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

The Art and Science of Raja Yoga


Thursdays, Sept 10 – Nov 19, 6:15 – 9 pm
PLUS 2 Saturdays, Oct 3 & Oct 24, 9:30 – 11:30 am

Early Bird Discount:  $219 for the complete course if registered by Sept 1. AND bring a friend for free!   After Sept 1 cost is $240 per person.

This interactive class series is Ananda’s most comprehensive study of yoga principles, intended for anyone who wants to understand Yoga—and life—more deeply. Whether you are new to spiritual principles or an experienced practitioner, this series is perfect for you.

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Visiting minister Lorna Knox


Sept 3 – 14

Lorna Knox will be visiting Dallas from Ananda Portland, Oregon. Join us for this opportunity to spend time with a member of our worldwide Ananda family and enjoy classes and events with Lorna during her visit. More about Lorna’s schedule

Aspirations vs. Reality: Closing the Gap


Saturday, Sept 5    1 – 4 pm
$50 if registered by Sept 1, $60 at the door

Home, family, work, money, time, marriage, service, creativity, health, kids, career – where and how do discipleship, meditation, and spiritual aspirations fit in? (read more…)

Meditation Teacher Training II


Friday, Sept 11   7 – 8:30 pm
Building Strength and Magnetism

& Saturday, Sept 12  10 am – 4 pm
Being a Channel for Light and Truth
Cost includes both sessions and lunch on Saturday.
Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion
and 6.5 CEUs with Yoga Alliance

A continuation and expansion of the Meditation Teacher Training I offered in May 2015 with Nayaswami Pranaba Hansen. All are welcome – whether you attended Part I and want to build on your experience, or if this will be your first MTT class.

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Learn to Meditate

sun rising meditation

New Classes Every Month!
Truthseekers of all paths welcome.
Begin a personal practice or refresh and build on what you already know.
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