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Is Yogananda my Guru? Is God?

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Question from Dennis Fletcher: I waver in accepting Yogananda as my guru. I accept it and reject it. I recently decided to try to devote myself to Divine Mother and it felt right, but the next day I didn’t feel the initial fulfillment. Please help me understand this. I have been practicing Kriya for 4 years and feel the benefits, but have determined I…

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Yogananda and praying to God

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Question from yvonne: Greetings! Yogananda has been my guru for 6 years. He is always with me, I speak to him all the time mentally as well as out loud. I regard him as my friend as well as guru. However, I also find that when I pray or am waiting for God in meditation, I speak to the Lord and Divine Mother.…

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Yoga and Islam

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Question from Kristian: A great strength of Yogananda’s teachings is the possible unity with all of the major religions, although this requires a considerable amount of slightly unobvious or esoteric interpretations of the lore and creed of these religions. Some of the religions, like Christianity, have been directly addressed by Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda in their writings (e.g., Revelations of Christ). However, are…