Sing this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda with Nayaswami Haridas Lyrics Engrossed is the bee of my mind On the blue lotus feet of my Divine Mother. Divine Mother, my Divine Mother! Divine Mother, my Divine Mother!
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Ram Navami Kirtan
Celebrating the birth of Lord Ram with Narayani and Shurjo, with Biraj, Lahari, and Abhijit from Ananda Mumbai.
Do Not Dry The Ocean of My Love – Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda
Lyrics Do not dry the ocean of my love With the fires of my desires, With the fires of my restlessness. For Thee I pine, for Thee I weep. I’ll cry no more, Thou mine evermore! Thee I find behind the fringe of my mind. Hide no more, Lord, hide no more. Leave me not, Lord, leave me no more!
To Death I’m a Stranger
Beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, recorded at Ananda Village March 19th 2023. Lyrics: To death I’m a stranger, Poor youth that I am! What destiny bears me Hence to that shore? The chalice of life, Scarce sipped at the brim, Has slipped from my grasp And stains the dark floor. Has life any meaning? The grail that men seek Has … Read More
Polestar of My Life (Chant by Yogananda)
Chant this beautiful song by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan, February 13th 2023. Lyrics: I have made Thee polestar of my life. I have made Thee polestar of my life. Though my sea is dark and my stars are gone, Though my sea is dark and my stars are gone, Still I see … Read More
Light the Lamp of Thy Love (Chant by Yogananda)
Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda and Rabindranath Tagore Chant this beautiful song recorded at Ananda Village during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan February 13th, 2023. Lyrics: (words by Rabindranath Tagore music and adaptation into English by Paramhansa Yogananda) In my house, with Thine own hands, Light the lamp of Thy love! In my house, with Thine own hands, Light the lamp … Read More
“In the Spirit”
Swami Kriyananda wrote this song, “In the Spirit,” after visiting the island of Patmos, off the coast of Greece. On this island Saint John wrote the book of Revelations. This was the inspiration for this song. Many musicians attempted to play the introductory organ prelude but it wasn’t until 2003 in India a person named Dhananjaya played the introduction as … Read More
What Lightning Flash (Chant by Yogananda)
Join us in singing this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda. Recorded at Ananda Village during the Inner Renewal Week Kirtan February 13th 2023. Lyrics: What lightning flash glimmers in Thy face, Mother! What lightning flash glimmers in Thy face! Seeing Thee, I am thrilled through and through. Seeing Thee, I am thrilled through and through. (Cosmic Chants, 1938 Edition)
Ananda Music Oral History: Robert “Tyagi Ram” Smith
Tyagi Ram Smith arrived at Ananda Village in August 1977 at the age of 24 and quickly became involved in the music, touring in 1978 with Swami Kriyananda and the first Joy Tour around the United States. Since then, Ram has served as an Ananda minister, spiritual director, teacher and performer in both the US and around the world. He … Read More