Nayaswami Maria chants this beautiful chant of an ancient Indian mantra, melody by Swami Kriyananda.
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
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.
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
Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Peace gave us the mountains. Peace gave us the sky. Nightly, when starlight enfolds us, Peace is its lullaby. Amen. Amen. Peace gave us the morning. Peace gave us the sun. B ird songs that call us to welcome Day, and fresh labors begun. Amen. Amen. Peace gave … Read More
Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: I’ve lived in many countries And mixed with many men. I’ve shared their days of sunshine, Gone with them in the rain. The fires at evening said we were brothers. The fires at evening said we were— Brothers! A soldier I saw weeping Beside a dying friend. My … Read More
A chant composed by Swami Kriyananda, chanted by members of Ananda Mumbai and Ananda Pune.
Song dedicated to Paramhansa Yogananda, sung by the Ananda Village Choir during Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi celebration March 7th, 2019. Lyrics: O Master, may Thy joy fill our days. O Master, may Thy wisdom guide our ways. The time has come for us to see That there’s but one reality Upon the earth and high above: The truth that all was made … Read More
Chant this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda from his Cosmic Chants (1938), together with a kirtan group at Ananda Village. This was one of Swami Sri Yukteswar’s favorite songs, which Yogananda often chanted in his ashram.
Monday night kirtan during Inner Renewal Week at Ananda Village. Chants by Paramhansa Yogananda, Swami Kriyananda and traditional Indian.
I Will Be a Gypsy Chant this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda from his Cosmic Chants (1938), together with a kirtan group at Ananda Village.
A beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda, sung by members of Ananda Village. 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 the path through Thy mercy; Still I see … Read More