ISBN 9788190210505,Autobiography Of A Yogi

Autobiography Of A Yogi



Ananda Publications

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9788190210505

ISBN-10 8190210505


Number of Pages 522 Pages
Language (English)


Autobiography of A Yogi 1st Edition tells the life story of Paramahansa Yogananda. One of the best spiritual books ever written, this introduces western readers to India`s ancient science of Yoga. This book is a must read for anyone interested in spirituality, God-realization, and the laws behind miracles.Summary Of The BookAutobiography of A Yogi 1st Edition, first published in 1946, introduces readers to the extraordinary life of Paramahansa Yogananda. The book covers Yogananda`s remarkable childhood, and describes his search for his guru, Yukteswar Giri. Yogananda then spent ten years in training to become a yoga master. He taught many others The Science of Kriya Yoga, a technique that was initiated by Yukteswar. The Yogi also established a school by the name of Yogoda Satsanga Brahmacharya Vidyalaya.Autobiography of A Yogi 1st Edition covers thirty years of experience of the author while in the United States of America. He gave lectures to thousands of enthusiastic Americans about spirituality, and established the Self-Realization Fellowship. In fact, he was the first Yoga master whose mission was to live and teach in the West. This book also speaks of the Yogi`s interactions with Luther Burbank, Therese Neumann, Ananda Moyi Ma, Mahatma Gandhi, Ramana Maharshi, Rabindranath Tagore, Sir C. V. Raman, and Giri Bala. It also describes the lives and missions of swamis like Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, and Swami Sri Yukteswar.Autobiography of A Yogi 1st Edition is one of the few books that has been written about Yogis by a Yogi. Its uniqueness also lies in the fact that for the first time a Hindu Yogi had penned down an autobiography for a Western audience. The book is insightful, and states that there are laws that govern the miracles performed by saints. These fascinating facts are explained with scientific clarity. Yogananda shows methods that are to be followed in order to attain God-realization. The book is filled with gentle humour, common sense, yoga tech