Asha guides us through one of the most influential spiritual books of the last 100 years. A first-hand account of miracles, saints, the nature of life and death, and the possibility of a direct, personal relationship with God, told by a modern-day saint and yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda.
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
Asha Nayaswami talks about Lahiri Mahasaya on Guru Day at the Ananda Community in Mountain View, California.
Satsang with Tyagis Narayani & Shurjo Find the free online edition at GoYogananda.com
This is the story of how Lahiri Mahasaya got summoned by Babaji to the Himalayas, where he was initiated in the ancient technique of Kriya Yoga. He then was given the mission to spread Kriya, giving it to all those who sincerely asked for spiritual help. Today, Kriya Yoga is practiced all over the world, and it all started with … Read More
Chapter 3 & 4 We finished chapter 3 and moved into the 4th chapter. After Yogananda’s meeting in Benares with Swami Pranabananda (the Saint with two bodies), Yogananda now back in Calcutta tries to escape with his two friends to the Himalayas. But will he make it? We’ll continue where we left off in the next class.
Chapter 4 Thwarted in his attempt to run away to the Himalayas, Yogananda’s brother tries once again to dissuade him from continuing his search for God. We’ll continue where we left off in the next class. videos
Chapter 4 We finish Chapter 4 with wonderful stories from the life of Lahiri Mahasaya, shared by his disciple Swami Kebalananda, and Yogananda’s newly appointed Sanskrit tutor. We’ll continue where we left off in the next class.
Chapter 5: We begin this chapter with the highly philosophical conversation between Yogananda and a Sadhu at the Kalighat temple.