ISBN 9788189430467,Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography

Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography



Ananda Sangha Publications

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788189430467

ISBN-10 8189430467


Number of Pages 300 Pages
Language (English)


Why a biography of Paramhansa Yogananda, when he himself wrote a world-famous account of his own life in the book, Autobiography of a Yogi? The answer is, quite simply, that he wrote his book in a spirit of such humility that the reader could only intuit the author?s spiritual greatness from his perfect attitude toward every life situation. The advantage of this book is that it is written from firsthand knowledge. The purpose of this book, then, is to tell you how he was perceived by others, and especially by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda. Paramhansa Yogananda was a towering giant among saints?one of those few who come from age to age, having been sent by God with the divine mission of guiding mankind out of the fogs of delusion into the clear light of divine understanding. The incredible depth of his compassion for suffering mankind is evident in these lines, from a poem he wrote, named, ?God?s Boatman? :