Hymn to Brahma

Invocation to the Gurus, from Yogananda’s Cosmic Chants (1938 edition) Recorded Monday, July 1st, 2019 with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians during the kirtan in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Jai Guru Omkara Dance

Watch this beautiful dance to the powerful Shiva chant “Jai Guru Omkara” with Ananda members during Friday evening’s program at Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration. Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village.

Dance of the Woodland Devas

Watch this beautiful dance by Ananda members during Thursday night’s concert at Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration. The song “Woodland Devas” is composed by Swami Kriyananda. Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village.

A Concert of the Music of Swami Kriyananda

Thursday night concert during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration, with Ananda’s international choir, instrumental pieces and dance. Performed in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village. Program: Brave Were the People Brothers (Fratelli) Life Is Beautiful Channels Quando mi sveglio (I Will Always Think of Thee) Life Is a Dream Home Is a Green Hill I Live Without Fear Cloisters Invocation … Read More

Life Is the Quest for Joy

Composition by Swami Kriyananda. One melody, with variations, hauntingly describes the human condition: love, hope, aspiration, courage, disappointment, and sorrow all directed toward life’s universal goal: joy. This is a new kind of music: in the tradition of classical music, but not constrained by classical structures. Transcending the emotions and the intellect, it uplifts the mind to a level of … Read More

The Jewel in the Lotus (excerpt)

Watch this beautiful rendition of excerpts from Swami Kriyananda’s moving play “The Jewel in the Lotus”, performed by members from Ananda during the celebration of Ananda’s 50th anniversary at Ananda Village.

The Peace Treaty (excerpt)

Get inspired by this beautiful rendition of excerpts from Swami Kriyananda’s play “The Peace Treaty”, performed by members of Ananda during the celebration of Ananda’s 50th anniversary at Ananda Village.

The Land of Golden Sunshine (excerpt)

Watch this beautiful rendition of excerpts from Swami Kriyananda’s play “The Land of Golden Sunshine”, performed by members from Ananda Palo Alto during the celebration of Ananda’s 50th anniversary at Ananda Village.