Spiritual Growth Retreats

Be Victorious on Your Spiritual Path!
Our weekend and weeklong retreat programs are designed to help each guest:

  • Access powerful soul qualities
  • Overcome the great obstacles to spiritual growth: worry, fear, nervousness, and anger
  • Attune to the Divine within you through concentration and meditation
  • Learn useful, scientifically proven meditation and relaxation techniques to help transform your thinking and improve your experience of life

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The Expanding Light Retreat, A much-loved spiritual retreat sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Open to all.
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Spiritual Growth Retreat Experiences

  • Clear presentations by dynamic teachers in a classroom setting
  • Time for direct experience of new teachings and quiet inward reflection
  • Helpful course materials and resources to take home
  • A highly supportive staff
  • Simple and uplifting accommodations and facilities



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Spiritual Growth Retreats

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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14618 Tyler Foote Rd
Nevada City, California 95959
Toll free 800-346-5350
Outside US 530-478-7518

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