Ananda Meditation Retreat Solar Project

Letter from Nayaswami Jyotish

Spiritual Director of Ananda Worldwide

The Importance of the Meditation Retreat

The Meditation Retreat was Ananda’s first piece of property for Ananda. But, it also held a central place in the heart of Swami Kriyananda.

I came with him quite often while we were in the very early building stage, and Swamiji was always uplifted and joyful while there. He was the perfect balance of a deep devotee and an ultra-dynamic leader. Read More


“In July 2013, when Durga and I first arrived here at the Meditation Retreat, our primary focus was to restore, remodel and preserve this holy land.”Vidura Smallen, 2018 Garden Talk, Ananda Meditation Retreat Manager

Letter from Nayaswamis Vidura and Durga

Ananda Meditation Retreat Managers

Dear Friends, 

We have begun to transform our energy infrastructure to address our power needs for now and into the future.

Earlier this year with the help of Devamuni Hall, our Village resident solar expert, we began the process of designing a new power system that could generate our electrical needs for now and well into the foreseeable future. Read More

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