How Shall I Love Thee

A chant composed by Swami Kriyananda, chanted by members of Ananda Mumbai and Ananda Pune.

Aum Namo Narayana – Chant by Swami Kriyananda

“When you [chant] “God” again and again, forgetting time and with ever-increasing devotion, and when your consciousness forgets itself in [chanting], at that point you will feel the presence of God.” —Swami Yogananda, Advanced Super Cosmic Science Course (1934) “Once the mind is focused by chanting, and the inner energy is awakened, take your chanting inward. Don’t only “make a … Read More

Peace

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Peace gave us the mountains. Peace gave us the sky. Nightly, when starlight enfolds us, Peace is its lullaby. Amen. Amen. Peace gave us the morning. Peace gave us the sun. B ird songs that call us to welcome Day, and fresh labors begun. Amen. Amen. Peace gave … Read More

Brothers

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: I’ve lived in many countries And mixed with many men. I’ve shared their days of sunshine, Gone with them in the rain. The fires at evening said we were brothers. The fires at evening said we were— Brothers! A soldier I saw weeping Beside a dying friend. My … Read More

Where Has My Love Gone? ( A Mystical Love Song)

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: 1. Where has my love gone? Long are the nights, Now that she’s left me, Dimmed my delights. Where is my love, friend? Passed she this way? Saw you her smile? Ah! What did she say? Ah! Passed she here? My sweetheart, passed she here? 2. Sweet was … Read More

The Song of the Nightingale

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing of joy through the night. Teach my heart To impart Everywhere your delight. Sing of moon rays on the rain, Sing that love’s not in vain: Every grief, every wrong Has its ending in song. Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing of joy through the night. Teach all … Read More

Go On Alone!

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Some men call it progress— Down with those who doubt!— To join the causes others join, And shout when others shout. Come, you’re a man, No passive stone! Stand up, and call your soul your own! Go on alone! Go on alone! Banish weakness: Go on alone! Go … Read More

Little Kathy

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: 1. Little Kathy went dancing, – Went dancing, went dancing– Little Kathy went dancing, Went dancing one day. She danced out in the garden – The garden, the garden– She danced out in the garden, Her heart was so gay. Chorus: Lara la liri, Oh, lara la lay, … Read More