Dance of the Woodland Devas

Episode 14

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.

Life Is the Quest for Joy

Episode 15

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

Jai Guru Omkara Dance

Episode 20

Watch this beautiful dance to the powerful Shiva chant “Jai Guru Omkara” with Ananda members during Friday evening’s program at Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration. Recorded in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village.