Chanting is Half the Battle! – Ananda Mumbai Kirtan

Let’s explore one of the sweetest, but also most powerful secrets of meditation: chanting! PS: this is a video recording of a kirtan that was done before the lockdown. CHANTS: – HYMN TO BRAHMA – HARI BOL – LISTEN LISTEN TO MY HEART SONG, I WILL NEVER FORGET THEE, I WILL NEVER FORSAKE THEE. – YOGANANDA YOGANANDA

“They Have Heard Thy Name”, A Translated Bengali Chant

A moving traditional Bengali song, translated as “They Have Heard Thy Name”, was originally shared in the West by Paramhansa Yogananda. Enjoy this chanting by talented Ananda musician Ramesha Nani. Lyrics: They have heard Thy name, the blind halt and lame. (2) They have come to Thy door, Lord, they have come to Thy door; Give them an audience, Lord. … Read More

A New Tomorrow

From Swami Kriyananda’s Oratorio “Christ Lives”. Lyrics When the dawn breaks, and then the morning Sends the sun high in the sky, Who would hide from heaven’s glory? Who would pass the challenge by? There’s a morning for every nation, When the sun’s high in the sky: There’s a time for every people To affirm their destiny! Even so, all … Read More

Ever New Joy

One of Paramhansa Yogananda’s most beloved chants, performed by Ramesha Nani at Ananda Village.

Yogananda Kirtan

We honor the 100th anniversary year of Yogananda’s arrival in America this weekend. Our Kirtan tonight features chants of Yogananda and a brief discussion of how he brought a whole new concept of chanting to the world with his arrival in America. With Dharmadas and Nirmala, Center leaders of Ananda Sacramento.

Many Hands Make a Miracle

Watch the Ananda Virtual Choir as they perform one of Swami Kriyananda’s most beloved theme songs – “Many Hands Make a Miracle”. Lyrics: Many hands make a miracle: Let’s all join hands together! Life on earth is so wonderful When people laugh and dance and struggle as friends: Then all their dreams achieve their ends. Many hands make a miracle: … Read More