January 2018 Newsletter

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Dear friend,

Are you receiving the blog from Nayaswamis Jyotish & Devi, the Directors of Ananda Worldwide? If not, here is a link so you can subscribe. You'll be glad you did.

Recently Jyotish wrote a great blog about their seclusion in a retreat house in the foothills of the Himalayas. Jyotish's words about the benefits of taking quiet time for silence are informative and inspirational.

One of the many advantages of silence is that we can get in touch with our own intuition. Clarity of thought and applied reasoning are wonderful tools. They feel like good companions. If we calmly observe, feel and consider our experiences, the power of reason can help us develop intuition. We also, however, need to get quiet and go inside. A developed intuition can connect us with “soul-wisdom.” Being able to trust that inner wisdom brings a deeper knowing - and a comfort and richness to life that a reliance on reason alone cannot deliver.

Most of us may not be able to visit a retreat in the foothills of the Himalayas. But many can visit a retreat in the foothills of the Sierras Nevadas! Come join us in March for a program to Develop Your Intuition.


May your new year be blessed with deep
meditations and soul-wisdom.
Nityananda

Ananda Meditation® Teacher Training Online
10-Week Online Certification Course

CEU Next: Wednesday, Feb 14 - Wednesday, Apr 25

Our Ananda Meditation Teacher Training ONLINE has everything that the in-person version offers, including just as much personal attention and guidance from faculty. Training leaders, Gyandev & Diksha McCord, will work with you every day over the entire 10 weeks, so the experience will be highly personal as well as comprehensive. Here are comments from some past graduates:
“Profoundly meaningful to me both personally and professionally”

“Transformational— there's no other word to describe the power of this online course with Gyandev & Diksha” — student in Arizona

“I feel totally prepared and confident in my teaching meditation to others” — student in Massachusetts

“Extremely professional and also very warm and personal” — student in England

“Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to share meditation with others”

“I learned so much more about meditation than I ever knew, and now I enjoy my practice much more” — student in Switzerland
Watch this short introduction video about OMTT with teachers Diksha & Gyandev McCord
Yogananda, Kriyananada, Meditation, Autobiography of a Yogi
Upcoming Retreats and Trainings:

Learn How to Meditate Retreat
Jan 12 - 14
Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living
First-Timers Weekend Retreat
Jan 19 - 21
You'll be amazed how much you can learn!
Know Your Strengths-Find Your Balance
Jan 19 - 21
Yogic Principles for Self Transformation
Deepen Your Meditation Retreat
Jan 26 - 28
Take your Hong Sau practice to the next level!
Recreate Yourself
Jan 26 - 28
Become the "best yet" version of yourself!
Super Relaxation with OM Retreat
Feb 5 - 7
Yoga Nidra - Yogananda's version
Achieving Inner Peace & Tranquility Retreat
Feb 9 - 11
Full Circle Emotional Awareness Exercises
Restorative Yoga to Relax and Rejuvenate
Feb 9 - 11
Release deep tension with no effort!.
First-Timers' Week
Feb 11 - 16
More time for personal healing and rejuvenation

Ananda School of Yoga & Meditation:
Yoga Therapy Training: Principles
Jan 14 - 21
Yoga Therapy Training: Seniors and Bone Strength
Jan 21 - 24
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Jan 24 - 27


See our complete calendar listings here
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