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A place of awakening, spiritual upliftment, and divine friendship based on the meditation practices and teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Ananda is a Place of Awakening

Are you seeking inner peace? Do you long to find purpose and meaning in life? For over fifty years, Ananda has helped people worldwide achieve these goals. We offer resources, support and friendship for your spiritual journey.

Joy is within you!
 

May 2017

 
 
Real happiness comes only when your will is guided by soul discrimination to choose good instead of evil, anytime, anywhere, because you truly want good for its own sake.  Then you will be really free.Paramhansa Yogananda
 

A Moment of Inspiration

 
Have just a couple of minutes?  Need a quick dose of inspiration?  In this short video (around 3 minutes), listen to Swami Kriyananda sing his beautiful song, Peace, accompanied by inspiring visuals. 
 
 
 

 

May Events at Ananda Tucson

 

Learn more about each of these events on our Events Page.

 

132 King of the InfiniteLearn to Meditate

Saturday, May 13, 9:00 AM – Noon
Cost: $20
 
Meditation is one of the most natural and rewarding of all human activities. Whether you are interested in managing stress or in exploring the spiritual side of meditation, you will feel at home in an Ananda Meditation class. Join our Meditation Class to learn skills that will help you make meditation a life-long, rewarding practice.

Learn more about Ananda Meditation here.

Contact us for more information.

Reserve your place in any of our 4 Class Series Meditation classes.  

 
Reserve your place in any of our 1-time Meditation Workshops.  

 

Current Book Study:  The Promise of Immortality

Mondays – 4:30 PM – 6:30 PMPromise
 
Every Monday from 4:30 to 6:30, join Harlan and Mary as they lead us through a discussion of Swami Kriyananda’s The Promise of Immortality. Viewed by many as the most complete commentary available on the parallel passages in the Bible and The Bhagavad Gita, this groundbreaking book illuminates the similarities between the scriptures of the world’s two most populous religions, vibrantly bringing each to life.

 

 

Kirtan at Ananda Center of Tucson — Now Monthly!

Kirtan-4Friday, May 26 – 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.
 
Sacred music lifts the soul while chanting awakens devotion in the heart. Yogananda said that chanting is half the battle on the spiritual path. Join us for our next evening of Kirtan, where Elizabeth and Mary will lead us through a selection of devotional chants.

 

Ongoing Activities at the Center

First Saturday of every month – Long Meditation – 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
First and Third Sundays – Sunday Service – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Group Meditation before Third Sunday Service – 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Every Wednesday – Energization, Yoga and Meditation – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (No classes in May until May 24)
 
 

Coming in June and Beyond

 
 

Learn to Meditate Classes

Meditation classes offered monthly, either as a single, 3-hour Workshop, or in a 4 class series.
 

Learn more about Ananda Meditation here.

Contact us for more information.

Reserve your place in any of our 4 Class Series Meditation classes.  

 
Reserve your place in any of our 1-time Meditation Workshops.  

 

Classes and Workshops Coming Throughout the Year…

The following is a list of potential classes and workshops to be offered this year. Watch for details to come.
 

  • Plant-Based SOS-Free (Salt, Oil, Sugar Free) Cooking
  • Introduction to the Chakras
  • Forgiveness and Gratitude
  • Living and Aging with Consciousness
  • The Yugas
  • Growing a Desert Vegetable Garden
  • How to Be Happy All the Time
  • The Art of Supportive Leadership
  • Healing Prayer
  • Material Success Through Yoga Principles
  • Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Demystifying Patanjali

 
If any of these classes is of interest — let us know! Express your interest by sending us a note — and please let us know if there’s a class you’re interested in that you don’t see here.

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