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.




 Upcoming Events


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***  Three-Day Retreat  ***

Kriya Yoga: Universal Technique for Liberation

with  Nayaswamis:  Ananta and Maria


Dates:         Friday – Sunday,                                               October 16 – 18, 2015

Location:     Mary & Joseph Retreat Center


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Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 7.58.27 PM***  New Class  ***

The Ancient Yuga Cycle


Location:    Ananda South Bay

Date:          Wednesdays,                                                      October 21 – November 11, 2015

Time:          7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


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Find joy, love, and inner peace with Ananda. Discover and share a path to a better world. Expand your sense of harmony, and gain an increased sense of God’s loving presence in your life through ancient and effective techniques including meditation, Kriya yoga, spiritually oriented hatha yoga, community, and divine friendship. Meet the challenges and victories of your own spiritual journey in the company of friends who support your inner growth and highest aspirations. Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings, expressed through himself, and his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda, embrace the truths that underlie all great religions. People from all faiths and backgrounds are welcomed at Ananda Meditation Center. Please join us at our classes, workshops, meditations, and Sunday Service to experience the joy of your own being.


Ananda Meditation™ Center of the South Bay

24445 Hawthorne Blvd.,  Suite 200

Torrance, CA  90505

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