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Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi

Watch these moving images while Swami Kriyananda, reading from The New Path, describes the passing of the great Master, which he witnessed in 1952.

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Images and Video from the Life of Yogananda

Beautiful images and videoclips combined with Yogananda’s timeless music from Cosmic Chants help to get to know and attune yourself to the great Master. Includes video footage of Yogananda in New York with permission from the University of South Carolina (the full clip can be viewed here), as well as footage recorded in London during Paramhansa Yogananda’s visit in 1936 before … Read More

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Autobiography of a Yogi

A Worldwide Spiritual Classic The Autobiography of a Yogi is famous and beloved all over the globe, acclaimed alike by saints and sinners, scientists, and philosophers. It is cherished by secluded yogis, busy householders, business persons, street vendors, men and women in the East and West, readers young and old. In short, Paramhansa Yogananda’s biography is read by people of … Read More

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Samadhi (Poem by Paramhansa Yogananda)

Enjoy a new visual interpretation of Yogananda’s famous poem “Samadhi”, read by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda. (best viewed in full screen mode) Vanished the veils of light and shade, Lifted every vapor of sorrow, Sailed away all dawns of fleeting joy, Gone the dim sensory mirage. Love, hate, health, disease, life, death, Perished these false shadows on the screen … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) is a world-renowned spiritual teacher and author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi. Yogananda transcended cultural, social, and religious boundaries. In 1927, he received an unprecedented invitation to the White House, where he was received by President Calvin Coolidge. In 1936, Mahatma Gandhi asked Yogananda to initiate him into Kriya Yoga, the highest technique on Yogananda’s path of … Read More