Posts Categorized: Events

Connect with Nature

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Being in nature and connecting with nature aren’t the same thing, as is so wisely pointed out in the excerpt below from a blog post written by Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children: When outdoors, many people are so engrossed in their own private concerns that they notice little of their surroundings. I… Read more »

Mandala: the Sacred Art of Centering

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Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”, the primordial shape that represents wholeness, completeness and unity. This ancient and enduring archetype resonates deeply within the human psyche. It is found in all cultures and time periods. Carl Jung discovered that the Mandala, as a potent archetype of the human psyche, could be used as… Read more »

Find Deep Peace and Personal Transformation in our Upcoming Programs

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Deep Peace for Warriors “Bring peace first to your own heart, then send it out on gentle rays of light to all the world. The more you radiate your peace outward, the more you’ll find yourself protected from all harm.” -Swami Kriyananda from Living Wisely, Living Well If you are interested in experiencing and sharing… Read more »

Official Lover

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Cities of Light

On April 13th – 14th Jyotish and Devi, the Directors of Ananda worldwide, were here in Portland. The Cities of Light participants at Ananda Center at Laurelwood had a nice talk (satsang) with them immediately after lunch.  I sat by them at lunch and discussed with Jyotish if he is working on any new art… Read more »

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