Ford Theater Ananda Music Presentation

What Is Ananda Music?

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What Is Ananda Music? Is it simply beautiful music written by Swami Kriyananda that is pleasant to listen to, or does it have underlying power that can change our consciousness? Upon first hearing, Ananda Music seems slightly different from mainstream music. The …

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JOY the Ultimate Motivator

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Behind Every Great Success Is Great Motivation What’s your motivator: an external reward or the pure JOY of doing? The final moments of the BRAVO Youth Orchestra winter term had finally come. All week the kids were wound up and excited. I would have …

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The Inner Musician

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“Sometimes when I’m playing the flute and the music’s really nice, or when I’m at home playing by myself and I have parts where I can’t play, I feel so good and happy it seems as if I could burst…. I seem …

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My Earliest Memories of Music

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The earliest memory of music for a musician is probably going to be the one which inspired them to embark on the journey into music. Some experience that was strong enough to be tagged in the vast array of our brain’s amygdala, …

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The Power of Uplifting Music

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Sound or vibration, according to the great Indian master, Paramhansa Yogananda, is the most powerful force in the universe. That’s because we are made of vibration, and everything we do and think creates a vibration. The sound of Aum or Amen, …

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The Spirit Within Music

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I have the deep blessing to work with the music at Ananda Village. Most of my work is presenting music written by Swami Kriyananda, which comprises over 400 vocal and instrumental pieces. This summer we’ve had many performances: one at Ananda village, …