O Master (4 Cello Version)

Words and music by Mukti LaMar and Swami Kriyananda, arranged by David Miller for 4 cellos. Performed by David Eby. Copyright Hansa Trust.

Thou Art My Life – composed by Paramhansa Yogananda

Words and music by Rabindranath Tagore, adapted for English by Paramhansa Yogananda performed by singers from Ananda Sangha Pune (before lockdown). :) Lyrics Thou art my life, Thou art my love, Thou art the sweetness which I do seek. Thou art my life, Thou art my love, Thou art the sweetness which I do seek. In the thought by my … Read More

Three Wise Men

From Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio “Christ Lives”, performed in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village by the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics 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 of God was maintained; Thus, all true souls were called … Read More

The Christmas Mystery

By Swami Kriyananda. Performed by the Ananda Village Choir in the Temple of Light. Lyrics 1. 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. Chorus: Who’ll tell to me this mystery: How a tiny babe in a manger laid … Read More

Christ Has Come

From Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio “Christ Lives”, performed in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village by the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics Jesus Christ is born this day! Hallelujah! Born to drive our night away! Hallelujah! Joy on the mountains! Joy in the valleys! Joy to the nations: Christ has come!

That Night When Christ Was Born

By Swami Kriyananda. Performed in the Temple of Light by the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics 1. Once there lived a tiny nightingale In the ancient land of Israel. Not a note he ever sang until That night when Christ was born. Chorus: That night! That night! No song he did sing, So wise men tell, Till that night when Christ … Read More

The Christmas Mystery – With the Ananda Worldwide Virtual Choir

The Ananda Worldwide Virtual Choir singing “The Christmas Mystery” (an original Christmas song composed by Swami Kriyananda) with singers from around the globe, including New Zealand, India, Israel, Italy, as well as states across the USA. Featuring soloists from Ananda India in Pune and New Delhi, and the Expanding Light Ashram Choir at Ananda Village in Northern California. (Note: The … Read More

Looking for a Friend

By Swami Kriyananda. Performed in the Temple of Light by the Ananda Village Choir. Lyrics 1. Where are you going my little one? “In hope these empty streets I wend; I’ve seen a star rise in the east, And I’m looking for a friend.” Turu, luru lurulay. Turu, luru lurulay. 2. Where are you going, good shepherd folk? “From a … Read More

Ananda Worldwide Christmas Concert 2020

Featuring a range of musical and performance styles from around the globe, including a performance of the Ananda Worldwide Virtual Choir. NOTE: COVID safety guidelines vary from location to location; those groups singing together in person had permission to do so at the time of recording. Program: 1. “That Night When Christ Was Born” by Swami Kriyananda (Expanding Light Ashram … Read More