During Sunday service before the luncheon, we blessed 13 friends on pilgrimage here from Ananda India.
Perfect sunny weather in the piazza.
Part of the yummy Indian buffet
We are inspired!
Shanti invites us to fill out a pledge card
Closing prayer. Help our temple become free & clear of all debt!
Every New Joy! Dambara chanting and Asha improvising percussion with a paper cup.
Here's how the inside of St. Aloysius Catholic Church looked in 1989 before it became Ananda Temple
Altar and pews, before we moved in.
Making a deal.
Painting the church.
(Apologies for the glare on some of these -- they're photos of photos.)
Working on the bell tower.
A kirtan in our old, pre-temple suite of rooms.
The congregation of 1994, marching off to the new temple.