Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York

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17 East 94th Street   New York  NY  10128

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Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center Choir

 Vedic Chanting (2:23)

Sacred verses intoned from the ancient texts of the Vedas

“May we be bathed in peace and light.”


 “Ramakrishna Sharanam” (6:06)

Hymn to Sri Ramakrishna

“May Sri Ramakrishna, the embodiment of divine grace, be my sole refuge.”


 Sri Ramakrishna Mangalam (6:58)

Hymn to Sri Ramakrishna

“Glory be to Sri Ramakrishna, the embodiment of religion,

the foremost incarnation and establisher of righteousness.”


 “Sarada Subodhaini (Jago Ma)” (2:53)

Prayer to Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi

“Awaken within my heart, O Mother ever blissful!”


   “Jaya Jaya Janani” (5:52)

Hymn to the Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi

“Victory to you, O Mother Sarada, embodiment of compassion.”


 “Sarva Mangala” (5:58)

Hymn to the Divine Mother

“O remover of all misery and affliction, salutations to Thee.”


   “Mahisasura” (4:17)

Hymn to the Divine Mother Durga

“Victory to the Divine Mother, who ever protects us from pain and suffering.”


 “Durgati Nashini” (3:54)

Hymn to the divine incarnations of Shiva and Shakti

“We bow down, again and again,

to Shiva and Shakti, embodiments of all peace and blessedness.”


   “The Living God” (3:34)

Musical rendition of the stirring words written by Swami Vivekananda

“And above all my God the wicked, my God the miserable,

my God the poor of all races, of all species, is the especial object of my worship.”


   “Song of the Sannyasin” (3:27)

Musical rendition of the poem

by Swami Vivekananda, written in Thousand Island Park

“Sing high that note, sannyasin bold! Say, ‘Om Tat Sat, Om!’ ”


   “Shivoham Shivoham” (7:46)

Six Stanzas on Nirvana by Shankaracharya

“I am Pure Knowledge and Bliss; I am Shiva! I am Shiva!”


 “Shiva Shiva” (5:52)

Hymn to the Bestower of All Blessedness

“O Lord, be gracious, and grant me devotion to Thy feet”


   “Bhaver E Pagol” (3:06)

Folk Song in praise of chanting the name of God with all one’s heart

“O my mind; may we become restless for the vision of God”


 “Shyama Giri” (3:10)

Humble entreaty to Sri Krishna, most beloved bestower of happiness

“With folded hands, again and again, I take shelter at the lovely feet of Sri Krishna”