Ananda Marga is a global socio-spiritual organization with branches in over 160 countries representing every continent. It has a broad agenda which includes teaching yoga and meditation, performing social service, blending spirituality with art, initiating musical and meditation festivals, bridging intellectual pursuit with spiritual pursuit and introducing a new framework for world economic balance. It is one of the few global organizations of Third World origin to render voluntary social service and disaster relief, and in its short history it has developed a vast network of dedicated volunteers throughout the world.
Ananda Marga was founded in India in 1955 by Shrii Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921-1990). His contribution to society was a comprehensive spiritual philosophy that broadened humanity’s awareness of the nature of our existence and encouraged people to embrace all as a part of one universal family. Based on this vision, he propounded a unique social philosophy, far more comprehensive than current social, economic and political paradigms, addressing world problems and providing practical solutions.
Ananda Marga’s social programs include disaster relief worldwide, inexpensive or free. Ananda Marga is a moral and spiritual movement dedicated to the all-round upliftment of the human condition –physical, mental and spiritual. Its missionary workers render full-time social service and are trained to teach meditation, free of charge.
Ananda Marga has been in Finland since1973. Besides conducting yoga classes and seminars, we also organise social service programs and we have regular meditation sessions.