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

Christmas Kirtan

Musician Playing Harmonium at Kirtan

Friday, Dec 14
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Our last kirtan of 2018 and an evening dedicated to Christ Consciousness.
Kirtan is devotional chanting – which doesn’t really explain the deep vibrations of joy and the heart – opening stillness that is the experience of kirtan. We sing to God, for God, with God and in God, blending our voices and instruments in harmonies of spirit. (read more…)

8 – Hour Christmas Meditation

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

For many, this is the highlight of the Christmas season. Yoganandaji started this tradition of an 8-Hour Christmas meditation when he was on earth.There will be alternating periods of meditation, chanting, recordings of Yogananda speaking about the Christ Consciousness and much more that will bring special blessings to take you into longer & deeper experiences of dynamic inner peace and joy. (read more…)

Celebrating Christmas at Ananda

Christmas at Ananda is filled with inner joy as well as fun satsang with divine friends. We invite you to join us during this holy season of light and open your heart to the Christ Consciousness within. More details…

Darshan visits Dallas Jan 5 – Feb 2

Our dear friend, Darshan Lotichius, Ananda minister, lightbearer and talented musician and teacher, will be with us for another extended visit. He will be 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. 

Yogananda Birthday Celebration: Kriya Yoga for All

Saturday,  Jan 5, 3:30 – 8:30 pm
Special guest:  Darshan Lotichius

Join us for an afternoon exploring the greatness of Paramhansa Yogananda’s life. We will meditate and chant as well, then have a beautiful Indian meal together and end by watching the movie about this path of Self Realization. (read more…)

The Path of Kriya Yoga with Darshan Lotichius

January 13, 20, 27, Feb 3 2019
3:00 – 5:00 pm

This 4 class series is specifically for those who want to explore and also deepen their understanding of this specific path of Self-realization as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. 

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The Yoga of Christ

Saturday, Jan 12   1 – 6 pm

Strangely the teachings of Jesus Christ aren’t as well known as the fact that he was born in a manger and died on the cross. (read more…)

Discover Your Highest Self through Meditation

New Classes Every Month!
Truthseekers of all paths welcome.
Discover your highest potential.

FREE Classes: Introduction to Meditation
Sat, Jan 5, 11am – 12pm
Sat, Feb 16, 11am – 12pm
Sat, Mar 2, 12pm – 1pm

3 week Learn to Meditate series:
Wed, Jan 16, 23, 30, 6:30 – 8:00pm

2 week Learn to Meditate series: 
Wed, Feb 20, 27, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Meditation Intensive Workshops:
Sat, Jan 12, 10:30am – 1:00pm
Sat, Mar 9, 10:30am – 1:00pm

learn more…

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