Ananda Sangha aims to provide a friendly and conducive environment for learning and practicing the teachings of Paramhansa Yoganandaji and Swami Kriyanandaji. There are regular courses on meditation, satsangs, and other activities at various centers.
Take a look below for an overview of the courses, events, and satsangs we have planned. We hope that you are able to find a course that matches your interest and schedule, and that you'll be able to join us soon!
FIND A CENTER IN DELHI
1 Masjid Moth, Near Uday Park & Neeti Bagh.
DELHI KANNADA SCHOOL
10-12 Lodhi Estate, off Maharishi Raman Marg, near Khan market and Lodhi Road (bus stop "Bharti Nagar")
A-2/34 , Rajouri Garden.
Please come visit our new Ananda Sangha centre in Uday Park. Join us for group meditations, or come meditate on your own in the temple or garden.
Books by Paramhansa Yoganandaji and Swami Kriyanandaji are available at the receptions centre, or borrow something from our garden library and read on one of the garden benches. Please see below for weekly activities and directions.
Morning Group Meditation
When: Tuesday to Friday
Time: 7:00 am to 8.30 am
WEDNESDAY EVENING ACTIVITIES
Join us for:
Harmonium workshop: 5 pm to 6 pm
Learn to sing Swami Kriyananda's songs: 6 pm to 6:45 pm
Group Meditation: 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm - This includes energization, chanting, meditation, affirmation, healing prayers, and short inspirational discussion.
Study and Discussion Group: Discussion of Autobiography of a Yogi - Chapter 7, 8, & 9 for group interaction and deeper insights into the life of Paramhansa Yogananda and his path of Kriya Yoga. Please bring your favourite quotes / points for a livelier discussion.
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
29 May 13, 14, 15
5 June 16, 17, 18
19 June 19, 20, 21
26 June 22, 23, 24, 25
Re-energize your Kriya practice with guided group kriya meditations on Saturday mornings. Come meditate together during this powerful time of Swamiji transition. Kriya practice with guided meditation.
Time: 7:30 am to 9:00 am.
This is only for Kriya Yoga Initiates.
Open Group Meditation
All are welcome for silent group meditation.
Time: 8:15 am to 9:00 am
Meditation Teacher Training
Come learn how to lead prayers, Meditations, Affirmations, Healing Prayers, and Reag with magnetism for satangs and classes.
Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Higher Self-Development Through Sharing The Teachings
Let’s look for opportunities to share with others the blessings we have received in meditation, and through practicing the teachings with Nayaswami Vijay.
Prerequisite: Meditation Level III and above
Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am
LIBRARY AND MEDITATION
You can also visit our centre on your own, meditate, sit in the garden, buy a book, or read from our library.
Open Tuesdays-Saturdays from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays 10am-8pm. Closed Mondays.
DELHI KANNADA SCHOOL
Sunday Inspirational Satsang
Please join Keshava, Daya Taylor, and members of Ananda Sangha for an Inspirational Satsang.
Chanting and meditation: 9:15 am to 10:00 am
Satsang: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Extended Eight-Fold Path of Patanjali - In Depth Discussion
This new course will be an in-depth exploration of the natural stages of spiritual evolution, according to the Kriya Yoga Tradition. We’ll learn to evaluate and integrate Patanjali’s insights into a practical approach to uplifting our lives. When seen as a whole, the Eightfold Path of Patanjali can be used as a map for guiding one’s path through the maze of everyday life. Each session will include explanations, discussion and practical applications. Each class stands alone and attending all sessions is not necessary.
When: Sunday - 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June and July 7 & 14,
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Suggested Donation: Rs. 150 per class
Saturday Evening Chanting Workshop
"Chanting is half the battle", Guruji said. Learn uplifting Ananda bhajans from Jyoti. After a few classes one should be able to sing and play few bhajans on the harmonium. For more info, contact Jyoti at 9716281975.
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm
Saturday Mornings Kriyaban Meditation
Time:8.30 am to 10.00 am
Sunday Morning Inspirational Satsang
Join Acharya Pankaj ji for the next few Sunday's where he will discuss Maharishi Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. This Sunday we will discuss the first fifteen sutra from the Samadhi Pada (the first chapter). All are welcome and it is free of charge. Please invite your friends and family for an insight into this great Spiritual scripture.
Time: 9:30 am to 11.30 am
Meditation and the Path of Kriya Yoga, Level III - Discipleship and the Aum Technique
4:30 to 7:00 pm
DELHI KANNADA SCHOOL
UPCOMING SPECIAL CLASSES / EVENTS
Special Satsang and Harmonium Class with Daya Ji & Keshava Ji
Join us for an inspiring chanting, guided meditation, inspirational talk, and watch excerpts from Swami Kriyananda's last public discourse in Assisi, Italy (with subtitles.)
Before the Satsang there will a special harmonium and chanting class by Daya ji.
Time: Chanting from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm; Satsang from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meditation and the Path of Kriya Yoga, LEVEL I
In this course, you will learn the keys to meditation as taught by Swami Kriyananda passed down from Paramhansa Yogananda. This is the first step in preparation for Kriya Yoga initiation. No prerequisite. All are welcome. Two main techniques are taught: Meditation: Hong-Sau is a powerful technique taught by Paramhansa Yogananda to develop concentration by experiencing the relationship between the breath and mind. Energisation: These energisation exercises and their principles enable you to tap directly into the limitless source of cosmic conscious energy. This practice imparts control over the subtle life force within. It also helps harness and direct the will to deepen the practice of the Hong-Sau technique. Other practices taught include pranayama, devotional chanting, and affirmations.
Meditation and the Path of Kriya Yoga, LEVEL II - The Art and Science of Raja Yoga
Based on Swami Kriyananda’s book The Art and Science of Raja Yoga, this is one of the most comprehensive courses available on the ancient science of yoga. Some of the topics covered are breath, mind, spinal currents, chakras, energy, mental and emotional attitudes, devotion, will power, yoga philosophy, psychology, meditation, energisation, yoga postures, affirmations, healing techniques, and the role of the guru.
Prerequisite: Level I
For more information about activities and courses, contact:
For Uday Park: Sumitra Ramji, 9868216165
For Delhi Kannada School: Sangeeta, 9899267698
For Rajouri Garden: Pankaj, 9810276511
DIRECTIONS TO REACH DELHI CENTERS
Directions to Reach Uday Park Center
From Ring Road: Take August Kranti Marg south, past Ansal Plaza. Take next right, at light. (Sign says “Gautam Nagar”). Go 300 metres. House is on right side, on corner, beside a large building with the word “Breathe”, just before National Chest Institute.
From Outer Ring Road: Take August Kranti (Khel Gaon) Marg north, passing Asiad Centre and Siri Fort on right. At second light after Siri Fort Auditorium, turn left. Go 300 metres. House is on right side, on corner, beside a large building with the word “Breathe”, just before National Chest Institute.
From Green Park Metro Station (1½ km, 15 min walk, 5 min auto): From Aurobindo Marg take Balbir Saxena Marg. Take first major left, pass Father Agnel School on left. First house on left after National Chest Institute.
Directions to Reach Rajouri Garden Center
Directions from Dhaula Kuan:Take Ring Road. Go straight though red light before Raja Garden flyover. Take next left (right after pedestrian overbridge), then first right (small street). Continue down street to A-2/34
Directions from Punjabi Bagh:Take right turn at Raja Garden (towards Rajouri Garden metro station). Turn left at red light & again 1st left (at the crossing). Continue down the street to A-2/34.
Acharyas Keshava and Daya Taylor During a Satsang
Joyful devotees during a Sunday satsang
Uday Park Center
Lush Green Garden at Uday Park Center
Acharya Pankaj During a Satsang at Rajouri Garden Center