Autobiography of a Yogi is an immensely gratifying spiritual read that has altered and enriched the lives of millions across the world, since it was first published in 1946. An originative text that tells the story of Paramhansa Yogananda, this book has been revered for its memorable, incisive and instructive teachings. This spiritual autobiography will take you on an incredible journey of Indian mysticism and spirituality and deliver humbling, comforting truths about life and existence.
Autobiography of a Yogi is an eloquently written story of an extraordinary life and an inspiring meditation on the art of yoga. Written decades ago, this poignant autobiography still has ample vigor and relevance in today s world.
"...a small, beautifully produced book, that is a perfect gift to oneself or to another. Each excerpt, which is coupled with a lovely and delicate scene from nature, is indeed a treasure consisting of maybe only a sentence or two, yet they are words enough to take one to a very deep place..". -- New Age Retailer, National Review Network A beautiful gift book filled with inspirational sayings taken from Yogananda's original 1946 version of Autobiography of a Yogi. With black and white photographic art, and a beautiful 4-color cover complementing the original blue cover of Autobiography of a Yogi. A volume to cherish for all truthseekers!
The Autobiography of Yogi The book is of Paramahansa Yogananda's remarkable life story that opens our minds to the joys, the boundless beauty and the unending possibilities of every living being. The book narrates about the world of Yogis and Saints, Science and miracles, death and rebirth. Also, reveals the deepest secrets of life and of this world. It emphasizes the value of KRIYA YOGA, and a life of self-respect, calmness, determination, simple diet, and regular exercise. A complete study of the science of Kriya Yoga, which is a simple, psychophysiological method by which the human blood is decarbonized and recharged with oxygen. It helps the people to nurture their spiritual growth and awaken to Self and God-realization. "A book that opens windows of the mind and spirit." - India Journal
The true saga of one man's search for truth, and the four years he lived and worked with one of the spiritual giants of our times, Paramhansa Yoganandad. With over 400 rare stories and sayings from the great Master.
This is the 70th-anniversary edition of Autobiography of a Yogi. Designated one of the 100 most important spiritual books of the 20th century, this book is the reprint of the 1946 first edition, with all its intact inherent power. Autobiography of a Yogi is the autobiography of the realized master Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and the West. The autobiography begins with Yogananda's childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an invitation to speak in a religious congress in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He then travels across America lecturing and establishing his teachings in Los Angeles, California. Autobiography of a Yogi is both an engaging narrative of Yoganandya's life, as well as a monumental work of spiritual teaching. It has been in print for seventy years and has been highly acclaimed as a spiritual classic. A timeless masterpiece. One Volume, 502 pages.
The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru
Author: Philip Goldberg
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Category: Biography & Autobiography
He was called “the 20th century’s first superstar guru” (Los Angeles Times), and today, nearly a century after he arrived in the United States, he’s still the best known and most beloved of all the Indian spiritual teachers who have come to the West. Now, finally, Paramahansa Yogananda has the authoritative biography he deserves. Yogananda, considered by many to be the father of modern yoga, has had an unsurpassed global impact thanks to the durability of his teachings, the institutions he created or inspired, and especially his iconic memoir, Autobiography of a Yogi. Since its publication in 1946, that book has sold millions of copies and changed millions of lives. But it doesn’t tell the whole story. Much of Yogananda’s seminal text is devoted to tales about other people, and it largely overlooks the three vital decades he spent living, working, and teaching in America. Huge chunks of his life —challenges, controversies, and crises; triumphs, relationships, and formative experiences —remain unknown to even his most ardent devotees. In this captivating biography, scholar and teacher Philip Goldberg fills the gaps, charting a journey that spanned six decades, two hemispheres, two world wars, and unprecedented social changes. The result is an objective, thoroughly researched account of Yogananda’s remarkable life in all its detail, nuance, and complex humanity. But this is more than a compelling life story. “Yogananda would, I believe, want any book about him to not only inform but transform,” Goldberg writes. “It is my hope that readers will be enriched, expanded, and deepened by this humble offering.” That is sure to be the case for both Yogananda enthusiasts and those who discover him for the first time in these illuminating pages.