Emerald Isle

Song by Swami Kriyananda, performed by Ramesha and Prashad at Ananda Village on February 12th 2023. Lyrics: Come hear, while I sing you of emerald hills, Of valleys and meadows so fair That all who have seen them have carried away Memories in their hearts, friends, like the lilacs of May: Oh, my song is the story of the lilacs … Read More

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

Kirtan of Joy (Chants by Yogananda, Kriyananda and India)

Beautiful and uplifting kirtan at Ananda Village, recorded on June 27th during Spiritual Renewal Week 2022. Introduction by storyteller extraordinaire Murali Venkatrao. Chants: – O God Beautiful (Paramhansa Yogananda, Cosmic Chants 1938) – Lord When in Darkness (Swami Kriyananda) – He Bhagavan (Traditional Indian) – Lord, I Am Thine (Swami Kriyananda) – Ever New Joy (Paramhansa Yogananda, Cosmic Chants 1938) … Read More

Divine Love Sorrows (By Paramhansa Yogananda)

Divine Love Sorrows, adapted by Paramhansa Yogananda from Fritz Kreisler’s “Liebeslied” Lyrics (by Paramhansa Yogananda) I have been roaming, Forsaken by Thee, Who hast seen me groping, Hardly ever answering. I shall be roaming, roaming Bursting all the bound’ries of heart. Ever more moving t’ward Thee, To Thy vast unthrobbing heart. Come Thou to me O Lord, O come at … Read More

O Master

Watch this beautiful song by Mukti LaMar and Swami Kriyananda, recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, January 2nd 2022. Dedicated to Paramhansa Yogananda. Lyrics O Master, may Thy joy fill our days. O Master, may Thy wisdom guide our ways. The time has come for us to see That there’s but one reality Upon the earth and … Read More