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Sleep Is Calling

A song from Swami Kriyananda performed by Vinaya and Aaryan at Ananda Assisi Really this lullaby is not about the subconscious state of sleep…It’s about that glorious freedom that comes to the spiritual seeker as his longing for God becomes stronger. It is also about the liberty that comes when a great soul leaves this earth plane: death itself then … Read More

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Ananda Music — With Dhuti Johnson

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. Before Dhuti Johnson came to Ananda, she had a very musical upbringing with piano and guitar … Read More

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How Music Creates Consciousness – Say YES to Life, Ep.1

“Music is so much more than entertainment. It doesn’t merely reflect a state of consciousness: It also generates it.” – Swami Kriyananda Experience the transformative power of music to change and create consciousness through one of Swami Kriyananda’s songs every week. Discover the uplifting power of melody, rhythm, and poetry, as we take each song to heart and absorb its … Read More

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Bhaja Govindam

Bhaja Govindam, traditional Indian chant. Chanted by devotees at Ananda Pune.

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Saint Teresa’s Admonition (Chant by Swami Kriyananda)

Words adapted from St. Teresa of Avila’s Admonition, melody by Swami Kriyananda. Chanted by Arya and Peter at Ananda Village. Lyrics 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! God alone! God alone’s all we ever need. … Read More

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Ananda Music — With Gitanjali Gregorelli

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. Tyagini Gitanjali Golub-Gregorelli first became acquainted with Ananda music in 1978. From the first moment she … Read More

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Who Is in My Temple – Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda

Lyrics words by Rabindranath Tagore, melody by Paramhansa Yogananda (Sing each line twice.) Who is in my temple? All the doors do open themselves; All the lights do light themselves. Darkness, like a dark bird, flies away, oh, flies away.

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Ananda Music — With Dambara Begley

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. Dambara Begley has enjoyed singing, playing and sharing Swami Kriyananda’s music since shortly after he arrived … Read More

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Sri Yogananda — Chant by Swami Kriyananda

This chant is composed by Swami Kriyananda, dedicated to his Guru, Paramhansa Yogananda. Sung by Shamini and Baraquiel from Ananda Sangha Mumbai. Lyrics: Sri Yogananda, guide to inner freedom. Steal into my heart of hearts, vanish my delusions.