SRW-2010-35Here is Jyotish and Devi’s tentative event and travel schedule. Note that anything here is subject to change without warning; email us to confirm. Click on the event titles for more information.


July 22 (Saturday) - Ananda Portland - Hope for a Better World Half-Day Retreat

8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission $30; tickets can be purchased here, or at the door. Or $40 for a weekend pass including the Friday evening event, which can be purchased here (or at the door). Venue: Ananda Center at Laurelwood / 38950 SW Laurelwood Road / Gaston, OR 97119.

8:30–10:30 a.m. Meditation
10:30–11 a.m. Light breakfast
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presentation at Yogananda Gardens of the Northwest
12:30 p.m. Celebratory Brunch

This half-day retreat provides the opportunity to share the inspiration offered by Paramhansa Yogananda which is igniting hearts and lives around the globe.

Group meditation—one of the most important activities encouraged by Yogananda—inspiration at the lovely and developing Yogananda Gardens of the Northwest, overlooking the coastal range, and a lovely celebratory vegetarian brunch, providing a deeper connection with Jyotish and Devi.

July 23 (Sunday) - Ananda Portland - Sunday Service

Free admission. Venue: Ananda Portland Temple & Teaching Center / 4855 Southwest Watson Avenue / Beaverton, OR 97005. For more info, call (503) 626-3403.

9–9:45 a.m. Purification and Fire Ceremony
10–11:25 a.m. Sunday service
To be followed by a blessing at the new Living Wisdom School building there


August 2 (Wednesday) - Ananda Virtual Community - The Law of Karma (webinar)

6–7pm PST. Registration required (New to Online with Ananda? First create a free account here, then click on one of the following links.):
a) $15 for the course, or
b) $96 for the entire 2017 How to Live series, or
c) free with trial membership in Ananda Virtual Community.

This webinar is part of the How to Live Series 2017: Exploring The Essence of Self-Realization. This evening we’ll explore:

  • Understanding the Law of Karma
  • How the Power of Will Shapes One’s Destiny
  • How Group Karma Affects Us
  • Why Life Seems Harmful to Certain People and Beneficial to Others
  • Harmoniously Adapting Your Actions to the Law of Karma

Spiritual Renewal Week — Changing Consciousness: Transforming Your Life Through Meditation

August 7 (Monday) - The Expanding Light - Transforming Your Life Through Meditation (also live online)

10:30 a.m. – noon. Registration and cost. To view live online, register in advance (details and cost forthcoming).

August 11 (Friday) - The Expanding Light - Second Kriya Initiation

Requires prior approval.
5:30 p.m. Meditation (Expanding Light dining room)
6 p.m. Initiation ceremony (Expanding Light temple)

August 13 (Sunday) - The Expanding Light - Sunday service (topic: Does Satan Exist?) (also live online)

10 a.m. – 12:30. Free of charge
10–10:45 a.m. Fire and Purification Ceremonies
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sunday service

(End of Spiritual Renewal Week)