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Kirtan and Stories with Michelle – Working with God

Deepen your love for God with an evening of chanting! Join Michelle for a devotional evening of chanting, readings and brief periods of meditation. Yogananda said that chanting is half the battle. It helps us to open the heart and interiorize the mind. In deep devotion, we are more able to offer ourselves fully into the presence of the divine.

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Kirtan with Dharmadas & Nirmala

Deepen Your love for God with an evening of chanting! Join Dharmadas and Nirmala in the Babaji Garden at the Ananda Community in Rancho Cordova for a devotional evening of chanting, readings and brief periods of meditation. Yogananda said that chanting is half the battle. It helps us to open the heart and interiorize the mind. In deep devotion, we … Read More

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Blue Lotus Feet (Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Join Nayaswami Krishnadas in singing this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village October 9th 2022. Painting of the Divine Mother by Nayaswami Mantradevi. Lyrics: Engrossed is the bee of my mind On the blue lotus feet of my Divine Mother. Engrossed is the bee of my mind On the blue lotus feet of my Divine Mother. Divine … Read More

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The Power of Swami Kriyananda’s Music

Watch how Keshava Betts, who grew up with Swami Kriyananda’s music, shares in a moving and inspiring way how it deeply changed his life, and how one can experience God’s presence and inspiration through these beautiful, deep songs and musical compositions. Find more music at https://ananda.org/music ABOUT SWAMI KRIYANANDA In 1948 at the age of twenty-two, Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald … Read More

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Shiva Kirtan and Stories with Devaki

Deepen Your love for God with an evening of chanting! Join Devaki and for a devotional evening of chanting, readings and brief periods of meditation. Yogananda said that chanting is half the battle. It helps us to open the heart and interiorize the mind. In deep devotion, we are more able to offer ourselves fully into the presence of the … Read More

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When I Awake (Chant by Swami Kriyananda)

Join us in singing this beautiful chant by Swami Kriyananda. Recorded at Ananda Village October 2nd 2022. With Nayaswami Maria. Lyrics: WHEN I AWAKE by Swami Kriyananda 1, When I awake I’ll see Thy face, When I awake I’ll see Thy light! When I awake I’ll see Thy face, When I awake I’ll see Thy light! Mother awake me from … Read More

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I Am the Sky (Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Join us in singing this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village October 2nd 2022. Lyrics: I am the sky, Mother, I am the sky, I am the sky, Mother, I am the sky, I am the vast blue ocean of sky. I am a little drop of the sky — frozen sky. Find more music at https://ananda.org/music 

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Ananda Music Oral History: David Eby

The ANANDA MUSIC ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS capture the essence of living and sharing the music of Ananda. Listen to longtime devotee musicians share their stories and remembrances of spiritual lessons learned from working on the songs and chants of Swami Kriyananda and Paramhansa Yogananda. David debuted as a cellist with the Pittsburgh Symphony at age 16 and has since performed … Read More