Ananda Music Oral History: David Eby

The ANANDA MUSIC ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS capture the essence of living and sharing the music of Ananda. Listen to longtime devotee musicians share their stories and remembrances of spiritual lessons learned from working on the songs and chants of Swami Kriyananda and Paramhansa Yogananda. David debuted as a cellist with the Pittsburgh Symphony at age 16 and has since performed … Read More

The Joy and Power of Chanting – 3 Hour Kirtan of “Aum Guru”

Sending rays of light throughout the world with the power of chanting. Join devotees from around the world to chant this sacred invocation, drawing on the power of the Guru. The first 2 minutes include Swami Kriyananda chanting his chant “Aum Master”. Part of this kirtan was recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village at the celebration of … Read More

Yogananda’s “Autobiography of a Yogi”: Resurrection for Every Soul

Tyagi Surendra shares this beautiful inspiration during a special program to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Paramhansa Yogananda’s spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi. You can watch the full program here. Other speakers are Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi, spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide, Phil Goldberg, author of The Life of Yogananda, along with other Ananda community leaders from around … Read More

6-Hour Chanting of the Sacred Mantra “AUM Guru”

🕉️ Let’s chant “Aum Guru” together for many hours to build spiritual magnetism and draw the grace of God and Gurus. ✨ This chanting vigil was recorded on September 12 & 13 in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, as well as by Ananda devotees around the world. We continue hearing from many people all over the world about how … Read More

Questions and Answers with Swami Kriyananda – Ananda Portland – April 18, 2001

ABOUT SWAMI KRIYANANDA In 1948 at the age of twenty-two, Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters) became a disciple of the Indian yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. At Yogananda’s request, Swami Kriyananda devoted his life to lecturing and writing, helping others to experience the living presence of God within. He taught on four continents in seven languages over the course of 65 … Read More

Healing Prayers for the World with Surendra and Lorna

Join us in these 20 minutes of coming together to strengthen light in the world — with a brief talk and meditation followed by group affirmation and visualization for world blessing. Affirmation: “God’s light is within me and around me. With the sword of faith in my hand, with the love of God in my heart, I am a warrior of light. … Read More

Blue Lotus Feet

Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda, arranged for cello ensemble by David Miller. Performed by David Eby. 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.