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The Song of the Nightingale

Watch this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda from the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, recorded May 5th 2024. Lyrics: Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing of joy through the night. Teach my heart To impart Everywhere your delight. Sing of moonrays on the rain, Sing that love’s not in vain: Every grief, every wrong Has its ending in song. Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing … Read More

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A New Tomorrow

Watch this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, May 5th 2024. Lyrics: When the dawn breaks, and then the morning Sends the sun high in the sky, Who would hide from heaven’s glory? Who would pass the challenge by? There’s a morning for every nation, When the sun’s high in the sky: … Read More

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New Dawn

Watch & listen to this beautiful instrumental music by Swami Kriyananda from the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, recorded April 24th 2024. It can be found on the album Mystic Harp.

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Life Is a Dream

Watch this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda from the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, recorded April 28th 2024. Lyrics: Life is a dream. Time, like a stream, Carries our burdens away. Never despair: Joy’s ev’rywhere; Love can befriend you today. Free from all care, Like birds on the air, Soar above griefs and worries: Seek Joy and be gay! … Read More

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Highlights from the Oratorio Christ Lives! by the Living Wisdom High School Palo Alto

Enjoy excerpts from Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio Christ Lives! sung by Palo Alto Living Wisdom High School students (plus a few extra singers). Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, April 13 2024. You can find out more about this wonderful school here.  Christ Lives! is a contemporary oratorio that vividly brings to life the deep meaning of Christ’s … Read More

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Celtic Moonrise

Enjoy this beautiful instrumental piece by Swami Kriyananda, performed by Nayaswami Mukti at Ananda Village on April 21, 2024. From the album Mystic Harp. “The moon, rising on a calm lake, is a reminder of endless previous moonrises that have ever calmly posed the same challenge: ‘Children, recognize the bondage of time: Seek freedom in timelessness.’”

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I Will Always Think of Thee

Enjoy this beautiful choirsong by Swami Kriyananda, performed at Ananda Village on April 21, 2024. Lyrics 1. Every morning when I greet the sun, When I move forth through crowded ways, In my heart, Lord, ever so silently, I will always think of Thee! 2. When I laugh, O, and when I cry with pain, When my best friends misunderstand. … Read More

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The Hill That Was Tara

Enjoy this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Joy Singers at Ananda Village on April 14, 2024. Lyrics Tara’s brave hill, so quiet the day I came there: Not a green leaf stirred on the air— Not a bird did proclaim Ancient grandeur and fame, Only ruins faint mem’ries declare. I marveled to think, How can greatness … Read More

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Praise Ye the Lord

Enjoy this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Worldbrotherhood Choir at Ananda Village on April 14, 2024. Lyrics Praise ye the Lord, all creatures: He who did make the mountains! He who did make the woods and fields, He who made the sky! Praise Him who gave us gladness! Praise Him who fills our hearts with song! … Read More

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Why?

Enjoy this beautiful music by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Choir at Ananda Village on April 7, 2024. Lyrics There lived a tender maid In a far-off country. The strangeness of this world made her sigh. Her friends asked their fathers For money and clothes, But all she could ask was— Why? She saw the solemn clouds Gathered watching … Read More