Spring Renewal at Eastertime
Refresh Your Body, Mind and Soul

Not scheduled at this time.

with Brahmachari Sagar

This is One of 3 Special Tulip Retreats Featured in April

Tulips and Spirituality!
Experience the Extraordinary Energy of 19,000 Tulips of Springtime at Ananda, combined with the Inspiration of  Easter

Spring Renewal Retreat has it all! A joyful and refreshing weekend filled with glorious tulips, spiritual teachings, and musical inspiration.



During this Weekend You Will Experience:

  • Springtime at AnandaNature’s glory awaits you at Crystal Hermitage with over 19,000 blooming tulips! We will have time to enjoy the breath-taking floral display, as well as to meditate in some of our most sacred temples
  • Your weekend retreat also includes:
    • Admission ticket to the Crystal Hermitage Gardens for a delightful afternoon amongst the multitude of flowers, gorgeous plants and beautiful views
    • 10% discount at the Shrine of the Masters boutique
    • Your choice of a free Crystal Hermitage book:
      • The Spirit of Gardening –by Nancy Mair, Crystal Hermitage Master Gardener
      • Space, Light, and Harmony –by Swami Kriyananda, Ananda’s founder
    • A class on The True Meaning of Easter & the Resurrection, along with other experiential activities and discussion.
    • A meditation technique to help focus and quiet your mind
    • Ananda Yoga® sessions to relax your body and relieve stress
    • Delicious Vegetarian Meals
    • Inspiring and entertaining musical entertainment
  • The Teachings of Jesus—You will gain a deeper, more inward understanding of Christ’s teachings and his non-denominational, practical wisdom for your spiritual journey. Paramhansa Yogananda came to bring a new expression of Christ’s teachings – showing how we can attune to the light and presence of Christ within ourselves, bringing lasting happiness into our lives.
  • Musical Inspiration—You will be entertained with a special performance that will include selections from Christ Lives: An Oratorio—a musical expression of the life of Jesus— along with other uplifting music by Swami Kriyananda
  • Easter Sunday Service—Join Ananda community’s Sunday Service, led by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi, Ananda’s spiritual directors


Testimonial: I will never forget the kindness and inspiration we received during the Easter Retreat; the instructional classes, the wonderful evening of hospitality with the community at Chandi House, and the beautiful Crystal Hermitage Gardens The experience of being at Ananda Village was beyond any words I can express. If there comes a time that I could help you in any way, it would be a blessing to do so!  —Brian O., CO

tulips in the mist


Inside the Moksha Mandir at Ananda Village



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Brahmachari Sagar

Brahmachari Sagar

Sagar led Ananda’s work in Mumbai for about five years and has served Ananda’s work in India and the US as a teacher and counselor to students and as a meditation and stress-relief workshop facilitator for corporates.

Sagar currently serves in Ananda’s Online Ministry. He is one of the principal instructors for the Ananda Course in Meditation and has helped create several such online offerings and webinars.

See all programs, articles, and full bio of Brahmachari Sagar.

No dates scheduled for Spring Renewal at Eastertime at this time.

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

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Spring Renewal at Eastertime 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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Spring Renewal at Eastertime 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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