The Autobiography of a Yogi (Paperback)
Autobiography of A Yogi' 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. 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. About the Author: Paramahansa Yogananda was born in as Mukunda Lal Ghosh. He was an Indian yogi and guru. Some of the books written by him are Karma and Reincarnation, How To Have Courage, Calmness, And Confidence: The Wisdom Of Yogananda 1st Edition, The Bhagavad Gita 1st Edition, and Whispers From Eternity 1st Edition. At the age of 17, in the year 1910, he found his guru Swami Yukteswar Giri. Yogananda graduated with a B.A. from the Serampore College, and in 1915 took vows to join the Swami Order. Here, he was given the name Swami Yogananda Giri. The Yogi established the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India in Ranchi. In 1920, he was sent to Boston to attend the International Congress of Religious Liberals. He lived in America for the next thirty years (1920-1952), and taught the soul-awakening techniques of Kriya Yoga to many people. Yogananda visited India in 1935, where he was given the monastic title of Paramahansa, which represents the highest spiritual attainment. The Yogi passed away in 1952, and his funeral service was attended by with hundreds of people in Los Angeles. On his twenty-fifth death anniversary, the Indian government issued a special commemorative stamp in his honour.