A Weekend in Divine Friendship
Sharing joy & inspiration to energize your life

Not scheduled at this time.

with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, Nayaswami Jaya and Nayaswami Premdas

Sharing Joy & Inspiration to Energize Your Life

 

Come one, come all, to a special retreat of the year in celebration of you - our wonderful guests and wider Ananda family.

The weekend will feature a variety of classes and group experiences. Learn about cultivating dynamic energy and magnetism, hear about the spiritual perspective of Ananda. You'll enjoy inner and interactive activities with a variety of long-time Ananda members, including Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi - Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide.

Group Wave

 

Here at The Expanding Light Retreat, we want to re-energize our year in an expansive and inspiring way by welcoming our friends, old and new, back to Ananda Village. Join us for this special weekend in honor of spiritual friendship, as we explore ways to energize our lives.

Come and enjoy a very rich weekend in community and spiritual satsang.

You’ll Experience:

  • Enriching and fun time with inspiring teachers, as well as friends from Ananda Village and other communities
  • Learning about how to harness and direct your energy and magnetism
  • Special time at Crystal Hermitage, the spiritual heart of Ananda Village and resting place of Ananda’s founder, Swami Kriyananda
  • A community satsang, tea and cookies with Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide
  • Time to meditate in one or more of the sacred shrines at Crystal Hermitage
  • A special uplifting musical evening featuring Swami Kriyananda's music
  • A gift to you of the book "in Divine Friendship, Letters of Counsel and Reflection" by Swam Kriyananda
  • Sunday Service in the Temple of Light
  • And of course, a lovely stay at The Expanding Light Retreat

 

kirtan with yogananda statue

 

This weekend’s featured Ananda teachers and community members:

  • Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi: Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide
  • Nayaswami Jaya Helin: Co-Spiritual Director of Ananda India
  • Nayaswami Premdas: Team Member of Path of Kriya Yoga; Lead Instructor of Discipleship Course
  • Nayaswami Durga, Lisa Clark and Matt Stickney speaking about the Spiritual Perspective of Ananda
  • Baghavati and Ramesha Nani: Directors of Ananda Music Ministry

We looking forward to spending this special weekend with you!

COVID Guidelines: please see our COVID protocols page here.

 



As we are a non-profit center dedicated to sharing the teachings of Paramhasa Yogananda, we are grateful for when guests choose to pay it forward. If you would like to support others who may want to attend this and other programs, you can choose to increase your price in support of our non-profit work. Below are our codes that can be selected or added to the "Promo Code" field at the bottom of your registration:

  • To add 25%: Use code ANGEL25
  • To add 50%: Use code ANGEL50
  • To add 75%: Use code ANGEL75
  • To add 100%: Use code ANGEL100


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Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi

Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi

Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide, Kriyacharyas, and Ananda Ministers
What is a nayaswami?

Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Novak are the Spiritual Directors of Ananda Worldwide. Longtime devotees of Yogananda, Jyotish and Devi have worked closely with Swami Kriyananda since 1969 and before.

See all programs, articles, and full bio of Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi.


Nayaswami Jaya

Nayaswami Jaya

Co-Spiritual Director of Ananda India

Nayaswami Jaya Helin and his wife Nayaswami Sadhana Devi are founding members of Ananda.

See all programs, articles, and full bio of Nayaswami Jaya.


Nayaswami Premdas

Nayaswami Premdas

Nayaswami Premdas is dedicated to serving the highest in others. He trained as a teacher and minister in Ananda centers, is certified as an Ananda Yoga Teacher and Meditation Teacher, and enjoys introducing new seekers to the meditation techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda.

See all programs, articles, and full bio of Nayaswami Premdas.



No dates scheduled for A Weekend in Divine Friendship at this time.

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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A Weekend in Divine Friendship starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date listed. Check-in is anytime between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our Front Desk. Your room will be available by 3:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30. The first gathering of your group is after dinner.
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You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

A Weekend in Divine Friendship starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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