Recommendations and Resources

Learn to Meditate 
You can learn online here in moments or click the link for the 1 hr class taught by Swami Kriyananda [Click here]
Or visit your local yoga studio and ask if they have classes on meditation in person – if they’re worth their salt, they will at least know where to send you!

Visit Ananda’s Retreat Center – the Expanding Light

Favorite Inspiring Books

  • Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda
  • The Essence of Self Realization by Swami Kriyananda
  • The Bhagavad Gita by Swami Kriyananda
  • Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibagiza
  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicolas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn
  • The Giving Tree by Shell Silverstein
  • The Missing Piece Meets the Big O by Shell Silverstein

Favorite Yoga Teachers in San Francisco (find them mostly at Yoga Tree San Francisco or Urban Flow

  • Darren Main
  • Debbie Steingesser
  • Chrisandra Fox
  • Dina Amsterdam
  • Elise Lorimer
  • Jane Austin (amazing prenatal)
  • Janet Stone
  • Lauren Slater
  • Rusty Wells
  • Sean Haleen
  • Stephanie Snyder
  • Tim Floreen

Find an Ananda Meditation Group near you

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