Calendar

Jul
28
Fri
Friday Group Meditation
Jul 28 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

MeditationRetreat_400Drop in for a lunch time refresher! Friday can become a day of inner calmness and joy with a short group meditation at the Ananda Center  12:15 – 12:45.

These are open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations and connect with your inner fountain of dynamic energy, spiritual connection and peace.

Come when you can. We understand that people have different availability. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Cost:

Donation basis

Jul
29
Sat
Kriya Meditation
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kriya Meditation @ Ananda Dallas Meditation Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Open to all kriyabans – those who have been initiated into the kriya technique as taught by by Paramhansa Yogananda.

Group meditations for kriyabans are held monthly at the Ananda Center. Some are guided meditations, others are silent. Please contact the center for more information.

“The Kriya Yoga which I am giving to the world through you in this nineteenth century,” Babaji told Lahiri Mahasaya, “is a revival of the same science which Krishna gave, millenniums ago, to Arjuna, and which was later known to Patanjali, and to Christ, St. John, St. Paul, and other disciples.”  – Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda

Jul
30
Sun
CCSA
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
CCSA @ Ananda Dallas Meditation Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Child Centered Spiritual Activities are offered every Sunday in our center classroom during our Festival of Light service that is held in the adjoining temple space. The children are led in games, stories, crafts and simple yoga and meditation that uplift the consciousness and reminds them of their spiritual identity. Please contact us for more information.

Sunday Service
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Sunday Service @ Ananda Dallas Meditation & Yoga Center | Addison | Texas | United States

The Sunday worship service at Ananda is inspired by the meditation tradition of the East and the ancient teachings of mystical Christianity, with inspirational readings from both the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita. Service includes music, group chanting and meditation, an inspirational talk drawn from the writings of Paramhansa Yogananda, and a unique blessing ceremony called the Festival of Light.

Before service begins at 10 am, you are welcome to a period of silent meditation from 9 to 9:45 am. Those who wish can also participate in a ceremony of individual prayer for freedom or clarity about a personal challenge, called the Purification Ceremony. You may offer that prayer at the altar.

Our hearts and our sanctuary are open to people of all faiths, races, orientations, truth-seekers, people exploring meditation for the first time, and anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of the meaning and purpose of life.

After Service, you are invited to meet the ministers and others in the congregation over snacks in the foyer.

Jul
31
Mon
Ananda Yoga Kids Camp
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
Ananda Yoga Kids Camp @ Ananda Dallas Meditation Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Our popular Kid’s Yoga Camp returns this summer with the theme: Tales from India!  (for ages 5 – 12)

This week long camp is wonderful way to introduce and reinforce the benefits of yoga in our kids as well as let them have a great time experiencing their creativity through the arts and other fun, interactive activities.

In this creative environment your children will learn the tools of meditation and yoga to help them stay connected to their innate joy and navigate the waters of our complicated and often times, stressful world. They will also joyfully experience their awakened creativity though interactive nature games, storytelling and theater, arts, music, and crafts.

All our activities are based on the Education for Life philosophy.
For more info please visit  http://edforlife.org

 

For more info, contact: maitri@anandadallas.org

Parents can attend a free special parent support satsang workshop,
Tuesday, August 1st   7-8:30PM

Daily Schedule for Camp:

9-9:45 AM: Circle time together with yoga, music, and meditation

9:45-11:15AM Nature games and snack

11:15 – 11.45 AM: young kids for storytelling and theater prep, older kids art and activities

12:00-12:45PM   LUNCH  (kids need to provide their own snack and lunch)

12:45-1:45PM older kids theater prep, younger kids crafts and art

1:45-2PM wrap up.

Registration is OPEN.

For more info, contact: maitri@anandadallas.org

Aug
1
Tue
Hatha Yoga
Aug 1 @ 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm
Hatha Yoga @ Ananda Dallas Meditation & Yoga Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Ananda Yoga is a gentle and meditative approach to Hatha Yoga with emphasis on the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.  Learn more about Ananda Yoga here.

Our approach emphasizes dynamic relaxation through the various postures, combined with breathing techniques, affirmations and mental focus. Postures are adapted for individual needs and abilities and we encourage awareness and relaxation rather than physical strain. The result is physical rejuvenation, mental clarity and a deeper sense of inner peace.

Classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing. Please come a bit early for your first class, to meet the instructor and answer questions. Mats and blankets are provided, but you may bring your own gear. 

*Preregistration is encouraged, but not required. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

Tuesday Group Meditation
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MeditationRetreat_400Join us for our Tuesday evening group meditation from 7:30–8:30pm (right after Hatha Yoga).

These are open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations. This is a wonderful way to decompress from your day at work and to finish the rest of your week with focused and dynamic energy.

We invite all to come for part of or for the entire hour. We understand that people have different availability. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Cost:

Donation basis

Aug
3
Thu
Hatha Yoga
Aug 3 @ 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm
Hatha Yoga @ Ananda Dallas Meditation & Yoga Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Ananda Yoga is a gentle and meditative approach to Hatha Yoga with emphasis on the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.  Learn more about Ananda Yoga here.

Our approach emphasizes dynamic relaxation through the various postures, combined with breathing techniques, affirmations and mental focus. Postures are adapted for individual needs and abilities and we encourage awareness and relaxation rather than physical strain. The result is physical rejuvenation, mental clarity and a deeper sense of inner peace.

Classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing. Please come a bit early for your first class, to meet the instructor and answer questions. Mats and blankets are provided, but you may bring your own gear. 

*Preregistration is encouraged, but not required. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

Thursday Group Meditation
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday Group Meditation @ Ananda Dallas Meditation & Yoga Center | Addison | Texas | United States

Join us for our Thursday evening group meditation from 7:30–8 pm.

These are open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations. This is a wonderful way to decompress from your day at work and to finish the rest of your week with focused and dynamic energy.

We invite all to come for part of or for the entire hour. We understand that people have different availability. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Cost:

Donation basis

Aug
4
Fri
Friday Group Meditation
Aug 4 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

MeditationRetreat_400Drop in for a lunch time refresher! Friday can become a day of inner calmness and joy with a short group meditation at the Ananda Center  12:15 – 12:45.

These are open to all. Join in the powerful dynamic of group meditations and connect with your inner fountain of dynamic energy, spiritual connection and peace.

Come when you can. We understand that people have different availability. Bring your gear, or borrow a chair. Come and add your light to the group.

Cost:

Donation basis

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