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Timeless Inspiration for My Life

Joseph Cornell, author of the bestselling Sharing Nature books and founder of the worldwide Sharing Nature foundation was deeply influenced by Yogananda and the Autobiography of a Yogi.

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The Greatest Joy is to Share

In 1982, after many years of seeking meaning, a friend offered me a copy of Autobiography of a Yogi. I read it, and while not able to relate to many of the experiences shared by Yogananda, I instantly understood that he had the understanding that I had been seeking. I began taking his written lessons, after reading that he insisted … Read More

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My Personal Journey with Autobiography

We came into the world just weeks apart, Autobiography of a Yogi and I, born together in December 1946. Both of us were riding on waves of human hope: I was part of the “baby boomer” generation that emerged after millions of American servicemen returned from World War II. Hoping to leave the horrors of war behind, the soldiers wanted … Read More

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How Autobiography Changed My Life

Autobiography of a Yogi changed my life. Really, it did. There is a power in that book that is far beyond the ordinary. Paramhansa Yogananda said to Swami Kriyananda on their first meeting, “I put my vibrations into it.” I read it when I was at one of the natural transition points in life, the changeover from school to adulthood. … Read More

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Autobiography of a Yogi and Finding the Path of Kriya Yoga

All the way up the winding staircase on the fifth floor of a brownstone townhouse in Boston, I sat in my dorm room reading about Kriya Yoga in Paramhansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi. This book has been called the spark of the spiritual revolution this past century: My father had given me his copy of the Autobiography when I was home on … Read More

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The Start of a Lifelong Search

I was seven years old when I first tried to read Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi. I remember bits of it from that age, like Yogananda’s account of the Tiger Swami, but not too much. When I was 20 years old I finally read all of it. It started me on a lifelong search for God, truth, and inspired me … Read More

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How I Came to Live in a Spiritual Community Called Ananda Village

Part 1: In UK Yesterday marked my one year anniversary since I moved, from Los Angeles, into the spiritual community of Ananda Village, in the foothills of Northern California. This is the story of how reading the Autobiography of a Yogi made that happen. It all probably started with this Facebook post of mine, of June 28, 2013. It read: … Read More