By Swami Kriyananda, performed in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, June 19th 2022. Lyrics There’s joy in the heavens, A smile on the mountains, And melody sings everywhere. The flowers are all laughing To welcome the morning; Your soul is as free as the air. Leave home in the sunshine: Dance through a meadow— Or sit by a … Read More
Join Ananda Lightbearer Chaitana for an evening of chanting, readings, stories, and brief periods of meditation. Chanting opens the heart and helps us to discover the joy of the soul within. It uplifts our consciousness and brings us into greater attunement with the presence of the Divine.
Sung movingly by Swami Kriyananda and the Ananda Choir in Chennai in one his last performances of the song. Recorded at Music Academy, Chennai, India Watch the full video of his program “Religion in the New Age” here. Lyrics Peace gave us the mountains. Peace gave us the sky. Nightly, when starlight enfolds us, Peace is its lullaby. Amen. Amen. … Read More
Music that is specially written to uplift one’s consciousness can serve both as relaxing meditation music and as a way to attune to divine qualities. Such music (meditation songs) as this article explains, can be simple and effective aids to meditation. What Is Meditation? Paramhansa Yogananda describes meditation simply as “concentration on God or one of His attributes”—namely Light, Sound, … Read More
Members of Ananda India sing the song “Home Is a Green Hill” composed by Swami Kriyananda. Lyrics: Home is a green hill, home is a wind Blowing betrayal, far, far away. Home is the knowledge heaven is near, Home’s the end of the fray. Home is my heart’s land, home’s where I am; Nothing can dim the light of my … Read More
Lyrics (by Swami Kriyananda) Thy will, Thy will, thy will be done! All that I am is Thine, all that I am. Nothing of man endures, wonder or scorn. Birth, life and death are one: veils of Thy love. Thy will, Thy will, Thy will alone! All that I’ve done is Thine, all that I’ve done! Introduction (Written by the … Read More
‘DIVINE LOVE SORROWS’ is the second single from Ramesha’s new album ‘THE INNER TEMPLE’. The melody of this song was written by the Austrian-American violinist Fritz Kreisler. Yogananda loved the melody so much that he felt inspired to add words to it. The lyrics describe our soul’s long journey, through many incarnations, to return to our home in God. Lyrics … Read More