Meditation Retreat at Ananda Kanan Master Unit, July 13 – 17, 2022



We welcome you to a five-day meditation retreat at Ananda Kanan, Missouri. During this meditation retreat, you will have a chance to go deep into your meditation, learn to cook delicious sattvic vegetarian food, make good friends, relax in a natural environment, and enjoy classes, workshops, and other programs. During the retreat, you can also learn individual meditation, have recommendations on yoga, diet, and other lifestyle habits. We will also take one day for an outing by the nearby river and enjoy swimming, singing Kiirtana, meditation, and having lunch in the beautiful natural environment.This retreat will be led by Dada Diiptimanananda, Dada Kovid, and Didi Ananda Acira. They are all experienced yoga and meditation teachers and can help you advance spiritually and connect to your inner self.


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What to Expect

  • Three sattvic vegetarian meals per day prepared by our spiritual teachers and the participants
  • Yoga classes in the morning and evening
  • Collective meditation four times a day
  • Classes on meditation, yoga, philosophy, food, nutrition, and healthy living
  • Fun games and workshops
  • Outdoor walks and activities
  • Individual meditation lessons with our teachers (optional)
  • Outing to the nearby river where we can swim, sunbathe, meditate and have lunch
  • Relax your body and calm your mind in a tranquil, beautiful environment
  • Full-day schedule from morning 5 a.m. to evening 9 p.m.

Schedule Ananda Kanan Retreat, July 13 – 17, 2022 (PDF) ↓

The Ananda Kanan Retreat Facilities

Ananda Kanan is a beautiful retreat center in the heart of the Ozarks, Missouri, with comfortable accommodation and a beautiful natural environment. It is the perfect environment for you to go deep into your meditation, make new friends, and enjoy a relaxing time. Ananda Kanan has a beautiful dome-shaped meditation hall encircled by flowering trees and bushes and a separate kitchen and dining hall. Outside the dining hall is a patio where the guests can have their meal, relax and socialize. The accommodation at the Family Dorm has ten double occupancy rooms and two dormitory rooms with bunk beds. The 28 acres land has trails, sports grounds, a lake, rich wildlife, and various bird species.

What to bring:

Please bring comfortable clothing and shoes, toiletry, towel, notebook & pen, swimming suit, medications (if you have any), sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, and other personal needs. Please don’t bring sleeveless shirts, short pants, or short skirts.


Ananda Kanan
3157 County Road 1670
Willow Springs MO 65793
United States


By flight: Springfield, MO, is about 90 minutes drive from Ananda Kanan. We can pick you up at the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) or the Greyhound bus station. If another participant is arriving at a similar time, you may have to wait for a short while to share a pickup. Please support the driver with $25 to cover the cost of gas.

Flights to Saint Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) are often cheaper, but it is a three-and-a-half-hour drive to Ananda Kanan. Please get in touch with us before booking your flight to STL – if you are planning to rent a car, someone else might appreciate sharing the ride, or you could get a ride with someone else driving to Ananda Kanan.

By Car: From Highway 63, take the UU road until Country Road 1670 (second crossing). Turn left and go straight around 1 mile until you come to the gate on the left.

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Five-Day Meditation Retreat Ananda Kanan, Missouri, July 13 - 17, 2022
Five-Day Meditation Retreat Ananda Kanan, Missouri, July 13 - 17, 2022
Five-Day Meditation Retreat Ananda Kanan, Missouri, July 13 - 17, 2022