The Expanding Light Retreat physical campus will be temporarily closed through July 4th.

We have added, and are adding, to our online program offerings. See this page: Expanding Light Online.

Our Guest Services Office is staffed. If you have questions, please contact us

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How to Live Retreats

Cultivate your unique spiritual gifts and embody greater attunement with the heart's higher nature.

  • Awaken your inner senses
  • Increase life force
  • Learn to harness and express divine power in every moment
  • Learn with dynamic, joyful, experienced teachers

100 How to Live Retreats - Three powerful How To Live Series - One immersion Karma Yoga program

Flow Series with Mantradevi Wise Aging Series Chakra Retreats

Experience our exquisite setting in Ananda Village, a world-respected intentional spiritual community

Each retreat program takes place in a beautiful environment, close to nature, on sacred land dedicated to meditation and spiritual activities for over 50 years. We encourage you to slow down and enjoy yourself. The food here is healthy, the people are happy, the surroundings are pristine. Take time to unplug, get back to nature, and immerse yourself in the spiritual rejuvenation you deserve—return home energized, uplifted, and ready for whatever life throws your way.

Expanding Light Retreat, A much-loved spiritual retreat sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Open to all.
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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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Joy is within you


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Nevada City, California 95959
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