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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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Homecoming

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An Awakening

Autobiography of a Yogi came to me when I was in the midst of inner turmoil and had reached a bottom point while struggling to keep calm during an intense graduate school program in Boston. My father, a long time meditator and follower of the spiritual path, had had a dream that he needed to guide his daughters spiritually, and … Read More