Ananda Seva Meditation Center
MEDITATION * KIIRTAN * YOGA
In Santa Rosa, California
In Santa Rosa, California
At our Ashram in Santa Rosa, Ca. ~ Ananda Kamalalaya ~ , Ananda Seva holds weekly group meditations, has kiirtan & chanting evenings and offers individualized meditation instruction, as well as meditation and yoga classes. We also offer Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy Training, have meditation & yoga retreats, yoga days and other trainings and events.
Please call us if you are interested in receiving a meditation practice or if you have any questions about attending one of our classes, group meditations or kiirtan nights at 707-579-3472 or 707-575-0886. You can also join our mailing list and sign up to get local announcements about upcoming kiirtans, meditations, classes and events
Personalized Meditation Instruction
Ananda Seva offers individualized meditation instruction (diiksha) based in the traditions of Asthanga Yoga & Classical Tantra. They are given in one-on-one consultation with one of our local Acharyas (meditation teachers), Ananda Maetreyii Ma (707-291-6798) or Ananda Deviika' Ma' (707-478-2745). Sessions are by donation, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Dharmachakra: Meditation – Sundays, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
All are cordially invited to join us for an evening of inspiration and meditation in the Ananda Seva tradition. We begin each evening with kiirtan and spiritual song to inspire devotion, followed by a half-hour meditation and an intuitive spiritual talk on the nature of Self or a group discussion. Afterward, there is time for sharing and snacks.
Dharmachakra consists of:
- Devotional Songs
- Kiirtan – Spiritual Dance with Chanting
- Samigacchadvam – Collective Chant to Begin Meditation
- Nityam – Collective Chant to end Meditation
- Guru Puja – Offering to the Divine
- Spiritual Discourse and Discussion
- Sattvic Vegetarian Potluck
If this is your first time attending Dharmachakra, please come 15-20 minutes early for orientation, if possible. By donation, no one turned away for lack of funds. Call us for more information (707) 575-0886 or e-mail us at
Kiirtan Evenings – 3rd Friday of every month, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Please come join us for beautiful music, meditation, and joyful celebration of our connection to the Divine! There will be chanting and kiirtan, followed by group meditation and a devotional/intuitive message. Afterward, stay to enjoy tea and sweets with spiritual friends and family.
By donation, no one turned away for lack of funds! Please plan to carpool if possible, as parking is limited and kiirtan evenings can be quite popular! Call us for more information (707) 575-0886 or e-mail us at
Community Yoga Classes
Monday 8:15am with Fox
Wednesday 8:30am Gentle Flow Yoga with Shanti Devi
Thursday 9:00am with Mariah Ambika
Ananda Kamalalaya is pleased to offer community yoga classes. Most classes begin with centering and breath-work (pranayama), followed by yoga poses (asanas) emphasizing body-mind awareness, then ending with a short meditation or yoga nidra. Come join us.
Classes are by donation, suggested $15-$15, no one will be turned away for lack of funds! Please contact us at (707) 575-0886 or e-mail us at
for further information.
See calendar above (note there will be no community yoga classes during our trainings)
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Begins again on October 12, 2012 in Santa Rosa and goes through March 3, 2013. Sessions happen once a month for an extended three day weekend. Please visit our training section Yoga Teacher Training for more information on our Yoga Teacher Training Program.
300 Hour 2012 Winter Yoga Therapy Training
Begins October 26th, 2012 in Santa Rosa and goes through January 25th, 2013. There is a 9 week break in between sessions. Please see the training section, Yoga Therapy Training for more information on our program.
300 Hour 2013 Summer Yoga Therapy Training
Begins June 7th, 2013. Please see our training section, Yoga Therapy Training for more information on our program.
Our beautiful Northern California meditation center, ~ Ananda Kamalalaya ~ as well as being our local Ashram, is the home of the Ananda Seva's Guru Kula Yoga Trainings and Ananda Seva's main office. Ananda Kamalalaya is located on a 3-acre hilltop of old oaks and beautiful gardens, situated between the the Sonoma and Napa Valleys. It is located about 1 hour north of San Francisco, 45 minutes from the majestic Sonoma Coast, and 30 minutes from Calistoga Hot Springs.
Our address is: 4378 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
We can be reached by phone at 707-575-0886 or by email at