Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Meditation lifts our consciousness into an atmosphere of receptivity where we can begin to experience calmness, peace of mind, and happiness. It is a simple process that can be done anywhere and anytime.

First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of everything Ananda offers for a discounted price.

The Guided Silent Retreat is suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators, and honors the many diverse traditions that practice meditation as a path to inner peace.

Also in The Chakras:  A Meditation Retreat, you’ll learn through meditation to become aware of the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras) which are located in the central channel (sushumna) of the energy body


Personal Instruction, Guidance and Community

Experience in-depth instruction in meditation and guided yoga postures. Morning and afternoon yoga and meditation are offered daily in addition to sessions of instruction and discussion. Explore spiritual principles that can help you improve your quality of life. Enjoy our wooded community with many hiking trails, sing and play along with a joyful kirtan, get to know residents and experience living in spiritual community. Our teachers have devoted their lives to life-transforming meditation and yogic principles and will guide you from their own love of the practice and of people.