Yogananda Performs Wedding Ceremony

We are thrilled to offer you this very special, restored recording of Paramhansa Yogananda performing the wedding ceremony of Brahmacharee Nerode from India and Agnes Spencer from America. It was recorded in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 1931 and shown as newsreel footage on screens of movie theaters. Yogananda said at the end of the ceremony: “It is also, this … Read More

Yogananda Visits New York

We are very happy to offer you (in collaboration with the University of South Carolina) this original video footage of Swami Yogananda visiting New York City in 1923. Phil Goldberg describes the moment in his acclaimed biography The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru, pages 117-118: “The falling of leaves in 1923 … Read More

Yogananda in Samadhi

Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in Boston 100 years ago in 1920 marked the beginning of a new wave of spiritual consciousness in America and throughout the world. His mission was one of world peace and brotherhood, as well as individual Self-realization, both of which he said could be achieved through the practice of transformative meditation techniques such as Kriya Yoga, which … Read More