Jai Guru, Jai!

Episode 34

Chant this beautiful chant to Yogananda with hundreds of devotees. Recorded Monday, July 1st, 2019 with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians during the kirtan in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Ever New Joy!

Episode 35

Yogananda’s beautiful chant in 5 languages, with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians and hundreds of devotees during the kirtan in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration. Lyrics: English: Joy, joy, joy, joy, ever new joy, joy! Italian: Gioia, gioia, gioia, sempre nuova gioia! Espanol: Gozo, gozo, gozo, siempre nueva gozo! Hindi: … Read More

Door of My Heart

Episode 36

Chant this beautiful chant from Yogananda’s Cosmic Chants (1938 edition), with hundreds of devotees in 4 languages. Recorded Monday, July 1st, 2019 with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians during the kirtan in the Temple of Light at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration. Lyrics: Door of my heart Open wide I keep for Thee Door of … Read More

What Is This Life?

Episode 37

Chant this powerful chant by Swami Kriyananda, with hundreds of devotees in the Temple of Light. Recorded Monday, July 1st, 2019 with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians during the kirtan at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration.

When My Dreams Dream Is Done

Episode 38

Chant this beautiful chant from Yogananda’s Cosmic Chants (1938 edition), with hundreds of devotees in the Temple of Light. Recorded Monday, July 1st, 2019 with Nayaswamis Dharmadas and Nirmala and many other musicians during the kirtan at Ananda Village during Ananda’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Home Is a Green Hill

Episode 39

The Italian Ananda Joy Choir sings Swami Kriyananda’s song “Home is a Green Hill”. Recorded during the Tuesday afternoon class “Meet Ananda Europa” during Ananda’s 50th anniversary week.

Ananda Europa: Our Story

Episode 41

Ananda Europa’s presentation video at the 50th anniversary of Ananda. Over 30 years of history in Europa, this is Ananda Europa!

Come Gather ‘Round

Episode 42

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 Come Gather Round 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 … Read More

What Is Love?

Episode 43

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

Temple of Light Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Episode 50

Recorded September 21, 2019, at Ananda Village, with a special Interfaith Council Ceremony. Special thanks to Erin Sorani from the Grass Vally Chamber of Commerce, Rev. Lani Howard from the Sierra Center for Spiritual Living, Dr. Don McCormick from the Grass Vally Quaker Meeting, Dr. Nancy Harper from the Spiritual Assembly of Bahai’s, Pastor Bill Wong from the Peace Lutheran … Read More

Dedication of the Pavilion of Gratitude at Ananda Village

The Ananda Janaka Foundation supports Ananda’s overall mission through Estate Gift Planning. It has established the Pavilion of Gratitude for the benefit of those who draw spiritual support from Ananda. Further development of this special area will come from Memorial donations. To make a Memorial Donation for the benefit of the Pavilion, please visit us at: https://janakafoundation.org/ananda-remembers/ or by check … Read More