Did Yogananda Mention Swami Vivekananda?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from mangesh: Was Swami Vivekananda’s role in the West for Paramhansa Yoganada the same as the role of John the Baptist for Jesus Christ in Israel? Why did Yogananda never mention Vivekananda?


Who Were the Three Wise Men?

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Kailash: It has been said that the three wise men Jesus visited in India in those ‘missing years’ were Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya and Swami Sri Yukteshwar. But these Yogis were present during the incarnation of Yogananda. Mahavatar Babaji has been on Earth for 2000 or more years. But how is it that the Yogis were present during the time of…


Why are scriptures often allegorical?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from brock: If the scriptures are allegorical or symbolic, why did the authors choose to write in this complicated way? Why not just spell it out like it is done in the contemporary books? I would think the saints would want to be compassionate to trees and save lots of paper that would be used on interpretations, and alas, misinterpretations!