March 2013 Newsletter

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Here are some words from Swami Kriyananda from a now out-of-print book written long ago:

“... But I have been a worker at the expense of being a devotee. Thoughts of my work have driven out thoughts of my Lord. There are many times when I have been work-centered, not God-centered. Except for my meditations—and not always then—I have often been too busy to remember God.

“When I think of God, my very least work goes well.“

It is encouraging to me to see that Swamiji moved past this issue long ago. He is living in God—and his work goes extraordinarily well.

Take heart. Swami Kriyananda has modeled how all of us can grow in our spiritual life: Remember to think of God.

Timothy Hickey


Spring Break Yoga Getaway
Experience Spiritual Renewal and the Richness of Community

March 24 - 29, 2013  
Pick up & drop off at Sacramento Airport available.

Spring Break Yoga Getaway

A week filled to the brim with inspiration, fun, new experiences - and tools to take home to bring more joy into your life.

Led by Melody Hansen and a great group of younger people who live at Ananda Village. Look at those faces! How could you resist?

To attend this program, you must be no more than 108 years.

The cost for 5 days including a shared 2-person room, 3 meals a day and the entire program is just $470. Other housing options available.


Self-Realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind and spirit that I am now in the presence of God.

Achieve Greater Effectiveness
Inner Techniques to Make Things Happen

Gyandev McCord

March 28 - 31, 2013  

  • Are you longing to accomplish more?
  • Would you like to be more efficient in what you do, more productive?
  • Do you need to make changes in your life, whether inward or outward?
If so, this is the class for you!

Ananda Center at Laurelwood, Oregon:

Where divine joy, friendship, respect and growth thrive.
Ananda Center at Laurelwood Oregon

  • Ananda College, offering a student-centered curriculum, universal spirituality and experiential learning
  • Many programs including some led by famous authors like Robert Schoch & Amit Goswami.
  • A residential study program
  • A family camp in August

Inspiration from Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda

Leave all worries and disappointments in His hands. Do not crowd His joy out of your heart with vain regrets.

Ups and downs are bound to come in this outwardly fluctuating world. Even though things are not going as well with you now as you might like, that is only true in the outward, superficial sense. You will never get that outer world to hold still in a satisfactory pose.

Go within! Go within! Go within!
There only lies lasting fulfillment.

Pilgrimage to Italy
Mystical Inspiration And Beauty

October 7 - 21, 2013  

 Osimo- Sanctuary

Join Jyotish & Devi and Daiva & Gangamata for a spiritual and cultural pilgrimage Italian style.

Visit holy sites blessed by its great saints, and enjoy some of the greatest art and architecture ever created. The pilgrimage will visit Rome, Florence, and Assisi - renowned as the birthplace of St. Francis.

Enjoy guided tours of the great art and architecture in Rome and Florence. In Assisi, pilgrims will be hosted by the Ananda Assisi community.


Mandalas for Creativity and Healing
Mar 29–31, 2013

Holistic Health      

How to Be Happy All the Time
March 12 – 14, 2013

How to Live with More Energy!
March 22 – 24, 2013  

Achieve Greater Effectiveness
March 28 – 31, 2013  

Certification Trainings  

Meditation Teacher Training
March 29 – April 7, 2013

Ananda Yoga® Teacher Training
April 7 – May 5, 2013

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
March 14 – 17, 2013

Principles of Yoga Therapy
March 17 – 23, 2013

Yoga Therapy Training for Seniors and Osteoporosis
March 23 – 26, 2013


Learn How to Meditate
March 22– 24

Spiritual Growth    

Peace for Warriors
March 15 – 17  

Developing Deeper Love for God
April 12 – 14  

Life Transitions: Find Your Purpose
April 12 – 14

First-Timers' Week
April 14 – 19


Peace for Warriors
March 15 – 17, 2103

Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day
May 24 – 27, 2103

Spiritual Travel

Pilgrimage to Italy
October 7 – 21, 2013

See Calendar for
complete listings.

The Karma Yoga Program provides a unique opportunity to live in a spiritual environment and ashram setting.
and for a limited number of people:
Karma Yoga in the kitchen

Recipe for March

From Vegetarian Cooking
for Health and Vitality

French Lentil Soup
A bowl of Country Goodness!

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