Welcome to ANANDA WORLDWIDE: The Expanding Light Retreat is pleased to link you to the many resources which Ananda Worldwide offers. Our retreat is just one facet of the dynamic movement of Ananda meditation centers and communities, Kriya Meditation orientation & initiation, online learning & virtual community, inspirational books & music, and a network of spiritual retreat centers. Each of these unique rays of Ananda Worldwide represent the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the famous Autobiography of a Yogi.


These teachers are certified graduates of Ananda Yoga Teacher Training programs, and are members of the Ananda Yoga Teacher Association (AYTA). Feel free to contact the teachers nearest you.

Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. It is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and was founded by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
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