Let inner stillness become second nature
Surrounded by 72 acres of beautiful meditation gardens and wild forest in Northern California’s Sierra Foothills, the Ananda Meditation Retreat is an ideal setting for a rejuvenating, inner experience.
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October 12-15, 2023
October 5-8, 2023
October 26-29, 2023
Something special happens when women come together on retreat. There is a depth of connection, a meeting of hearts and minds. In addition to meditation and yoga postures, the Women’s Retreat features a Creative Arts session for a relaxing and fun way to connect with your spirit.
86 reviews, 4.9/5 rating on Google Reviews and TripAdvisor
“I can’t even begin to explain how amazing my retreat adventure was.… I left with so much love and peace.”
“The Seva Yoga program changed my life. The kind, supportive, and wise staff allowed me to grow in my own way. Every day I learned something new…”
“Whatever faith or background you are from, you are welcome. The practices for meditation that are taught take you to another level of relaxation. I would highly, highly recommend.”
Have any questions?
Ananda Meditation Retreat is located in the foothills of Sierra Mountains in Northern California. Our forest hermitage is off the grid and seems remote, although only 3 miles off a well-traveled road. Please click this link for specific location.
Although we don’t have any charging stations at this Retreat, you can charge your vehicle just 6 miles down the road at Ananda Village. The charging station is on the far side of the parking lot near Village reception and Masters Market.
Guided Retreat stays include the program activities and 3 meals per day.
Supported Silent Retreat and Mentored Personal Retreat stays include program activities plus lunches and dinners- breakfast is on your own or order Continental Breakfast.
Personal Retreat stays include your accommodation and noon meditation Monday-Saturday. Many Personal Retreatants enjoy cooking their own meals, but meals may be added by pre-arrangement.
As a small retreat, we try to avoid cancellations because it is difficult for us to fill spaces at the last minute, but we recognize that sometimes emergencies happen. Our cancellation policy is:
Cancellations 7 days or more before arrival date: 50% of the $100 deposit is forfeited and 50% remains as a credit toward another stay within the next year.
Cancellations less than 7 days before arrival date: all of the $100 deposit is forfeited.