By Paramhansa Yogananda
Autobiography of a Yogi is among 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 - certainly one of India's religious guru's, who's usually talked about rather within the West as, the daddy of Yoga. Yogananda chronicles his life's trip and his many encounters with religious luminaries comparable to Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Therese Neumann, and plenty of extra. the result's wondrous, and profoundly inspiring." On assembly Gandhi Yogananda observed.... "The tiny 100-pound saint radiated actual, psychological, and non secular future health. His delicate brown eyes shone with intelligence, sincerity, and discrimination; this statesman has matched wits and emerged the victor in one thousand felony, social, and political battles. No different chief on the earth has attained the safe area of interest within the hearts of his people who Gandhi occupies for India's thousands. In 1935 Yogananda travelled to Bavaria to satisfy Therese Neumann, the well-known Catholic Mystic who was once additionally a stigmatic. it's stated that Neumann survived with out nutrients or water and her merely consumption used to be one consecrated sacred Host an afternoon. At his assembly with Neumann, Yogananda asked.... "Don't you consume anything?" i wished 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 dimensions of a small coin." She extra, "I take it for sacramental purposes; whether it is unconsecrated, i can not swallow it." "Certainly you couldn't have lived on that, for twelve complete years?" "I stay via God's light." How easy her answer, how Einsteinian! "I see that strength flows on your physique from the ether, sunlight, and air." A fast smile broke over her face. "I am so satisfied to understand you know the way I live." "Your sacred existence is a regular demonstration of the reality uttered through Christ: 'Man shall no longer reside by way of bread, yet through each note 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 lifeless discover; "The price of Yogananda's autobiography is tremendously more advantageous through the truth that it truly is one of many few books in English in regards to the clever males of India which has been written, no longer by way of a journalist or foreigner, yet via one in all their very own race and coaching - in brief, a e-book approximately yogis by means of a yogi. As an eyewitness account of the extreme lives and powers of contemporary Hindu saints, the booklet has value either well timed and undying. To its illustrious writer, whom i've got had the excitement of figuring out either in India and the USA, may perhaps each reader render due appreciation and gratitude. His strange life-document is unquestionably probably 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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