Core areas of Ananda include:
Ananda Sangha Worldwide ministries
Crystal Clarity Publishers
See the Crystal Clarity website.
The Joyful Arts
Learn more about Ananda Music.
Education for Life and the Living Wisdom Schools
Learn more about Education for Life and Living Wisdom Schools.
Ananda has established five World Brotherhood Communities in the United States, located in California, Oregon, and Washington state, and an additional community outside of Assisi, Italy. These Ananda communities inlcude temples, community living, businesses, and schools based on the Education for Life principles. The Ananda Communities are for those who wish to live their daily lives in attunement with Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings and the Path of Kriya Yoga. They have been founded through the guiding leadership of Swami Kriyananda, a foremost direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda.
Learn more about Ananda Village, the first Ananda community, located outside of Nevada City, California.
Our Mission Statement
To further spread the teachings and ideals of Paramhansa Yogananda, and his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda, and the practical application of those teachings and ideals worldwide, in all areas of human endeavor. This shall be accomplished through support of the Ananda Churches of Self Realization and their associated entities.