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.

Featured Events

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Sunday Service
Based on the teachings of Yogananda

Sunday Services (gatherings for spiritual inspiration and high consciousness community) start at 11 am. Come early at 10 am for a long meditation, including a Purification Ceremony. We also offer video and audio from previous Sunday Services, including those given by Swami Kriyananda. The Sunday Service includes music, chanting and meditation, an affirmation, and an inspirational […]

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AKASH: Ancient Keys to Attaining Success & Happiness

You will have the opportunity to learn… • To increase awareness of patterns that keep you from achieving the peace you desire • What practical tools and techniques can create positive and lasting changes • How to overcome difficulties and attract what you truly want • How to experience lasting happiness and success in your […]


Discipleship & the Path of Kriya Yoga

Special Guest Minister, Nayaswami Devarshi. We have the blessing of hosting Nayaswami Devarshi at Ananda Los Angeles. He is the director of the Kriya Yoga Ministry of Ananda Worldwide. Nayaswami Devarshi has practiced Kriya Yoga for over 30 years and offers Kriya Initiations all over the world. He radiates a joyful depth of spirit and devotion that is […]


Thanksgiving Day! Gratitude Celebration & Potluck

Bring your favorite festive vegetarian dish, readiness to serve, and to be served! We’ll have time for fun and games, as well as going into the deeper meaning of Thanksgiving with a Gratitude Experiential Service.

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The Second Coming of Christ

Come explore Paramhansa Yogananda’s interpretations of the Holy Bible from his book, The Second Coming of Christ, and Swami Kriyananda’s book, Revelations of Christ! During this class, you will explore your own highest spiritual nature as apart of the Universal Christ Consciousness which dwelt in Jesus and in yourself. As Saint John, The Beloved, said […]

Recent Blog Posts

Poem: 8 aspects of God by Edward Larsen
by Dharmadevi Romano

I see the astral light of Divine Mother I hear the cosmic  sound of Aum Aum I long for the infinite love of Heavenly Father I feel the heavenly joy of Almighty Him I live in the celestial calmness of Our Creator I revel in blissful [...] Read More

Abiding in God
by Narayan Romano

“I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.” How can we “abide in Him”? [...] Read More

Coming out of the Cocoon
by Paul Fetler

The beloved Indian deity Ganesha, the elephant god, who ushers in new beginnings and removes all obstacles, comes to mind as I enter this blog. I have found the process of approaching new endeavors more than [...] Read More

Daily Inspiration
November 23, 2014

Move through life as though on a downhill ski run.

Don’t puzzle your way through it as if playing a game of chess, plotting each move carefully in advance. Bring spontaneity to everything you do.

The smooth flow of intuition can be disrupted by too-careful reasoning. Rely more on soul-guidance.

From Living Wisely, Living Well by Swami Kriyananda

Sunday Service and Event Recordings

Nayaswami KriyanandaSpiritual Questions and Answers

June 26, 2012

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Nayaswami KriyanandaBook Launch: Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography

June 24, 2012

Nayaswami Kriyananda

Gatherings for spiritual inspiration through talks, music, meditation and community at 11am PST at LoveLight Wellness Center. Attend in-person, watch online, and see previous satsang recordings.

Next Sunday, November 16:

“The Promise of the Scriptures”

Affirmation for Self-Healing: Moral Vigor



Kriyaban Only Meditation

2nd Saturday of each month
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

Yoga & Meditation at the Beach

1st Saturday of each month
Santa Monica Beach

3-hour Meditation

LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

Course in Discipleship

December 3 – December 17, Wednesdays
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

A Spiritual Christmas Concert

December 6
Ananda South Bay

Potluck & Spiritual Movie Night

December 19
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing


“All Day” Christmas Meditation

December 20
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing


Christmas Eve Service

December 24
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

New Year’s Retreat on the Beach

January 3
Santa Monica Beach (5 lifeguard stands north of the pier at lifeguard stand #11)

Karma & Reincarnation Class Series

January 6 – January 27, Tuesdays
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

Kriya Preparation Class Series

January 8 – January 22, Thursdays
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

How to Be Happy w/Nayaswami Asha

January 10
LoveLight Health & Wellbeing

How to Be a Success Retreat in Racho Palos Verdes

January 16 – January 18, Friday
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center 5300 Crest Road Rancho Palos Verdes California 90275

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Living Wisely, Living Well, by Swami Kriyananda

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Download the first four chapters of Living Wisely, Living Well by Swami Kriyananda.