(Excerpted from the Essence of Self-Realization—Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda, compiled by Swami Kriyananda, Crystal Clarity, Publishers) “Self-realization,” a phrase commonly used today, implies many things that are very attractive—expansive horizons for personal growth; freedom from institutional and dogmatic constraints; direct personal experience of Truth and of God. Paramhansa Yogananda, the well-known author of Autobiography of a Yogi, often spoke of Self-realization which … Read More
Paramhansa Yogananda’s book, Autobiography of a Yogi, is a work that continues to touch the lives of millions of people even 73 years after its publication in 1946. Its power was illustrated to me during a recent visit to China. Walking past a bookstore in Guangzhou, a lady I know glanced at the front-window display of newly released books. Her … Read More
Satsang with Tyagis Narayani & Shurjo Find the free online edition at GoYogananda.com
Satsang with Tyagis Nararyani & Shurjo from Ananda Mumbai
Nayaswami Pranaba shares this beautiful inspiration during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
Nayaswami Pranaba shares this deep inspiration during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
Nayaswami Krishnadas shares Yogananda’s powerful technique during his Sunday Service at Ananda Village.
The soul as Spirit’s reflection, has the same qualities as Spirit. Separate in nature from the body, the soul is that which inspires courage, fervor, and all other noble qualities. Man’s too close identification with matter keeps the soul confined to the body prison and prevents him from finding freedom in God in the realm of eternal bliss. The ego … Read More
Hong-Sau in the spine • How to become a master in this life • Yogananda’s thoughts on hypnotism • Two kinds of poverty • Churches and good works • The essence of spiritual teaching (Conversations with Yogananda: 377-381)