By Paramhansa Yogananda
Autobiography of a Yogi is likely one of the twentieth century's best-loved non secular classics. This ebook is the unique variation first released in 1946. It info the lifetime of Paramahansa Yogananda - one in every of India's religious guru's, who's usually observed quite within the West as, the daddy of Yoga. Yogananda chronicles his life's trip and his many encounters with religious luminaries akin to Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Therese Neumann, and lots of extra. the result's wondrous, and profoundly inspiring." On assembly Gandhi Yogananda observed.... "The tiny 100-pound saint radiated actual, psychological, and religious health and wellbeing. His tender brown eyes shone with intelligence, sincerity, and discrimination; this statesman has matched wits and emerged the victor in 1000 criminal, social, and political battles. No different chief on the planet has attained the safe area of interest within the hearts of his people who Gandhi occupies for India's hundreds of thousands. In 1935 Yogananda travelled to Bavaria to fulfill Therese Neumann, the well-known Catholic Mystic who used to be additionally a stigmatic. it's stated that Neumann survived with out foodstuff or water and her basically consumption used to be one consecrated sacred Host an afternoon. At his assembly with Neumann, Yogananda asked.... "Don't you devour anything?" i needed to listen to the reply from her personal lips. "No, other than a consecrated rice-flour wafer, as soon as each morning at six o'clock." "How huge is the wafer?" "It is paper-thin, the scale of a small coin." She additional, "I take it for sacramental purposes; whether it is unconsecrated, i can't swallow it." "Certainly you couldn't have lived on that, for twelve complete years?" "I stay by way of God's light." How basic her answer, how Einsteinian! "I see you know that strength flows for your physique from the ether, solar, and air." A speedy smile broke over her face. "I am so chuffed to understand you know how I live." "Your sacred existence is a regular demonstration of the reality uttered through Christ: 'Man shall no longer reside by means of bread, yet by way of each be aware that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.'" In his foreword, Walter Evans-Wentz, the co-editor and translator of The Tibetan ebook of the useless notice; "The worth of Yogananda's autobiography is vastly more suitable by means of the truth that it's one of many few books in English concerning the clever males of India which has been written, no longer via a journalist or foreigner, yet by way of certainly one of their very own race and coaching - briefly, a publication approximately yogis via a yogi. As an eyewitness account of the extreme lives and powers of recent Hindu saints, the booklet has significance either well timed and undying. To its illustrious writer, whom i've got had the excitement of realizing either in India and the United States, might each reader render due appreciation and gratitude. His strange life-document is definitely the most revealing of the depths of the Hindu brain and center, and of the religious wealth of India, ever to be released within the West.
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