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The Gift of Inner Peace

5 minutes of serenity. A movie by Joseph Bharat Cornell.

Learn to Meditate

with Swami Kriyananda. A detailed lesson on how to meditate.

Articles

The Battle of the Mind in Meditation: A Devotee's Journey

people often become discouraged by mental restlessness and give up after only a few attempts to meditate.

Meditation Instructions

Simple instructions for how to meditate, with a technique for relaxation and for watching the breath.

Guidelines for Meditation by Swami Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda

“Many questions arise in the mind of anyone who wants to establish a daily practice of meditation. For example: How long should I meditate?”


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2016 February

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Wednesday, Feb 3 – Sunday, Feb 7

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

For disciples of Yogananda: a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique, Hong-Sau in the spine, and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation, for those eligible.
Sanjan Thelen

Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga

Friday, Feb 12 – Sunday, Feb 14

Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga

The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight, clear path to Truth. This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more.
Badri Matlock

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Feb 19 – Sunday, Feb 21

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online

Monday, Feb 22 – Monday, May 2

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online
10-Week Online Certification Course

Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one's quality of life - mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios, churches, businesses, health clubs, and more.
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi

March

Pranayama for Deeper Meditation

Thursday, Mar 10 – Sunday, Mar 13

Pranayama for Deeper Meditation
Keys to a Quiet, Powerful Mind

Are you ready to take your meditations to the next level? In this weekend, you'll do exactly that. You'll explore a variety of classical pranayama techniques specially tailored to help you control your mind and charge your meditations with power.
Nayaswami Gyandev McCord

How to Rise Above Your Karma

Friday, Mar 18 – Sunday, Mar 20

How to Rise Above Your Karma
Use Your Life Experiences to Empower Yourself

During this supportive and insightful program you will explore your own karmic patterns and lessons. You will also learn effective ways to free yourself from karma.
Nayaswami Mukti

April

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Apr 15 – Sunday, Apr 17

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

May

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15

Learn How to Meditate
for Opening the Heart

By calming the restless waves of emotion in the heart through a simple and effective meditation technique, you will experience your natural heart qualities such as love, kindness and courage. This weekend program will give you take-home skills that you will look forward to making a regular practice!
Sabari Lester

Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, May 22

Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

For Kriyabans worldwide to come together to energize and inspire our practice of Yogananda's Kriya Yoga practice.
Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Ananda Holistic Health Retreat

  ceu credits Sunday, May 22 – Friday, May 27

Ananda Holistic Health Retreat
Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality

Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way - diet, exercise, meditation, changing habits, living a balanced life.
Maitri Jones, Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi

June

Integrating Yoga and Meditation

Friday, Jun 3 – Sunday, Jun 5

Integrating Yoga and Meditation

Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations. And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures.
Annapurna Lacour

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Thursday, Jun 9 – Sunday, Jun 12

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

For disciples of Yogananda: a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique, Hong-Sau in the spine, and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation, for those eligible.
Sanjan Thelen

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

  ceu credits Thursday, Jun 23 – Sunday, Jul 3

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

Meditation is well known in today's world as an invaluable aid to enhance one's quality of life— mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios, churches, businesses, health clubs, etc.—become one yourself!
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Jun 24 – Sunday, Jun 26

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

July

Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration

Friday, Jul 22 – Sunday, Jul 24

Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration

Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus. Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique.
Nayaswami Krishnadas

August

Deepening Your Practice of Meditation

Friday, Aug 26 – Sunday, Aug 28

Deepening Your Practice of Meditation
Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace

If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting, this weekend will re-inspire you. Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom.
Nayaswami Mukti

September

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

  ceu credits Thursday, Sep 1 – Sunday, Sep 11

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

Meditation is well known in today's world as an invaluable aid to enhance one's quality of life— mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios, churches, businesses, health clubs, etc.—become one yourself!
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online

Monday, Sep 5 – Monday, Nov 14

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online
10-Week Online Certification Course

Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one's quality of life - mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios, churches, businesses, health clubs, and more.
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi

Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga

Friday, Sep 9 – Sunday, Sep 11

Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga

The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight, clear path to Truth. This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more.
Badri Matlock

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Sep 9 – Sunday, Sep 11

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Sep 30 – Sunday, Oct 2

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

October

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Thursday, Oct 6 – Sunday, Oct 9

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

For disciples of Yogananda: a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique, Hong-Sau in the spine, and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation, for those eligible.
Sanjan Thelen

Meditation Solutions

  ceu credits Sunday, Oct 9 – Sunday, Oct 16

Meditation Solutions
Meditation Teacher Training Level 2

A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices. In addition, you'll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using.
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi

Spiritual Counseling Training

  ceu credits Tuesday, Oct 18 – Sunday, Oct 23

Spiritual Counseling Training

Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems. Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond?
Nayaswami Diksha, Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala

November

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, Nov 4 – Sunday, Nov 6

Learn How to Meditate
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living

Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity, inner peace, creativity and overall physical health.
Nayaswami Mukti, Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims

December

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Friday, Dec 2 – Sunday, Dec 4

Kriya Yoga Initiation

This program is for those who have completed Kriya Yoga Preparation, or an equivalent Ananda Kriya Yoga preparation course. You will receive Kriya Yoga Initiation at a formal ceremony, a Kriya technique review, personal instruction, guidance with your practice, and continued support.
Sanjan Thelen

Deepening Your Practice of Meditation

Friday, Dec 9 – Sunday, Dec 11

Deepening Your Practice of Meditation
Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace

If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting, this weekend will re-inspire you. Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom.
Nayaswami Mukti


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