Spiritual Travel: Retreats and Pilgrimages

Providing you relaxing, uplifting, and spiritually deep vacations and pilgrimages

Pilgrimage

We journey to places of authentic spiritual magnetism. Our leaders are joyful, knowledgeable, and experienced pilgrims who offer very personal attention to each guest to help you achieve your piligrimage vision.

Vacations

We offer uplifting vacations so that you can rest and renew your body, mind, and spirit. Lovely accomodations that are affordably priced at times of the year when the weather is good but the crowds are less.

Healing Retreats

Our lives are can be more expansive when we are healthy and calm. These healing retreats bring you to the highest quality healing locations with excellent food, treatments, and time for enjoyable activities.

UPCOMING ANANDA SPIRITUAL TRAVELS

Pilgrimage to the India of Yogananda

Costa Rica Ananda Yoga Vacation

Pilgrimage to Spain: Sacred Sites in Southern Europe

Israel Pilgrimage: Holy Sites of Christianity




Enjoy truly relaxing travel that supports your spiritual life in all ways. We choose inspiring sites and lovely accommodations. Our experienced Expanding Light staff leaders create travel that strengthens your spiritual practice, and a journey that leaves you feeling uplifted and renewed.

We plan trips using the following criteria:

  • Journey to a place of magnetism
  • Lovely accommodations that are reasonably priced
  • Travel at affordable times with pleasant weather
  • Programs consistent with the Ananda vibration
  • Personal contact with leaders and like-minded people
  • Programs that support a spiritual vibration and spiritual practice

WHAT GUESTS ARE SAYING

Guest

I can't say enough about the many wonderful and powerful experiences I had on our pilgrimage! Feeling the amazing power of the several sacred places stands out. And being a part of a group of like-minded people was a strong confirmation of how real our spiritual journey is. More...

—V.B., Aptos, CA


OUR SPIRITUAL TRAVEL HOSTS

Nayaswamis Gyandev and Diksha are long-time teachers and ministers at Ananda, as well as experienced leaders of retreats at home and abroad. Diksha directs Ananda’s Meditation Teacher Training program. Gyandev directs Ananda Yoga® and Ananda Yoga Teacher Training. Both lead workshops on a wide range of topics in the spiritual life. They have led retreats and pilgrimages to India, Hawaii, Costa Rica and Israel.


Nayaswamis Krishnadas and Mantradevi are longtime teachers and ministers of Ananda, Krishnadas and Mantradevi have helped establish Ananda communities in Seattle, Portland, Dallas, and Los Angeles. Currently, they both work at The Expanding Light, regularly leading pilgrimages to India, Europe, and other places of inspiration. They have been sharing Yogananda’s teachings for decades and lead many workshops at The Expanding Light.


Keshava and Daya Taylor are spiritual directors of Ananda meditation center in Delhi, and have been leading pilgrimages in India for the past 10 years. Keshava and Daya have lived in India since the founding of Ananda's work in India in 2003.




Spiritual Travel: Retreats and Pilgrimages led by Ananda Travels

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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