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How Did Yogananda Benefit India?

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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…

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Three Different Questions

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Question from RO: I have a few question that may be a bit strange. As Yogananda is an avatar, can he communicate with animals, plants and insects? If you feel a very strong connection to a country lets say France but you have never been in France could that mean in a past life you were living in France or were French? And…

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Dreaming of the Guru and a Deity

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Question from Mohan Kumar: I have dreamt of Paramhansa Yogananadaji passing by on a white horse with white dress, and he just smiled at me and moved on what does it mean,? Same day I saw Hanumanji idol in dreams floating in a pond. He came towards me with pearls and diamond? Can you please answer.

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What Is the Tree of Life?

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Question from Dave Steiner: I believe Yogananda referred to the “tree of life,” per mentioned in the bible, as the human body. Could you confirm that, and perhaps even tell me where I can find that account. Thanks.