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Hare Krishna

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Three Wise Men (by Swami Kriyananda)

We wish you a joyful Christmas and many blessings with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda “Three Wise Men”, performed by members of the Ananda Palo Alto choir. Three Wise Men 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 … Read More

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The Christ Child Asleep (by Swami Kriyananda)

Wishing you a blessed Christmas from Ananda with this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, “The Christ Child’s Asleep”. The Christ child’s asleep. The silence is so deep That round about, with hope in their eyes, The animals await; Their breathing they abate: They know their time has come to arise. For Jesus came on earth To offer second birth To … Read More

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Christmas Concert at Ananda Village 2018

Enjoy this beautiful concert at the Expanding Light in Ananda Village. Program (00:36) – O Come All Ye Faithful (02:09) – All My Heart this Night Rejoices (03:47) – Gaudete (05:44) – O Little Town of Bethlehem (English version) (08:21) – Christmas Lullaby (12:01) – That Night When Christ Was Born (15:36) – Looking for a Friend (18:31) – Little … Read More

Music and the Arts, News

Guru Vandana: A Benefit Concert

September 30, 2018 6:30 p.m. India / 6:00 a.m. PST / 9:00 a.m. EST Two of India’s most renowned musicians Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma will join together this Sunday, September 30th in a concert dedicated to the benefit of the widows of Vrindavan through the Paramhansa Yogananda Charitable Trust.