Sung by Bhagavati and Ramesha Nani. Lyrics adapted from a poem by Paramhansa Yogananda by Maitri Jones Lyrics Keep calling Him, Keep calling Him. Whether he replies or not, Keep calling him. In the temple of unceasing prayer Believe that He’s approaching there. And call to Him. Keep calling Him. Thou dost know I’m praying, Lord You know I love … Read More
Beautiful kirtan and inspiring stories recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, during the Janmashtami (Krishna’s birthday) celebration on August 29th, 2021.
🕉️ Let’s chant “Aum Guru” together for 24 hours to build spiritual magnetism and draw the grace of God and gurus. ✨ The chanting vigil will start on Sunday, September 12 at 8:30pm (PDT) at the end of the Swami Kriyananda Spiritual Anniversary event (see link below) at Ananda Village, with a mini-kirtan of chanting “Aum Guru”. It will conclude … Read More
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. Ramesha (Fabio) Nani began his formal music training with classical guitar at the age of seven, … Read More
Lyrics In India there lived by the banks of a stream A hermit whose prayers chose applause for their theme. He gazed at the flowers, and he smiled at the sun, Then he clapped with delight: “Lord,” he cried, “Oh, well done!” Well done, Lord! Oh, very well done! The mountains that laugh with the gypsy clouds! The fields smile … Read More
Sing with us in this inspiring kirtan, recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village during Spiritual Renewal Week 2021. Featuring singers from different Ananda communities around the world.
Ramesha, Bhagavati and Prashad chant this beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda. Recorded at Ananda Village June 6th 2021. Lyrics: Nothing on earth can hold me, Rise, O my soul, in freedom. Nothing on earth can hold me, Rise, O my soul, in freedom. Rise, O my soul, in freedom: Nothing to fear anymore. Rise, O my soul, in freedom: Nothing … Read More
Ramesha and Prashad chant this beautiful song by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village June 13th 2021. Lyrics: Who tells me Thou art dark O my Mother Divine? Thousands of suns and moons from Thy body do shine. ABOUT PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA aramhansa Yogananda, born in 1893, was the first yoga master of India to take up permanent residence in the … Read More
Ramesha, Bhagavati and Prashad chant this beautiful song with words by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village June 6th 2021. Lyrics by Paramhansa Yogananda Melody by Nayaswami Shivani Lucki From joy I came, For joy I live, In sacred joy I melt again. ABOUT SWAMI KRIYANANDA Swami Kriyananda (James Donald Walters) was born on May 19, 1926 in Romania, to … Read More
Ramesha, Bhagavati and Prashad chant this beautiful song by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village June 6th 2021. Lyrics: From this sleep, Lord, will You wake, wake me? From this dream, Lord, will You wake, wake me? In Thee I dive; In Thee I rise, in Thy sea, in, in Thee. From this sleep, Lord, will You wake, wake me? … Read More