Informal Concert at Ananda Palo Alto

Hear rarely heard songs, and some rarely heard singers, in this relaxed, informal evening concert at Ananda Temple. Soloists who are just spreading their wings will perform, as well as more experienced singers. A fun and expansive evening of music, as well as some serious inner work — performance as a way of moving past ego into a greater flow.

In the Spirit

Beautiful song by Swami Kriyananda, inspired by St. John the Apostle on the island of Patmos. Performed by Prashad and Mukti in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village, September 18th 2022. Lyrics I was caught up in ecstasy: ’ Twas a day sanctified by God. There He showed me the truths of heaven, Truths which all, seeking Him, should … Read More

Ananda Music Oral History: Karen Gamow

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. Karen was born into a family of musicians and began musical instruction at the age of … Read More

One Chant One Hour – Thou Art My Life

Chant this beautiful chant by Paramhansa Yogananda with Narayani and Shurjo. Lyrics: Thou art my Life, Thou art my Love, Thou art the sweetness which I do seek. In the thought by my Love brought, I taste Thy name, so sweet so sweet. Devotee knows how sweet You are, he knows whom You let know.

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

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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

When You Come From Napoli – Dance

When You Come From Napoli, by Swami Kriyananda. Dance by Suryani and Tandava. Performed at Ananda Palo Alto on August 21, 2022 Lyrics When You Come From Napoli by Donald Walters 1. When you come from Napoli, La la la la, la la la Life is long and joy is free, La la la la Chorus: La la la, etc. … Read More

Lord, I Am Thine (Chant by Swami Kriyananda)

Sing along this beautiful rendition of Swami Kriyananda’s chant “Lord, I Am Thine”, recorded at Ananda Village during Spiritual Renewal Week 2022. Lyrics: Lord, I am Thine, I am Thine, I am Thine. Lord, I am Thine, I am Thine! Lord, I am Thine, I am Thine, I am Thine. Lord, I am Thine, I am Thine! Be Thou mine, … Read More

Lord, When in Darkness (Chant by Swami Kriyananda)

Join us in singing this beautiful chant by Swami Kriyananda. Recorded at Ananda Village during Spiritual Renewal Week 2022. Lyrics Lord, when in darkness, Lord, in confusion, Always I’ll follow Thee. Lord, when in darkness, Lord, in confusion, Always I’ll follow Thee. If I grieve or lose my way, Only Thou canst comfort me. If I grieve or lose my … Read More