Walk Like A Man

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Walk like a man, even though you walk alone. Why court approval, once the road is known? Let come who will, but if they all turn home, The goal still awaits you: Go on alone! Follow your dream though it lead to worlds unknown. Life’s but a shadow … Read More

The Song of the Nightingale

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing of joy through the night. Teach my heart To impart Everywhere your delight. Sing of moon rays on the rain, Sing that love’s not in vain: Every grief, every wrong Has its ending in song. Nightingale! Nightingale! Sing of joy through the night. Teach all … Read More

The Secret of Laughter

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx.1980. Lyrics: The secret of laughter lies in the laughing, Not in the search for joy: It’s a swallow winging on the wind! It’s innocence in a boy. Luru luru lero, Luru luru lye! Joy will come to anyone Whose heart has learned to fly! Joy in the singing, not in … Read More

Little Kathy

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: 1. Little Kathy went dancing, – Went dancing, went dancing– Little Kathy went dancing, Went dancing one day. She danced out in the garden – The garden, the garden– She danced out in the garden, Her heart was so gay. Chorus: Lara la liri, Oh, lara la lay, … Read More

Krishna’s Flute

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: 1. I’ve heard your flute high on a cloud, Your call I can’t resist! Oh, let me come and play with you, We’ll scatter music with the dew, And sound the morning mist. 2. I’ve heard you piping on a hill, All else I’ve set aside. Oh, let … Read More

I’ve passed my Life as a Stranger (excerpt)

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: I’ve passed my life as a stranger, Lord. Roamed far in foreign lands: Far, Lord, far too far! Only he who knows he’s far from home, Only he, Lord, understands. Only he who knows he’s far from home Feels the earth and understands.2. Sometimes a stranger did take … Read More

Go On Alone!

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: Some men call it progress— Down with those who doubt!— To join the causes others join, And shout when others shout. Come, you’re a man, No passive stone! Stand up, and call your soul your own! Go on alone! Go on alone! Banish weakness: Go on alone! Go … Read More

Come Gather ‘Round

Sung by Swami Kriyananda, in a concert in Germany approx. 1980. Lyrics: 1. Come gather round: Let joy sing out today! Dawn now is breaking, And the mountains say: “It’s only light Can make the darkness run. Lift up your head, Greet the rising sun!” Mm-m-m greet the rising sun! 2. Some people think To harvest happiness By weeding troubles, … Read More