Ananda Seva Meditation Center
MEDITATION * KIIRTAN * YOGA
In Santa Rosa, California
In Santa Rosa, California
At our Training Center in Santa Rosa, Ca. ~ Ananda Kamalalaya ~ , Ananda Seva holds weekly group meditations, kiirtan & chanting evenings, offers individualized meditation instruction and yoga asana (postures) classes. We also offer Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy Training, Spiritual Trainings, Yoga & Meditation Retreatsand other events throughout the year.
Please call us if you are interested in receiving an individual meditation practice or if you have any questions about any of our events, trainings or retreats. Our phone number is 707-575-0886. You can also join our mailing list and sign up to get local announcements about upcoming kiirtans, meditations, classes and events
on our home page.
Personalized Meditation Instruction
Ananda Seva Mission's individualized meditation instruction (diiksha) is based in the traditions of Asthanga Yoga & Classical Tantra. They are given in one-on-one appointments 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 (Group Meditation) consists of:
- Devotional Songs
- Kiirtan – Spiritual Dance with Chanting
- Samigacchadvam – Collective Chant to Begin Meditation
- Dhyana- 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
Come join us for an evening of beautiful music, meditation, and joyful celebration of our connection to the Divine! 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 8:30am with Fox
Tuesday 8:30am with Chandra Devi and Mira
Wednesday 8:30am Gentle Flow Yoga with Lauren
Thursday 8:30 am with Vilte
Ananda Kamalalaya is pleased to offer community yoga classes. Most classes begin with a centering practice, followed by yoga poses (asanas) emphasizing body-mind awareness, then ending with relaxation. Come join us.
Classes are by donation, suggested $5-$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 and retreats)
2013 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Begins on October 11, 2013 in Santa Rosa and goes through March 9, 2014. There are 6 3-day weekends, one each month. Please visit our training section Yoga Teacher Training for more information on our Yoga Teacher Training Program.
2013 300 Hour Winter Yoga Therapy Training
The first 2-week session begins October 25th, 2013, the second 2-week session begins January 10th, 2014. There is a 9 week break in between sessions. Both sessions are required to complete the training. Please see the training section, Yoga Therapy Training for more information on our program.
Our beautiful Northern California meditation center, ~ Ananda Kamalalaya ~ is the home of Ananda Seva's Guru Kula Yoga Training Institute and Ananda Seva's main office. Ananda Kamalalaya is located on 3-acres of small hills of old oaks and beautiful gardens, situated between 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