Anand Niketan is also famous as the Khujenpali Ashram as it is situated at Khujenpali, 5 km away from Balangir. The Ashram was set up by Pramahansa Swami Sree Satyaprajananda Saraswati in the year 1985. The Ashram is situated on a land of about 40 acres.
It is surrounded by the Viswatma Vidyamandir School, Ashutosh Peeth, Sadhana Kehtra, Puja Mandapa, Yoga Centre, Prajna Kutir, Santh Nivas, gardens and green jungles. Thousands of visitors come to this place every year from all over the world to find peace and connect to divinity.
Visitors also come here to learn and practice Yoga. Several festivals such as Navaratri, Guru Purnima, Shiva Ratri are celebrated here. A visit to this ashram is highly recommended.