O God Beautiful – Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda and Guru Nanak

Recently there was the 550th birthday of the great Sikh Saint Guru Nanak. This chant, “O God Beautiful” was composed by him, Paramhansa Yogananda translated it into English and added his own melody. We honor these two great masters and the one God who unites us all through this chant!

I Awake in Thy Light

Chant by Swami Kriyananda Lyrics: I awake in Thy Light! I awake in Thy Light! I am joyful, I am free, I awake in Thy Light! I awake in Thy Love! I awake in Thy Love! I am joyful, I am free, I awake in in Thy Love! I awake in Thy Joy! I awake in Thy Joy! I am … Read More

Thou Art My Life – Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda

Watch this beautiful rendition of Paramhansa Yogananda’s chant “Thou Art My Life”, chanted at the Temple of Light at Ananda Village. Lyrics: Thou art my life, Thou art my love, Thou art the sweetness which I do seek. In the thought by my love brought; In the thought by my love brought, I taste Thy name so sweet, so sweet. … Read More

Thousands of Suns – Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda

Composed by Paramhansa Yogananda, this chant tells us how the beauty of God in the form of Divine Mother is brighter than thousands of suns and moons! Lyrics: Who tells me Thou art dark O my Mother Divine? Thousands of suns and moons from Thy body do shine.

Of His Dreams Our Love Was Made – Song by Swami Kriyananda

Beautifully sung by Shamini and Baraquiel from Ananda Pune. Lyrics Of His Dreams Our Love Was Made (formerly, God, Our Father – Mother) by Donald Walters (Swami Kriyananda) 1. God is our father, our mother, too; God is our dearest treasure. God’s ever near, the one friend who Loves us without any measure. Of his dreams our love was made. … Read More

Door of My Heart

One of Paramhansa Yogananda’s most beloved chants, performed by a small choir group at Ananda Village (arrangement by Swami Kriyananda). Lyrics: Door of my heart Open wide I keep for Thee Door of my heart Open wide I keep for Thee Wilt Thou come, wilt Thou come Just for once come to me Wilt Thou come, Wilt Thou come Just … Read More

What Is Love?

Music by Swami Kriyananda, performed by the Ananda Palo Alto choir and directed by Karen Gamow. Recorded at Ananda Village during the 50th anniversary celebration. Lyrics What is love? Is it only ours? Or does love whisper in the flowers? Surely we, children of this world, Could not love by our own powers. What is joy? Is it just a … Read More