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Saint Teresa of Avila’s Admonition (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: (Words adapted from St. Teresa of Avila’s Admonition) Let nothing disturb you, Nothing affright you, All things will pass, but God changes not. Patient endurance Brings you to vict’ry. Once you have God, you’ll want nothing more. God alone! … Read More

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What Lightning Flash (Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Join us in singing this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village October 2nd 2022. Lyrics: What lightning flash glimmers in Thy face, Mother! What lightning flash glimmers in Thy face! Seeing Thee, I am thrilled through and through. Seeing Thee, I am thrilled through and through. Find more music at https://ananda.org/music 

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Ananda Music Oral History: Asha Nayaswami

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. Asha Nayaswami met Swami Kriyananda in 1969 and moved to the Ananda Meditation Retreat in Nevada … Read More

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Informal Concert at Ananda Palo Alto

Hear rarely heard songs, and some rarely heard singers, in this relaxed, informal evening concert at Ananda Temple. Soloists who are just spreading their wings will perform, as well as more experienced singers. A fun and expansive evening of music, as well as some serious inner work — performance as a way of moving past ego into a greater flow.

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In the Spirit

Beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, inspired by St. John the Apostle on the island of Patmos. Performed by Prashad and Mukti in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, September 18th 2022. Lyrics I was caught up in ecstasy: ’ Twas a day sanctified by God. There He showed me the truths of heaven, Truths which all, seeking Him, should … Read More

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One Chant One Hour – Thou Art My Life

Chant this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda with Narayani and Shurjo. Lyrics: Thou art my Life, Thou art my Love, Thou art the sweetness which I do seek. In the thought by my Love brought, I taste Thy name, so sweet so sweet. Devotee knows how sweet You are, he knows whom You let know.