in a supportive group environment, lead by Omshanti Gleason.
The group meets every Tuesday, September 5th through October 24th, 7:00-8:15pm, at Northeast Family Health Center, 875 Greenland Rd A-1, Portsmouth, NH.
For more information and to register, please email omshanti.ananda108@gmail.com

NEXT SUNDAY SERVICE

September 10th
Please join us for Purification and Sunday service, starting at 10:00 am, followed by a vegetarian potluck.

Sunday Service is held at York Cottage Place – Unit F, Suite 208, 433 US Route 1 – York, Maine 03909.

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Most of “Finding Happiness” was shot on location at the Ananda Village in northern California, near Nevada City.

Founded in 1968 on 67 acres of land near the tiny Gold Rush town of North Columbia, Ananda has become a thriving village, with 900 acres, 250 permanent residents, nearly 100 homes, schools from K-8 through college, an infrastructure that includes its own water, energy, and telephone systems, biodynamic and permaculture farms, a yoga and meditation retreat, a publishing house, and a wide variety of community-owned and private businesses. Ananda Village is part of a network of intentional communities that span the globe.