Hare Krishna

Hare Krishna, Hare Rama …. Chant with us with this simple video recorded during the 2019 Inner Renewal Week Kirtan at Ananda Village.

O Master

Song dedicated to Paramhansa Yogananda, sung by the Ananda Village Choir during Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi celebration March 7th, 2019. 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 that all was made … Read More

O Master

Dedicated to Paramhansa Yogananda Composer: Swami Kriyananda (Donald Walters) & Mukti LaMar Performed by the Ananda Village Choir 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 that all was made … Read More

Many Hands Make a Miracle

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by members of the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics: Many hands make a miracle: Let’s all join hands together! Life on earth is so wonderful When people laugh and dance and struggle as friends: Then all their dreams achieve their ends. Many hands make a miracle: People climbing together! Soon we reach to the pinnacle Of … Read More

Brave Were the People

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by members of the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics: Brave were the people who lived in these hills. Brave, the great warriors who confronted the foe. To defend what is holy, to defend what is true: Our Lord on mankind did this duty bestow. Glad all our children who people these hills. Glad in the vision … Read More

Walk Like a Man

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by members of the Ananda Village Choir. Recorded during the streamathon for the beautiful new Temple of Light at Ananda Village, on February 9th, 2019. For more information please visit our webpage https://www.anandamusic.org

The Divine Mother — Song by Swami Kriyananda

“The Divine Mother” is the last song that Swami Kriyananda wrote. The melody is from an opera by Bizet called The Pearl Fishers. Swami Kriyananda loved the duet “Au fond du temple saint” and put devotional lyrics to it. The video was recorded in the beautiful chapel inside Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington. Lyrics Yes, it’s She, The Divine Mother, … Read More

The Christmas Mystery

We wish you Happy Christmas from Ananda with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, “The Christmas Mystery”. Many blessings! The Christmas Mystery Long ago there was a little shed. There three mighty kings did bow their heads To a gentle babe of low degree, Whom men called the son of Mary. Who’ll tell to me this mystery: How a tiny … Read More