Course: ONLINE EVENT: Retreat and Kriya Initiation Ceremony for New Initiates
Online Event: Kriya Initiation and Reviews. Honoring the Mahasamadhis of Yoganandaji e Swami Sri Yukteswarji. 5-7 March, 2021.
We joyfully welcome disciples who have received permission from Mayadevi to take Kriya for the first time.
If you are already a Kriyaban, click here to go to the correct program for you.
The Kriya Initiations over many decades have sanctified the Temple of Light, and the blessings of the ceremony touch all who meditate there. Now this ceremony is coming to sanctify your home and transform it into your Temple of Light.
When you register you will receive a detailed letter on how and what to prepare for the day of initiation.
PLEASE NOTE: Once your eligibility to participate in this initiation has been verified, you will receive links to all sessions via email from the reception office.
Click on the “Program” button to see the complete schedule for the weekend.
Friday, 5 March
6:30 to 8:30 Guided meditation for new initiates
16:00-19:00 Orientation and sadhana for new ones, with 2nd channel translation
20:30-21:45 Purification and Guru Kirtan on Ananda Live
Saturday, 6 March
6:30-8:45 Energization and guided meditation.
11:00-13:30 Kriya Initiation Ceremony
16:00-19:00 Kriya review and practice for new initiates
Sunday, 7 March, Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi
6:00–9:00 Long meditation, already energized
11:45 Sunday satsang
16:00–19:00 Technique Review Part 2
Guided meditations for new Kriyabans, from 6:30 – 8:15, already energized
- Monday, 8 March
- Wednesday, 10 March
- Thursday, 11 March
Saturday 27 March – for new Kriyabans and those who received Initiation in 2020 and 2021
7:00 – 8:40 Guided meditation in Italian and English
10:00-11:45 Satsang with Questions and Answers in English
12:00 - 13:45 Satsang with Questions and Answers in Italian. For this online course we use the video-call platform Zoom that gives us the opportunity to interact at a distance. When you register for the course you will receive an email confirming your registration. Once we have confirmed that you are authorized to participate, you will receive links to all sessions by e-mail from the reception office.
** In the email you will find a video showing you how to download zoom and access the course (if you try before the start of the course you will get to a screen with the words "Wait for the host to start this meeting”)
*** If you have never used Zoom and want technical assistance, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org within 4 hours of the beginning of the course, after which time we cannot guarantee to receive technical assistance.
To utilize our services, it is necessary to purchase an Association membership, which costs 18 euros. This membership card is not included in the price of the course and is valid for a year from the date it is issued. You can use it to access our online courses and also when you come to Ananda. We hope to see you soon here!
Ananda Associazione is an Amateur Sports Non-Profit Association (affiliated with CO.N.A.C.R.E.I.S and C.S.E.N.) dedicated to promoting social welfare through the practices of yoga, meditation and Self-realisation. According to Italian law, Ananda’s programmes and hospitality can be offered only to 'association members'.
Anyone who supports the ideals of Self-realisation, world brotherhood, and physical, mental and spiritual harmony through meditation, yoga and service is welcome. Members pay an annual membership fee of 18 euro, valid 12 months from the application date. The income from Ananda activities is used exclusively to promote the association’s legally-recognised goals.
Accommodation: information and prices
Attention: During the Covid-19 period the prices below are no longer applicable. The correct all-inclusive price for each course can be found on its individual page.
|Single room with bathroom||€ 72.00|
|Single without bathroom||€ 61.00|
|Double room with bathroom||€ 56.00|
|Double without bathroom||€ 48.00|
|Triple room with bathroom||€ 48.00|
|Triple without bathroom||€ 41.00|
|Dormitory (4-5 beds)||€ 36.00|
Note: To the price of lodging and food, you have to add the price of the seminar, that includes all activities: Energization Exercises Lessons, yoga and meditation and evening activities (on most evenings).
Payments can be made in cash, by Eurocheck, credit card (MasterCard and Visa), Bancomat. We can’t accept cash over 1000.00 euros.
Next time you come to Ananda, sign up for the program Yoga in Action to get a taste of community service and receive a discount on the cost of the course. You can choose the option Yoga in Action for any course where this program is available and you can continue with this option as long as you wish. Your service project might change each day.
When we learn to serve with the right attitude, this is a spiritual practice and is called Karma Yoga. The daily practice of Karma Yoga is a joyful and practical spiritual discipline that will benefit every aspect of your life.
At Ananda, there are two levels of the Yoga in Action option:
Yoga in Action Level 1
75€/course of 5 days
With Level 1, you will serve for a period of one and a half hours. This experience gives you a chance to contribute to the beautiful atmosphere of Ananda.
Yoga in Action Level 2
35€/course of 5 days
Yoga in Action Level 2 is only available if you have had prior experience of the Yoga in Action Level 1 option, or any of the Community Living Programs. With Level 2, you will serve for a period of three hours, split into two periods of daily service.
How to Register for This Program
In the page of the course you want to participate to, you will find, if available, the special price of the course with Yoga in action level 1 and 2. When you sign-up on the website or call or write us to book the course, just indicate that you wish to participate to the Yoga in Action Level 1 or 2 program. It’s that easy. Once you arrive at Ananda you will need also to complete a Yoga in Action Form and return it to our reception office.
How to book
You may make your reservation directly here on the website or by phone (+39 0742 813620) or email (email@example.com). Your booking needs to be confirmed by our reception office. For courses held online, there is no need to indicate the details of your stay (date of arrival, departure…).
For courses held at our center in Assisi, please indicate your arrival and departure dates and times, the program you wish to attend, your preferred accommodation, your address, phone and email. If you need to modify your reservation, please inform us at least one week in advance.
Our reception office is open from:
Monday to Saturday 9:30-1:30pm, 2:30-5:30pm
Sunday 9:30-11:30am, 2:30-5:30pm
For on-site courses, the programmes start on the evening of the day indicated.
If you cannot arrive during office hours, please let us know in advance.
Please contact us to check what translations are available. Courses, both on-site and online, may be cancelled if there are fewer than five participants.
Per chi prende l'iniziazione al Terzo e Quarto Kriya PER LA PRIMA VOLTA
Questa iniziazione prevede la presenza di Nayaswami Jyotish e Devi.
Per tutti i Kriyaban che hanno già ricevuto l’iniziazione al Primo Kriya, e non hanno l'intenzione di prendere un'iniziazione superiore.
Benvenuti Kriyaban! Speriamo che possiate venire per questo weekend lungo dedicato ad approfondire la nostra sintonia con i Maestri.