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I Noticed that SRF and Ananda Write Yogananda’s Title “Paramhansa” Differently – Why?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Lee: I originally listened to the audio version of Autobiography of a Yogi in 2000, published by SRF, and later read the book a couple of times. I’m interested in reading the original 1946 first edition that Ananda is offering. I noticed that SRF spells the author’s name as Paramahansa Yogananda and Ananda spells the author’s name as Paramhansa Yogananda. I’m…

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What Were Yogananda’s Favorite Books?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Sukhmandeep Singh: What were Paramhansa Yogananda’s favorite books? Did he listen to Beethoven, Mozart, etc.?

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Yogananda’s Views on Abortion

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Joanna: What was Paramahansa Yogananda’s view regarding abortion in the cases of incest or rape? And his view on fertilized eggs?

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How Did Yogananda Benefit India?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Pushkar: Greetings. Yogananda came to India in 1935 (returning after 15 years in the West), during which India was under British rule. My question is: how did Yogananda’s visit benefit India? Didn’t the British try to harm Yogananda? After all they must have been terrified by the fact that he could have easily freed India.

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God Realized Master

Nayaswami Chidambar

Question from Niraj: Did Yoganandaji ever claim that he was God-realised? Or maybe after he departed from this world he reached the highest state, ie, God-realised nirvikalpa samadhi?

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When will Yogananda be reborn?

Nayaswami Dharmarajan

Question from David St. Clair: 30 years ago I read a quote from one of Yogananda’s books where he stated that his next rebirth would be in something like 150 years at a center of learning, high in the himalayas, at a time of great technological advancement and when the world would be in great peace. What book is this from and how many years…

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A dream of performing miracles

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Pushkar: Greetings gurudev, Recently I had a dream in which I performed some miracles like the Masters. Is this a good sign of spiritual progress? I am not attached to miracles, but I would like to know how Yogananda able to exhibit undreamed-of proficiency in other fields? Did he use any technique. Kindly waiting for your reply.

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Who Was Jesus’s Guru?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Feo: Did Yogananda say what the name of Jesus’s sisters were? 2. Did Yogananda say who the guru of Jesus was?

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Contradictions in the Bible

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Feo: What does Yogananda say about all the contradictions that are in the bible ? This is one of many examples: John 10:30, “I and my Father are one.” And John 14:28. “Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto…