Paramhansa Yogananda said that a person’s body should be cremated as soon as possible after death and not buried. That way, the soul can go ahead and leave more quickly, to dwell in better places in the astral world, and not cling to the material body or this material world.


Organ Donation by a Yogi

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from sarada: Pranam swamiji! Can we donate our organs like eyes liver, kidnyes etc after death? Hoe to retain spiritual condition bestowed in meditation?


Death and cremation: What are Yogananda’s teachings?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Costin Chiroiu Boteanu: Hello , and all the very best to everyone involved in every form in spreading Ananda’s teachings worldwide. I want to ask you what are the spiritual implications for both after death rituals: cremation and interment . Thank you very much.