Christ Is Risen

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Worldbrotherhood Choir in Palo Alto, 2008. Lyrics Christ is ris’n this Easter morn: Thus our lives to joy are born! He from death is ever free: In his life e’en so are we! Gone all our darkness, Vanished forever! In our souls Thy light we see. Gone our delusions, Clear now our … Read More

Christ Lives! An Illustrated Oratorio

Christ Lives! An Illustrated Oratorio with photography and music by Swami Kriyananda Welcome and thank you for joining us for our annual performance of Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio, Christ Lives! This version of Christ Lives! includes footage from a 2008 performance of the Oratorio in Palo Alto, California, together with a slideshow of photographs by Swami Kriyananda. Swami describes how the … Read More

You Remain Our Friend

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Worldbrotherhood Choir in Palo Alto, 2008. Lyrics When we need You, You descend, Seeking grieving hearts to mend. By hate unaffected, You remain our Friend. On a cross rejected, Doomed to meet a shameful end, Still, with love perfected, You remain our Friend. Choir: Long we feared to face Your love, Lest … Read More

Palm Sunday

Composed by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda World Brotherhood Choir in Palo Alto, California 2008. Lyrics Sing out Hosanna to the son of David! Blessed, he that cometh in the name of God. Sing out Hosanna in the highest. Sing Hosanna to the Lord!

Kirtan for Divine Joy

Join Keshava in this 30 minute kirtan (devotional chanting) to awaken the divine state of joy. Ananda also offers Sunday morning worship, beautiful sacred music, and talks based on the underlying unity between the Bhagavad Gita and the Bible. Ananda’s teachings are based on those of Paramhansa Yogananda as expressed by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda, the founder of Ananda.

Peace

A beautiful song composed and sung by Swami Kriyananda. Lyrics Peace gave us the mountains. Peace gave us the sky. Nightly, when starlight enfolds us, Peace is its lullaby. Amen. Amen. Peace gave us the morning. Peace gave us the sun. Bird songs that call us to welcome Day, and fresh labors begun. Amen. Amen. Peace gave us the seasons. … Read More