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After-death Astral Journey

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Doreen korenblitt: When we die is yogananda there to help us cross over

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Was Yogananda Jesus in a Former Lifetime?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Luca: Yogananda said that Babaji, Lahiri and Sri Yukteswar were the three Magi who later were Jesus’ spiritual teachers during his “lost years” in India. In the 19th century Jesus asked Babaji to spread the teachings of Yoga in the West and the same three great souls prepared Yogananda for his mission. During his lifetime Yogananda met saints who took part…

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Why Did Yogananda Express Grief?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Saksham Sobti: When Sri Yukteshwar ji died, it is mentioned in Autobiography of a Yogi that Paramhansa Yogananda was heartbroken and wanted to meet him. He was praying to God to save him. He was feeling uneasy as well. My question is why was he getting affected by drama/play when he is self-realized? He can meet him in non-physical ways so why…

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Who Wrote the Footnotes in Autobiography of a Yogi?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from bronwyn.anthony: I am greatly enjoying Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi. Could you please tell me who wrote the footnotes that accompany the text? Thank you very much.

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Are Yogananda’s Teachings Hinduism, Or Something Else?

Nayaswami Dharmarajan

Question from Lisa: Recently I discovered the work of Yogananda and find a great alignment of my beliefs and practices therein. Is the study of P. Yogananda Hinduism, or something else?

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Yogananda’s Predictions of World Trials

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Devika: Given the current outbreak of the pandemic disease which has threatened not only the lives of countless people but is pushing the world economy towards a massive meltdown. It seems we are standing on the brink — waiting for a disaster to happen. Could it be what Yogananda had predicted?

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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.?