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I Have Been Roaming – Devotional Song – Kriyananda Chants Yogananda

This devotional chant is a simplified version of one of Yogananda’s songs, “Divine Love Sorrows”, by his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda. LYRICS: I have been roaming forsaken by Thee, Who hast seen me groping hardly ever answering. I shall be roaming, roaming bursting all bound’ries of heart, Ever more moving t’ward Thee, to Thy vast unthrobbing heart. Through endless incarnations … Read More

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Rise in Freedom

Bring light and positive energy into the world! Join us from Ananda Village in singing Swami Kriyananda’s song “Rise in Freedom” and uplift your spirit in these challenging times, then share it with everyone. Lyrics: Nothing on earth can hold me, Rise, O my soul, in freedom. Nothing on earth can hold me, Rise, O my soul, in freedom. Rise, … Read More

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God’s Power — A Song for Self-Healing

“God’s Power, Vitality, Good Health and Strength, flow through me, flow through me, flow through me.” This song was written by Angelika Schafer and Carol Padget.

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O Master

Dedicated to Paramhansa Yogananda Composer: Donald Walters & Mukti LaMar Performed by the Ananda Village Choir on Yogananda’s birthday, Jan 5th, 2020. Lyrics: O Master, may Thy joy fill our days. O Master, may Thy wisdom guide our ways. The time has come for us to see That there’s but one reality Upon the earth and high above: The truth … Read More

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Keep Calling Him

Composed by Maitri Jones, sung by Rose Atwell and the Ananda Palo Alto Choir at Ananda Village during SRW 2016. Based on 2 poems by Paramhansa Yogananda. Lyrics Keep calling Him, Keep calling Him. Whether he replies or not, Keep calling him. In the temple of unceasing prayer Believe that He’s approaching there. And call to Him. Keep calling Him. … Read More

Music and the Arts

Soul Song

Last year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to speak to Dharmadevi with a sweet tone of voice. In India the voice is thought to be the perfect musical instrument because it has the capacity to convey consciousness most clearly. Some saints even heal through the tone of their voice. Everyone has a favorite song or singer. Why? I … Read More

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Peace

Watch this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Choir at Ananda Village. 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. Bird songs that call us to welcome Day, and fresh labors begun. Amen. … Read More

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Three Wise Men

From Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio “Christ Lives”, performed in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village by the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics Then three wise men came from afar, Guided by the heavenly star. Christ, the light of God, had descended, That, receiving him, all might be saved. Thus, the promise of God was maintained; Thus, all true souls were called … Read More