What is Ananda?

A movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda that helps you bring God into your life through meditation and spiritual living.


We warmly invite you to visit Ananda Meditation and Yoga Center of Dallas, a spiritual resource and sanctuary in the metroplex for 20 years.  It is one of many Ananda Centers around the world dedicated to practicing and sharing the precepts of Self-Realization as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. We welcome your attendance at any of our weekly meditations, hatha yoga classes and Sunday service as well as special events, series classes and community activities. May you experience the consciousness of inner joy and the presence of the Divine in every moment of your life.

Featured Events

Discipleship Explored with Darshan

November 15 & 29
6:30 – 8:30 pm

We have a divine potential within us-we are the perfect soul. So it is part of the Divine Law to show us that which we can become. That is goal of the guru…” ~Swami Kriyananda (read more…)

Meditation Teacher Training with Darshan and Supriya

Friday, Nov 17,  6:30-8:30 pm
Sat, Nov 18,  9:30 -5 pm (lunch provided)
Sunday, Nov 19,  1:30 – 4 pm
Learn to teach others the joys of meditation! This three day interactive training will provide the instruction and tools for you to begin!

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Darshan visits Dallas Oct 12 – Dec 3

Our dear friend, Darshan Lotichius, Ananda minister, lightbearer and talented musician and teacher, is with us for an extended visit. He is leading classes, services, and events while sharing the joy of living the teachings of Self-Realization. Check our full calendar and the list of events with Darshan. 

Community Thanksgiving

Join us for a Thanksgiving gathering and vegetarian potluck meal at the home of the Smithhisler’s in Richardson.  All are welcome! (read more…)

The Joyful Art of Storytelling with Darshan

Sunday, November 26, 2 – 5 pm
$35 with preregistration, $40 at the door

Story telling can be a wonderfully effective way to connect with friends young and old. If the story telling adult learns to connect first with his own inner resources of heart energy, wisdom, boundless fantasy and immagination, opportunities arise for sharing deep truths and the joy that those truths may bring. (read more…)

Karma and Reincarnation with Darshan

Cover of Karma and Reincarnation book by Paramhansa Yogananda

Saturday, Dec 2, 3 – 5 pm
$35 pre-registered, $40 at the door

A two hour workshop on a teaching that helps us to understand and face the challenges of life. (read more…)

Discover Your Highest Potential through Meditation

New Classes Every Month!
Truthseekers of all paths welcome.
Next FREE Class: Introduction to Meditation

Saturday, Dec 2, 11 – 12 pm with Linda
Next Learn to Meditate 2 Wk series:
Wed, Nov 15 and 22,  6:30 – 8 pm with Shabaka
Wed, Dec 6 and 13, 6:30 – 8 pm with Shabaka
Next Meditation Intensive Workshop:
Saturday, Dec 4, 10:30 – 1 pm with Hugh

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