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
Celebrating 100 years of spiritual awakening with Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival in America and the start of his mission to the world.
Join Ananda for a special service on the birthday of Paramhansa Yogananda, January 5th, 2020: https://www.onlinewithananda.org/ananda-village-sunday-service This year marks the 100th anniversary of Paramhansa Yogananda’s arrival to the United States of America. Yogananda has been called, “The Father of Yoga to the West.” His book, *Autobiography of a Yogi,* sparked a spiritual revolution around the world, and has inspired millions. … Read More
THE VISION Paramhansa Yogananda: “Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept! A small harmonious group may inspire other ideal communities over the earth. “Far into the night my dear friend – the first Kriya Yogi in America – discussed with me the need for world colonies founded on a spiritual basis. Man is a soul, not an institution; his inner reforms … Read More
Paramhansa Yogananda was one of the first to bring meditation and spark a spiritual awakening in the West.
What was Yogananda like? Personal qualities, characteristics • A Master lives in the moment • Intuition on the spiritual path (Conversation 303)
Listen to renowned expert Phil Goldberg (author of “American Veda”) talk about the influence of Paramhansa Yogananda and his “Autobiography of a Yogi” in the West. (recorded in Los Angeles on Dec 1, 2016, the 70th anniversary of the publication of the “Autobiography of a Yogi”.) Read the book that inspired George Harrison and the Beatles to meditate. www.ananda.org/sgt-peppers
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